Track 2-08: Impacts on and Adaptation of Livestock Production Systems to Climate Change

The 22rd International Grassland Congress (Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities) took place in Sydney, Australia from September 15 through September 19, 2013.
Proceedings Editors: David L. Michalk, Geoffrey D. Millar, Warwick B. Badgery, and Kim M. Broadfoot
Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia

22nd International Grassland Congress Theme 2:
Improving Grassland Environment and Resources:
Climate Change and Impacts on Grasslands:
Impacts on and Adaptation of Livestock Production Systems to Climate Change

Impacts of Climate Change on Livestock Systems: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

Mark Howden, CSIRO, Australia
S. Schroeter, CSIRO, Australia
S. Crimp, CSIRO, Australia
C. Stokes, CSIRO, Australia

Adaptation to Climate Change in Mixed Crop-Livestock Farming Systems in Developing Countries

Philip K. Thornton, Agriculture and Food Security, Kenya
Mario Herrero, CSIRO, Australia

Adapting Livestock Production Systems to Climate Change in Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities

D. D. Poudel, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
R. P. Thakur, Nepal Agriculture Research Council, Nepal
T. Duex, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
G. Blakewood, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
A. Singh, CARE-Nepal, Nepal
A. DeRamus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B. Chapagain, Asta-Ja Abhiyan Nepal, Nepal
K. Acharya, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
S. Adhikari, Asta-Ja Abhiyan Nepal, Nepal
R. B. Gramling, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
N. Sharma, USAID, Nepal

Adaptation Strategies of Breeders Facing Global Change in Harsh Conditions

Luming Ding, Lanzhou University, China
Shikui Dong, Beijing Normal University, China
Ibrahim Daoud, Matruh Governorate, Egypt
Enzo Fasioli, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral, Argentina
Ruijun Long, Lanzhou University, China
Véronique Alary, CIRAD/Icarda/ARC-APRI, Egypt
Fernando Coronato, CENPAT, Argentina
Mona Abdelzaher, Agricultural Research Center, Egypt
Adel Aboul Naga, Agricultural Research Center, Egypt
Alejandro Schweitzer, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral, Argentina
Thierry Bonaudo, AgroParisTech, France
Jean François Tourrand, CIRAD, France

Planet at Risk from Grazing Animals?

Albrecht F. Glatzle, INTTAS, Paraguay

Making Decisions to Identify Forage Shrub Species for Versatile Grazing Systems

Jason Emms, South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia
Philip E. Vercoe, University of Western Australia, Australia
Steve J. Hughes, South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia
Peter Jessop, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Hayley C. Norman, CSIRO, Australia
Tanya Kilminster, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia
Andrew Kotze, CSIRO, Australia
Zoey Durmic, University of Western Australia, Australia
Nathan Phillips, CSIRO, Australia
Dean K. Revell, CSIRO, Australia

Effects of Fibrolytic Enzymes on in Vitro Ruminal Fermentation and Methane Production from Panicum maximum (Wild Guinea Grass--Ecotype A) and Rice Straw (Oryza sativa)

Thakshala Seresinhe, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
R. Mayes, James Hutton Institute, Scotland
N. E. Odongo, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria

In Vitro Screening of Tropical Forages for Low Methane and High Ammonia Generating Potential in the Rumen

Thakshala Seresinhe, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
A. N. F. Perera, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

The Effectiveness of Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategies for the Dairy Industry in South-Western Victoria, Australia

Mao-Heng Kuo, University of Melbourne, Australia
Brendan R. Cullen, University of Melbourne, Australia

Radiant Temperature of Cattle According to Rangeland Environment and Breed

Luciano A. González, CSIRO, Australia
Anne-Sophie Clerc, CSIRO, Australia
Christopher J. O’Neill, CSIRO, Australia

Methane Emissions by Lactating Ewes Grazing Italian Ryegrass

Jean V. Savian, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Armindo B. Neto, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
Radael M. T. Schons, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Leonardo Barreto Maass, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Diego B. de David, FEPAGRO, Brazil
Teresa C. M. Genro, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Cimélio Bayer, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Paulo C. de F. Carvalho, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Effect of Time of Access to Pasture and the Provision of a Total Mixed Ration on the Performance and Methane Production of High Yielding Dairy Cows

Joyce Mufungwe, Harper Adams University, UK
S. Mark Rutter, Harper Adams University, UK
Robert G. Wilkinson, Harper Adams University, UK
Jim A. Huntington, Harper Adams University, UK
Liam A. Sinclair, Harper Adams University, UK

Effects of Different Feed Additives on Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle

P. Giraldo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
A. Marín, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
L. A. Giraldo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

Assessment of Methane Production by Goats under Intermittent Grazing

Naomi C. Meister, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Nailson L. S. Lemos, University of Northeast Bahia State. Brazil
Fernando O. Alari, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Victor C. Silva, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
William Koury Filho, Brasilcomz Company, Brazil
Ana C. Ruggieri, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil