Conference 1999

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Table of Contents from the 14th Conference Proceedings




13-15 JULY 1999 – Queanbeyan NSW








Table of Contents 1999


Invited Papers

Major landscape issues and developments affecting the high rainfall southern zone of the Murray-Darling Basin– Don Blackmore

Kyoto Greenhouse Agreement – an action agenda for the farming community – Ian Carruthers

Recognising and managing landscape and pasture diversity – Peter Simpson

Managing landscape diversity on a whole farm basis – Robert Lance

Supplementation as a strategy for sheep and cattle producers – Geoff Robards

Drought management of pasture, stock and people – David Mitchell


On-farm implementation of PROGRAZETM and PROGRAZE PLUSTM – Malcolm Peake

Balancing off-site impacts of agriculture, community aspirations and economic reality – Anna Ridley, Ray Evans, Neil Barr and David Marsh

The Acid Soil Action program for Southern NSW – Bill Schumann, Sari Glover

Whole farm management of acid soils – Bruce Clements

Living with and managing acid soils – Jim Elliot, George Elliot

Pasture selection and management for water use – Geoff Beale

Productive management of saline soils – Andrew Southwell

Sown temperate pasture decline – fact or fiction – Keith Hutchinson, Kath King

Managing native grass-based pastures for sustainability – John Fleming, Guy Robinson

Developing and maintaining productive pastures – John Nixon


Contributed paper and posters

Increasing earthworm diversity in temperate Australian pastures – Geoff  Baker

A survey of soil pH and exchangeable aluminium on the Northern Tablelands – Carol Harris, Mick Duncan

– Bruce Clements, Graeme Kelso and Ian Vimpany

Does chicory tolerate soil acidity? – Brett Upjohn, David Michalk

Acid Soil Action in Northern NSW– Mick Duncan

Growth response of Danthonia species to phosphorus fertiliser – Terry Bolger, Denys Garden

Does superphosphate pay in a fine-wool enterprise? – Phillip Graham, Bruce Hazell

Times are tough – should I be using superphosphate? – Richard Simpson, Phillip Graham and Bruce Hazell

Is your rotation mining sulphur? – Cameron Tonkin

Assisting farmers to select pasture varieties – Warren McDonald

Persistence of perennial grass cultivars on the Northern Tablelands – Carol Harris, John Ayres and Jeff Lowien

The new phalaris varieties, Holdfast, Landmaster, Atlas PG and Australian II: Where do they fit? – Rex Oram, Richard Culvenor

Finding a persistent phalaris for the North West Slopes – Suzanne Boschma, Richard Culvenor

The Native and Low Input Grasses Evaluation Network – MR Norton, RBD Whalley, MM Mitchell, T Craze, DA Friend, DL Garden, G Auricht, E Kobelt, P Sanford, C Waters and EA Koetz

Perennial partnership required for productive pastures – Jim Scott

Sustainable Grazing Systems naturalised pasture site at Carcoar – Warren King, David Kemp, Peter Dowling and David Michalk

The Sustainable Grazing Systems Program on the Southern Tablelands and Monaro of NSW – Stuart Burge

Lime-pasture-animal interaction: Northern Tablelands demonstration – Clare Bentley, Mick Duncan

Use of glyphosphate as a replacement for Frenock® for the control of serrated tussock (Nasella trichotoma) – Malcolm Campbell

Native grassland conservation in the rural landscape – David Eddy

The potential for forage legumes on the tablelands/slopes – Kirrily Smith

Effects of sowing rate and cultivar on lucerne dry matter yield and weed infestation during establishment – Harsharn Singh Grewal, Rex Williams

Haymaker – efficient production of irrigated lucerne hay – Ian Collett, Lester McCormick


Travel Grant and Conference Reports                                           

Report of study tour to USA, Mexico, Scotland (April 3 – May 17, 1999) – Hugh Dove

Report on the 60th New Zealand Grassland Annual Conference Held at Nelson, NZ October 20-22 1998. Theme: ‘Nelson – a Pastoral Pallete’ – Haydn Lloyd Davies

Report on the 39th Annual Conference of the Grassland Society of Victoria Held at Bendigo, 17-19 June 1998 – Haydn Lloyd Davies