Plenary Papers

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 Plenary Papers: Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities

Front Matter [22nd International Grassland Congress Proceedings]

Organizing Committee, International Grassland Congress

Feeding the World in 2050: Trade-Offs, Synergies and Tough Choices for the Livestock Sector

Jimmy Smith, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Shirley Tarawali, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Delia Grace, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Keith Sones, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya

Managing Grassland Systems in a Changing Climate: The Search for Practical Solutions

Jean-François Soussana, INRA, France
Luis Gustavo Barioni, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Brazil
Tamara Ben Ari, INRA, France
Rich Conant, Colorado State University
Pierre Gerber, Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy
Petr Havlik, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Alexandre Ickowicz, CIRAD, France
Mark Howden, CSIRO, Australia

Diversity, Trends, Opportunities and Challenges in Australian Grasslands–Meeting the Sustainability and Productivity Imperatives of the Future?

Lindsay W. Bell, CSIRO Ecosystems Sciences, Australia
Richard C. Hayes, EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, Australia
Keith G. Pembleton, University of Tasmania, Australia
Cathy M. Waters, Trangie Agricultural Research Centre, Australia

New Frontiers and Perspectives in Grassland Technology

Jürgen Schellberg, University of Bonn, Germany
E. Verbruggen, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Does Intensification of Grassland and Forage Use Lead to Efficient, Profitable and Sustainable Ecosystems?

Oene Oenema, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Cecile de Klein, AgResearch Invermay, New Zealand
Marta Alfaro, Institute for Agricultural Research, Chile

Legumes, Livestock and Livelihoods in the Australian Mixed Farming System

E. C. Wolfe, EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, Australia

Drivers of Change for Grassland and Forage Systems: A Case Study of China

Yingjun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China
L. Z. Zhang, Beijing Forest University, China
M. L. Wang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, China
X. L. Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Q. C. Yang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, China
J. Hanson, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
M. A. Jorge, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia

International R D & E Investment: Revitalising the Skill Base in Grassland Research and Practice

Ralph von Kaufmann

Australian Grasslands Research at the Crossroads

Alan Robson, The University of Western Australia, Australia