Sunday, July 3, 2011

Pasture Growth by July 3

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 2011
Week StartingFields sampledMinimum Maximum Average Past 6 yr Average
(no.)(pounds of DM per day)
April 378.822.713.9na
April 10912.963.440.1na
April 17282.1126.243.458
April 24300.2197.758.675
May 1 420.4173.864.582
May 8 576.7248.495.885
May 15 380.4207.18595
May 22 526.1170.782.377
May 29 311.3213.576.359
June 5 331.4130.972.950
June 12 2115.168444.550
June 19 270.4113.94548
June 26 242.75111.934.249