Warm temperatures and showers will result in rapid growth during the next few weeks. First rotation management will set the stage for remainder of the season. Leaving 7-10 cm of grass after grazing will allow for rapid regrowth and the development of a strong stand. Grass based pastures will respond to an early June nitrogen application of about 45 kg/hectare N.
Written by Jack Kyle
Area of Focus • Grazing management practices to improve productivity and economic sustainability • Best management practices for environmentally sustainable livestock grazing