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Measuring fresh grass can offer valuable insights for effective management due to several reasons. Beyond relying solely on visual assessment, understanding the specific nutritional value of fresh grass becomes advantageous.

The Fresh Grass Check provides the following benefits:

  1. Determining the optimal harvesting time.
  2. Gaining clarity about the cows' diet during the grazing season.
  3. Fine-tuning fertilisation practices.
  4. Identifying the ideal mowing time.

Determining the right moment to start harvesting significantly impacts the feed value in the silage, subsequently influencing the next season's outcomes. However, the ideal mowing time varies among dairy farmers based on factors like geographical location, field history, fertilisation strategy, soil type, and ration requirements.

To ensure healthy cows and optimise milk production when cows graze in the pasture, knowing the contents of fresh grass becomes essential. Analysing fresh grass provides crucial information for adjusting the amount of concentrated feed during the grazing season and prevents leaving anything to chance.

Additionally, the analysis of fresh grass is valuable for evaluating different fertilisation levels, providing insights into the relationship between grass quality and fertilisation. This analysis includes considering the palatability of the grass, as assessed through the sugar and sodium content.