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1

What are the three types of grass?

Rough grazing
Permanent pasture
Short term grass leys

2

What is rough grazing?

Uncultivated and unimproved grassland for livestock grazing

3

What is permanent pasture?

5 years old or more that's been improved gradually from rough grazing

4

What is grass leys?

Rotational grass, highly productive

5

What are three things looking for for nutritional quality?

Digestibility
Protein
Dry matter content

6

What PH is ideal for grassland management?

6-6.2

7

What does poor drainage lead to?

Compaction
Weak and disease prone grass
Lack of yield and nutritious grass

8

What are four examples of weeds for grasslands?

Docks
Thistles
Ragwort
Nettles

9

What is an example of cultural weed control?

Topping cutting

10

What are major pests of grassland?

Fruit fly
Leather jackets
Wireworms

11

What can silage be made out of?

Maize
Lucerne
Whole crop cereals