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Grass10 Newsletter - 9 February 2021

09 February 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. Growth predictions are low for the remainder of this week, however the forecast is for a return to milder weather over the weekend.
  • Images from farmers around the country who are beginning grazing for spring 2021.
  • Did you miss our webinar titled “Getting Familiar with PastureBase Ireland” last week? Catch up here
  • Information on a new Clover Research Programme starting in April 2021.
  • Tips on Spring grazing on sheep farms from Philip Creighton, Teagasc Athenry, Co. Galway.

Aidan Maguire runs a Dairy-Calf to Beef system in Co. Meath. Aidan puts a big focus now on spring grazing and getting out to grass early in the year. Watch a video to see how Aidan manages grazing in spring on his farm here