Grass+ Section 3 - Assessing your Pasture

Published 13 December 11

grass+ section 3


Assessing your Pasture

  • How the grass plant grows - capture this for your benefit
  • Using sward assessment to improve pasture productivity
  • Developing the skills to understand pastures
  • Measuring field cover to assess and monitor grazing
  • Ensuring pasture quality

Objective:  To improve pasture productivity through regular assessments of sward growth and quality.

Challenge: Develop sward assessment skills. Increase grass intake by at least 0.5 tonne utilised DM/cow this year.

You are able to download the content of section 3 of the grass+ programme.