Grass+ Section 2 - Calculating the Cost of Your Feeds

Published 13 December 11

grass+ section 2


Calculating the Cost of Your Feeds

  • Establishing the real cost of grazed grass, silage and other feeds
  • Using the utilised DM approach
  • Improving grazed grass utilisation
  • Calculating actual forage production costs

Objective:  To understand the real farm cost of different feed types.

Challenge: Calculate your current feed costs. Plan feed cost savings in the coming year through a grazed grass output of 10 tonnes of utilised DM/ha.

You are able to download the content of section 1 of the grass+ programme.