Grass+ Section 10 - Maximising Sward Productivity

Published 29 December 11

grass+ section 10


Maximising Sward Productivity

  • Establishing conditions for a productive grazing sward.
  • Monitoring sward ryegrass and clover contents.
  • Assessing the extra contribution white clover can make.
  • Identifying ways of securing more high quality grazing.
  • Tackling grassland weeds, pests and diseases.

Objective: To produce and maintain high productivity perennial ryegrass/clover swards.

Challenge: Have your soil tested once every four years. Manage your swards to improve ryegrass and clover content.

You are able to download the content of section 10 of the grass+ programme.