Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Pasture growth by May 30, 2010

The following table shows the growth from pastures participating in the project. For information about the project see the introductory post. The information is reported in pounds of dry matter grown per acre per day. It contains the reported results as of the posting date. Some reports may be delayed for various reasons. Previous week’s information is updated when it is received. The current table will reflect the total information available.

Weekly Pasture Growth for 2010
Week StartingFields sampledMinimum Maximum Average Past 5 yr Average
(no.)(pounds of DM per day)
March 2892.76638.6na
April 4147.793.434.4na
April 11202.4188.356.4na
April 18190.2184.544.860.9
April 25
May 2513.3232.7101.878.6
May 9411232.880.486.4
May 16523.825665100
May 23253.525161.675.7