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Researcher: Field, B (Mr Brian Field)

Fields of Research

Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Crop and Pasture Production
Farming Systems Research
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Agricultural Land Management
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Animal Breeding
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Soil Physics
Agricultural Engineering
Crop and Pasture Nutrition

Research Objectives

Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Management and Productivity
Winter Grains and Oilseeds
Native and Residual Pastures
Horticultural Crops
Management of Water Consumption by Plant Production
Non-Cereal Crops for Hay
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Browse Crops
Grain Legumes
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Production
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Land and Water Management of environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Comment on Tasmanian issues paper - national drought reform measures
Opportunity beckons for livestock production through pasture improvement at a landscape scale; 53rd Annual Conference of the Grassland Society of Southern Australia Inc 2012
Some of the most important decisions made by farming businesses occur around the kitchen table
Tasmanian Pasture Resource Audit: A review of the botanical composition of Tasmanian pastures in 2011 - Final Report
Tasmanian pasture resource audit: Snapshot of functional group composition in 2011; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference

Research Projects

Breeding Dual Purpose Feed Wheats for High Rainfall Areas; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Nutrient Budgeting in Extensive Grazing Systems; The Northern Tasmanian Natural Resource Management Assoc Inc. (NRMNORTH)
AgriFutures Pastures Seeds Industry Advisory Panel
Appointment of a Herbage Development Program Industry Development and Extension Officer
Mentoring the Herbage Development Program
MLA Regional Trials - Tasmania Cressy Site
Soil and crop management practices to minimise the impact of waterlogging on crop productivity and profit in Australia
Waterhouse resilient pasture demonstration

Research Candidate Supervision