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Researcher: Irvine, LD (Ms Lesley Irvine)

Fields of Research

Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Animal Nutrition
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Crop and Pasture Production
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Agricultural Economics
Agronomy
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling

Research Objectives

Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Dairy Cattle
Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Management and Productivity
Production
Management
Industry Costs and Structure
Productivity (excl. Public Sector)
Education and Training Systems
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Comment on Tasmanian issues paper - national drought reform measures
Dairy smart - profitable, resilient and sustainable dairy farmers who possess the skills and information to grow the Tasmanian dairy industry
Dairy Welfare - It Is Your Responsibility
Determining the Effect of a Reduced Dietary Cation-Anion Difference (DCAD) on the Outcome of the Incidence of Milk Fever in a Milk Fever-Prone Dairy Herd
Empowering farmers for increased resilience in uncertain times; Animal Production Science
Empowering farmers for increased resilience in uncertain times; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium 2014
Energy Drives King Island Dairy Smart Group
Monitoring APC
More On Milk Fever, Tassie Dairy News
Non-acid-base factors are partly responsible for increaseNon-increased urinary calcium excretion when anionic salts are fed; Journal of Dairy Science
Plan Your Reduction in Mastitis
Preventing and Treating Lameness
Preventing Milk Fever
Red wheats vs white wheats - results from a local independent dairy feeding trial; Grains Research Update
Short Communication: Responses to supplemental Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product and triticale grain in dairy cows grazing high-quality pasture in early lactation; Journal of Dairy Science
Tassie Dairy News
The effect of grazing residual control methods on cow intake and milk production in late spring; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
TIAR Dairy Information Day

Research Projects

Accelerated calf rearing; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Dairy on PAR; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Dairy Smart (Phase 2); Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Dairy Smart - Profitable, Resilient and Sustainable Dairy Farmers who Possess the Skills and Information to grow the Tasmanian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Determining the Effect of a Reduced Dietary Cation-Anion Difference (DCAD) on the Outcome of the Incidence of Milk Fever in a Milk Fever-Prone Dairy Herd; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Improving the Utilization of Red Wheat by Lactating Dairy Cows; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Tasmanian Dairy Benchmarking (Dairy Farm Monitor Project) ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Tasmanian Dairy Farm Monitor Project; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Tactics for Tight Times Monitor Farms Operation

Research Candidate Supervision