- The average soil temperature in Newford this week was 9.6 degrees
- With the breeding season approaching fast, the farm needs to build up grass on the home farm. To be able to maintain the 107 cows during AI.
- Grass growth rate on the home farm was 26 Kg DM/Ha this week.
- Slurry has been spread on some of the home farm at a rate of 1,700 gals per acre
- The below diagram shows how difficult spring grass growth this year is as compared to 2017.
2018 grass growth is the green line.