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Grass10 Newsletter - 6th April 2021

08 April 2021
Type Newsletter

Information and updates from the Grass10 team

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The key messages in this week’s newsletter are:

  • PastureBase data for the week & Elodie Ruelle’s MoSt Grass Growth Prediction Model.  
    Grass growth improved last week, however a colder week in store with air and soil temperatures dropping.
  • Niall Callanan from Co. Galway discusses his grazing plan as he starts his 2nd rotation. Niall focuses on the weekly grass walk and keeping AFC and Cover/cow in line with his targets.
  • Grazing tips to hold Average Farm Cover during this colder week from the Grass10 team.
  • Spring Grazing Update from Grassland Farmer of the Year Grassland Merit award winner Noel Hurley from Co. Cork.
  • A video explaining the “Band Method” of grass measuring for beginners.
  • The Grass10 team caught up with Aidan Maguire as he starts his 2nd rotation on his dairy calf to beef farm in Co. Meath. See video here:  http://bit.ly/AidanMaguireG10