Grass+ factsheet 12 - herbage analysis

Published 10 July 12

grass+ 2011 factsheet 12 - herbage analysis

Fresh herbage analysis is useful

  • to establish if a forage crop is suitbale for ensiling
  • identify possible additive requirements
  • checking sulphur status of soils
  • checking the trace element content of forage
  • determining the dry matter content for use in calculations

This factsheet looks at all these uses and how to go about achieving a reliable analysis.

You are able to download this factsheet from the Grass+ programme. The full programme is available via post from this link.