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Researcher: Fulton, A (Mrs Amabel Fulton)

Fields of Research

Environmental education and extension
Crop and pasture production
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Animal protection (incl. pests and pathogens)
Agriculture, land and farm management
Urban geography
Other Indigenous studies
Urban sociology and community studies
Social change
Natural resource management
Fertilisers (incl. application)
Land capability and soil productivity
Other education
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Animal production
Education assessment and evaluation
Curriculum and pedagogy
Communication and media studies
Technical, further and workplace education

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Other culture and society
Dairy cattle
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Sheep for wool
Other plant production and plant primary products
Policies and development
Beef cattle
Integration of farm and forestry
Work and labour market
Horticultural crops
Expanding knowledge in human society
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Employment patterns and change
Other information and communication services
Regional planning
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Unprocessed or minimally processed milk

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Alternative forms of land tenure; Options for Change : New Ideas for Australian Farmers
Australian dairy research farmlets making the transition into farming systems research and extension: the challenges for extension; APEN 2001 International Conference
Communities taking the future in their hands - the Valley Vision story; International Confernce on Community Development
Communities taking the future in their hands - the Valley Vision story; APEN
Decison making in the farm family business: Implications for the adoption of farm forestry; Socio-Economic Research to Support Successful Farm Forestry
Does Fine Lime Have a Place in Tasmanian Horticulture?
Family farming and contract potato production in Australia; The XVII Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology
Growing potatoes is not only about soil, water and plants - it's about people
Land Tenure and Land Management Alternatives
Potential for use of agricultural fine lime on Tasmanian soils; National Soils Conference
Taking the future in their hands: Local development practice around the world; Rural Society
The effect of non-sheep enterprises on flystrike management; AVA Conference
The effects of non-sheep enterprises on flystrike management; Australian Sheep Veterinary Conference
The influence of the woolgrower's sociological environment on technology adoption; CRC for Premium Quality Wool Technology Adoption Symposium Workshop 1999

Research Projects

An Assessment of Internal Parasite Control on Dairy Farms on the North-West Coast of Tasmania; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Co-ordinating the Provision of Adult Education and Training in the Tasmanian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Extension for Farming Systems - A Learning Framework for Regional and National Dairy Systems R&D; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Linking on - and post-farm Sectors - Improving Technical and Commercial Communication in the Wool Pipeline; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
Development of a Self-Assessment Procedure for Farm Managers
Research & Development on Agricultural Extension
Sustainable Grazing Systems (SGS)Workshop
The Development of Strategies for Accelerating Diversification and Drought Preparedness in the Northern Midlands and Fingal Valley Project Concept 21/12/1998

Research Candidate Supervision

Collaborative community decision making as a means toward sustainable local development sustainable regional development
Collaborative research with land managers
Farmlets as Learning Platforms for the Australian Dairy Industry
Management best-practices for low chemical control of flystrike
The marginalisation of organic farming in Tasmanian agriculture