Grass+ factsheet 3 - field cover calibration

Published 29 December 11

grass+ 2011 factsheet 3 - field cover calibrations



To accurately measure field cover level would require all the pasture being removed from the feild at just above ground level. A method of calibration has been drawn up to help assessemnt of sward cover.

This factsheet gives you details on how to take a sample, weigh it and then dry it before using the results and the ready reckoner table to give you a field cover.

You are able to download this factsheet from the grass+ programme.