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Sweetgrass

Sweetgrass is a nitrogen grassland fertiliser specifically designed to increase sward palatability and maximise milk and meat production from grass for optimum economic returns.

For dairy, beef and sheep farmers

Who are looking to save money while increasing milk yield, live weight gain and improving animal health

Our product is a 23% nitrogen + 2% sulphur + 1.2% magnesium enriched with 5% sodium that improves the quality of grass

Contains added sweetening agents

Our formulation increases the palatability of grass, thus increasing dry matter intakes

It is tried, tested and proven in Ireland and the UK

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What is Sweetgrass?

Sweetgrass is a high nitrogen fertiliser with added sweetening agents. Its special formulation increases the palatability of your grass, thus increasing dry matter intakes.

Why use Sweetgrass?

For sweeter grass

  • When applied to grass, sodium has been shown to improve its palatability

For increased Dry Matter Intake

  • Increased palatability will lead to increased dry matter intake

For cleaner paddocks

  • The sweeter the grass the tighter the grazing

For top dressing Beet

  • Top dressing beet with the combination of Nitrogen, Sulphur, Sodium and Magnesium gives an excellent yield response

Benefits of Sweetgrass

  • Increases grass protein
  • Contains many essential trace elements for top dressing sugar beet
  • Less topping as a result of tighter grazing
  • Helps maintain sward quality throughout season
  • Increased livestock dry matter intakes
  • Produces sweeter grass
     
     
     
     
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Comparing daily live weight gains of weaned lambs

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Assessing sugar content of grass silage

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Comparing differences in grass forage yield and mineral balance

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Assessing the impact on grazed grass

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Comparing grazed grass

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Comparing grazed grass

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Comparing reduction in mineral N application compared to CAN North Tipperary 2022

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Comparing reduction in mineral N application compared to CAN County Mayo 2022

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Comparing reduction in mineral N application compared to CAN North Tipperary 2023

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Comparing reduction in mineral N application compared to CAN Galway 2023

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PRODUCT RANGE
SWEETGRASS is a grassland fertiliser range enriched with granular sodium
SWEETGRASS 23-0-0 + 2 S + 1.2Mg + 5 NaFor use in early, rotational and aftermath grazing, and for silage
SWEET SUSTAIN 35-0-0 + 5 S + 5 NaFor use in early, rotational and aftermath grazing, and for silage
SWEET 18's 18-6-10+3 S + 4 NaFor use in early, rotational and aftermath grazing, and for silage
Application Rate

The below recommendations are for guidance only. Please consult your Advisor for a detailed recommendation based on your specific requirements and situation.

SituationTiming
GrazingFor early grass, apply 2 bags per acre 6 – 8 weeks before turnout. Generally, apply 1½ bags per acre after each grazing as required but keeping within the parameters of the nitrates directive.
Silage/haySuitable for hay, and both first and second cut silage. Apply 3-5 bags per acre as required but keeping within the parameters of the nitrates directive.
TillageCan be applied to cereal, beet and other tillage crops as a top dressing to satisfy Nitrogen requirements of that crop.
Need a Carbon Footprint?

Our aim is to provide specific carbon footprints for our products, improving accuracy for recording and reporting. NUTRI-CO2OL, our independently ADAS verified carbon footprint model, was developed to account for changes in raw material sourcing, production and blending sites. 

An indicative carbon footprint for Sweetgrass is below.