Track 3-06: Tools to Aid Uptake of New 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:
Tools to Aid Uptake of New Technology

The Role Modelling and Farming Systems Research Can Play in Redesigning Grazing Systems for Improved Productivity and Environmental Sustainability

Angela Avery, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Kate Sargeant, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Michael A. Friend, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Ralph Behrendt, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Paul Sanford, Department of Agriculture, Australia
Craig Beverly, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Cameron Allen, Meat and Livestock Australia, Australia
David L. Michalk, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Grassland Management–The PROGRAZE™ Approach

R. P. Graham, Livestock Management, Australia
C. M. Langford, Charles Sturt University, Australia
G. P. Meaker

Assisting Smallholder Farmers in Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems to Understand the Potential Effects of Technologies and Climate Change through Participatory Modelling

P. Masikati, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics, Zimbabwe
Andre van Rooyen, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Zimbabwe
Sabine Homann-KeeTui, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Zimbabwe

Using e-Learning to Aid Technical Uptake of Goat-Based Technologies by Small Livestock Producers in the Philippines

Anna Marie P. Alo, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Jose Rey Y. Alo, Department of Agriculture, Philippines
Francisco G. Gabunada Jr., Visayas State Univesity, Philippines
Emilio M. Cruz, Central Luzon State University, Philippines

Identifying Opportunities for Improved Adoption of New Grazing Innovations

Geoff Kuehne, CSIRO, Australia
Rick Llewellyn, CSIRO, Australia
Pannell Pannell, University of Western Australia, Australia
Perry Dolling, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia
Roger Wilkinson, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Mike Ewing, Future Farm Industries CRC, Australia

A Plant-Physiology Approach to a Fire-y Problem

Helen G. Daily, University of Tasmania, Australia
Shaun Lisson, CSIRO, Australia
Kerry L. Bridle, University of Tasmania, Australia
Peter A. Lane, University of Tasmania, Australia
Stuart Anderson, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand
Ross Corkrey, University of Tasmania, Australia

Ewe Body Condition: Does Farmer Practice Meet Research Guidelines?

Marie J. Casey, PGG Wrightson, New Zealand
John S. Scandrett, Scandrett Rural Ltd., New Zealand
David R. Stevens, AgResearch, New Zealand

Using Expert Knowledge to Develop Management Actions for Tasmanian Lowland Native Grasslands under Climate Change

Kerry L. Bridle, University of Tasmania, Australia
Louise Gilfedder, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Australia
Nicholas Macgregor, Natural England, UK

Allocating Rangelands to the Optimum Land Use by Applying a Decision Support System

Seyed Alireza Mousavi, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Hossein Arzani, University of Tehran, Iran
Mehdi Farahpour, Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands of Iran, Iran

A Guide to Evaluate and Diagnose Range Management Programs in Extensive Cattle Ranches

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

Barriers and Opportunities for the Use of Forage Tree Legumes in Smallholder Cattle Fattening Systems in Eastern Indonesia

Debora Kana Hau, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology, Indonesia
Tanda Panjaitan, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology, Indonesia
Jacob Nulik, Assessment Institute for Agriculture Technology, Indonesia
H. Dahlanuddin, University of Mataram, Indonesia
Elske van de Fliert, The University of Queensland, Australia