Newsletter V30_#3 is now online

New edition of the Society Newsletter is now online:

 

Volume 30, Number 3, 2015 (pdf file 940kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Faces from the Conference
  • Number and nitrogen fixation capacity of rhizobia in soils
  • Rural women to Gather in the Glen
  • A hungrier, wealthier, choosier, smarter, riskier world: five challenges for Australian agriculture -Sandra Eady and Stefan Hajkowicz
  • MLA delivers new look website
  • Research Update
  • Carbon neutral farming at Talaheni Yass, NSW – Natalie Doran-Browne
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

June’15 Newsletter now online

The latest issue of the Society Newsletter is now online.

Lots of interesting reading so check it out at the link below:

Volume 30, Number 2, 2015 (pdf file 2400kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • 2015 Annual Conference – Making Pastures Pay
  • Glen Innes Pasture Update a success
  • Drought, floods and a whole lot else: the lived experience of farm households
  • Grassland Society of NSW Travel Grants
  • Research Update
  • Winter Crop Variety Sowing Guide 2015 now available
  • Are you the next Nuffield?
  • Target 100 celebrates 3rd birthday
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

 

First 2015 Newsletter now online.

The first issue of the Society Newsletter is now out.  You can view the newsletter online by following the link below:

Volume 30, Number 1, 2015 (pdf file 1565kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Pasture Establishment – guidelines for success – Mick Duncan
  • Does stubble help tropical grass establishment in marginal years? – Trudie Atkinson
  • The influence of grazing intensity on soil organic carbon, ground cover and biodiversity – Cathy Waters
  • Agricultural Apps to Try
  • Research Update
  • 2015 NSW Drought Strategy – resilient, productive, prepared
  • How to feed nine billion people – Dr Peter Barnard
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

Last newsletter for 2014

See here for the last newsletter for 2014:

Volume 29, Number 4, 2014 (pdf file 2500kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Rhizobia and the rhizobia-legume symbiosis – Part 3
  • Horizon Scholarship
  • Pasture Updates – Regional Reports
  • Research Update
  • Assess the upcoming season – Indicators and Outlooks for northern NSW – Sean Murphy
  • Time to get serious: a review of weed management in New South Wales – John Keniry
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

Latest issue of the newsletter – Vol29/No3

Please see the latest issue of the newsletter with lots of interesting articles:

Volume 29, Number 3, 2014 (pdf file 1700kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Rhizobia and the rhizobia-legume symbiosis – Part 2
  • NSW Hay and Silage Feed Quality Awards – Neil Griffiths
  • Research Update
  • Ryegrass seeding rate alters plant morphology and size – possible implications for pasture persistence? –  Julia Lee, Errol Thorn, David Chapman, Kate Wynn, Deanne Waugh and Laura Rossi
  • Photos from the conference
  • Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) in herb and legume pastures increases lamb growth relative to perennial ryegrass and white clover –  Peter Kemp, Paul Kenyon, Stephen Morris and Sharini Somasiri
  • New book – Pastures in a farming system
  • Grassland events around the globe
  • Why prepare low worm-risk paddocks – Deb Maxwell
  • Climate outlook overview
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

Newsletter (V24-N2) is now online

The latest issue of the Newsletter is now online.

Remember, the annual conference is on soon – see the Conference page for more information and a link to the flyer/registration form.

Volume 29, Number 2, 2014 (pdf file 3150kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Vale Mike Keys – Chris Houghton
  • Rhizobia and the Rhizobia-Legume Symbiosis
  • Research Update
  • Subsoil acidity determines survival of lucerne on highly acidic soil – Guangdi Li, Mark Conyers, Richard Lowrie and Graeme Poile
  • Managing water resources in Australian temperate pastures – David Mitchell
  • New drought support arrangements from July 2014
  • NSW Hay and Silage Feed Quality Awards 2014
  • Target 100 gains 200th farmer story
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

First 2014 Newsletter now online

The first newsletter for 2014 is now available and is chock-full of interesting and informative reading.  Dont forget the Hay & Silage Competition which closes 4th July.

See below:

Volume 29, Number 1, 2014 (pdf file 3950kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Contribution of dual-purpose crops and pasture to forage supply in sheep grazing systems – Hugh Dove, John Kirkegaard and Susan Sprague
  • Ryegrass trial highlighted at Taree Update – Josh Hack
  • The successful use of winter active tall fescue in a mixed cropping program – Charlie Roberts
  • Improving the feed value of dryland lucerne in Australia – HC Norman, SJ Hughes, E Hulm, AW Humphries, K Oldach, DK Revell, Z Durmic, J Vadhanabhuti and PE Vercoe
  • Research Update
  • Assessing resilience of pasture production to climatic changes – Brendan R Cullen, Richard P Rawnsley and Richard J Eckard
  • NSW Hay and Silage Feed Quality Awards 2014
  • Dust to green flush in 10 days
  • Kasbah’s heat switch pumps pasture
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

Last 2013 newsletter now online

The last issue of the Society newsletter for 2013 is now online – see below for details.

Volume 28, Number 4, 2013 (pdf file 2100kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Grassland Society of NSW Pasture Updates
  • Pre and Post International Grassland Congress meetings
  • Grasses of the NSW Tablelands (book announcement)
  • EverTrain Learning
  • Research Update
  • From the President’s Desk – David Harbison

From everyone at the Society, please have a safe and very merry Christmas and great seasons for 2014.

Newsletter Vol28/No3 now online

The latest issue of the newsletter is now online – please see below:

Volume 28, Number 3, 2013 (pdf file 2800kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • Flexibility the key to capitalising on lucerne – Susan Robertson
  • Regional EverGraze packages
  • Merino 2014 – the 9th World Merino Conference
  • Research Update
  • Feed on offer library now online – Geoffrey Paul
  • Highlights from the 22nd International Grassland Congress
  • Putting pastures on trial
  • New legume guides available
  • NSW Government launches major weed review
  • From the President’s Desk – Mick Duncan

 

Latest newsletter now online

The latest issue of the Society newsletter is now online and full of excellent information and updates.

Volume 28, Number 2, 2013 (pdf file 7600kb)

  • Editorial – Carol Harris
  • The emission profile from a wool producing property at Yass – Phil Graham
  • A timely reminder on potassium – Jim Laycock
  • Perennials on path to commercialisation – Future Farming Industries CRC
  • Research Update
  • Perennial grasses in pasture production systems – Symposium – Rob Salmon
  • Pasture fertiliser response study – a summary to December 201 – David Harbison
  • NSW seasonal conditions summary – June 2013 – NSW DPI
  • Pasture plant adaptation to drought and high temperature stress – Satellite Meeting 22nd IGC
  • From the President’s Desk – Mick Duncan