Track 2-8-1: Impact of Market Demands on Grassland Management and Livestock Husbandry

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (Sustainable use of Grassland Resources for Forage Production, Biodiversity and Environmental Protection) took place in New Delhi, India from November 20 through November 24, 2015.
Proceedings Editors: M. M. Roy, D. R. Malaviya, V. K. Yadav, Tejveer Singh, R. P. Sah, D. Vijay, and A. Radhakrishna
Published by Range Management Society of India

23rd International Grassland Congress:
Impact of Market Demands on Grassland Management and Livestock Husbandry

Profitability of Early Weaning of Beef Cows at Northern Sonora, Mexico: A Rancher Experience

Salomón M. Moreno, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Fernando Ibarra-Flores, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Martha Martin Rivera, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Maria del Socorro Antunez Navarro, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Rafael Retes Lopez, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Jesus Fimbres Preciado, Rancho Grande Company, Mexico
Agustín Cabral Martell, Universidad Antonio Narro-Laguna, Mexico

Tall Fescue: Forage and Seed Production Economics

M. Anowarul Islam, University of Wyoming

Economic Trade-Offs of Novel Forage Use in Livestock Production Systems: Insights from Australia

Marta Monjardino, CSIRO, Australia
Neil D. MacLeod, CSIRO, Australia
Dean K. Revell, CSIRO, Australia

Payments for Ecosystem Services Based the Cost of Soil Conservation Function of Range Plants Vegetation in North of Iran-Lar Dam

Shafagh Rastgar, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran

Quantifying the Economic Value of Evidence-Based Animal Selection on the inner Mongolian Desert Steppe

Taro Takahashi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Zhiguo Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhongwu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Karl Behrendt, Charles Sturt University, Australia
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Economic Review of Pasture Development Options for North Australian Beef Enterprises

Neil D. MacLeod, CSIRO, Australia
Dianne Mayberry, CSIRO, Australia
Lindsay Bell, CSIRO, Australia
Ian Watson, CSIRO, Australia

Economics of BN Hybrid Grass Production Bundelkhand Region of India: A Case Study

Satendra Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Ravi Pratap Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Rajiv K. Agrawal, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
J. B. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
M. M. Das, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Sunil Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Economics of Camel Rearing on Grasslands in Gujarat

Khem Chand, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
B. L. Jangid, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Subhash Kachhawa, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India

Operator Bias and the Effect of Training on Visual Assessments of Pasture Yield for Forage Budgets in Northern Australian Savanna

Nicole B. Spiegel, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia
Peter O'Reagin, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia
Angela Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia
Megan R. Willis, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia

Valuation of Forage Production Function of Rangeland Ecosystems in North of Iran–East Alborz Mountains

Shafagh Rastgar, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran
Seyed Mojtaba Mojaverian, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran