Track 3-05: Effective Pathways for Industry Use of Grasslands Technology

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 3:
Grassland People, Rights, Policies, Practices and Processes:
Achieving Change:
Development and Adoption of New Technology:
Effective Pathways for Industry Use of Grasslands Technology

Adoption of Forage Technologies by New Zealand Farmers–Case Studies

John Caradus, Grasslanz Technology Limited, New Zealand
Simon Lovatt, AgResearch, New Zealand
Bruce Belgrave, Grasslanz Technology Limited, New Zealand

Demonstration Farms to Improve Grassland and Household Incomes in Western China

Jing Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Gemma Turnbull, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring–Delivering Real Change in Practice on UK Livestock Farms

Sara J. Gregson, The British Grassland Society, UK

From Research to Practice Change–Achieving Adoption through Regionally Packaged Technology and Farm Systems

Kate Sargeant, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Scott Glyde, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Development of a Forage Evaluation System for Perennial Ryegrass Cultivar and Endophyte Combinations in New Zealand Dairy Systems

Jeremy R. Bryant, DairyNZ Ltd., New Zealand
David F. Chapman, DairyNZ Ltd., New Zealand
Elizabeth Leonard, DairyNZ Ltd., New Zealand
William H. McMillan, DairyNZ Ltd., New Zealand
Graham A. Kerr, Agriseeds Ltd., New Zealand
Glenn Judson, Agricom Ltd., Canada
Tim Cookson, Cropmark Seeds Ltd., New Zealand
Grant R. Edwards, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Range Management Program: “Los Ángeles” Experimental Cattle Ranch in Northern México

Ricardo Vásquez, Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro, Mexico
Silverio G. Pérez, Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro, Mexico