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Researcher: Rawnsley, RP (Dr Richard Rawnsley)

Fields of Research

Agronomy
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Crop and Pasture Production
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Animal Management
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Farming Systems Research
Agricultural Land Management
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Animal Production
Animal Nutrition
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Environmental Impact Assessment
Global Change Biology
Horticultural Production
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Environmental Management
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Animal Growth and Development
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Animal Reproduction
Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
Animal Breeding
Soil Biology
Population Ecology
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Conceptual Modelling
Soil Sciences
Simulation and Modelling
Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (Application etc.)

Research Objectives

Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Dairy Cattle
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Production
Non-Cereal Crops for Silage/Green Feed
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Browse Crops
Horticultural Crops
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Lucerne
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Sheep - Meat
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Beef Cattle
Maize
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Native and Residual Pastures
Management and Productivity
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Climate Change Models
Forest Product Traceability and Quality Assurance
Vegetables
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Honey
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Manufacturing Activities
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments

Career Best Publications

A survey of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum fields and an assessment of factors controlling the germination of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; 13th Australian Weeds Conference
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) during regrowth; Grass and Forage Science
Germination characteristics of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Occurrence and severity of the weeds Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture

Research Publications

A comparison of autoencoder and statistical features for cattle behaviour classification; 2016 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN)
A Comparison of Seasonal Growth Rates of Cocksfoot, Prairie Grass and Ryegrass Under Irrigation; National Dairy Alliance Dairy Science Symposium 2006
A comparison of the changes in herbage quality of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) during regrowth; Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) Annual Symposium
A comparison of the establishment, productivity and feed quality of four cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) and four brome (Bromus spp.) cultivars, under leaf stage based defoliation management; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A review of fodder crops grown in Tasmania; Grasslands Society of Southern Australia 16th Annual Conference
A review of whole farm-system analysis in evaluating greenhouse-gas mitigation strategies from livestock production systems
A simple carbon offset scenario tool (COST) for assessing dairy farm abatement options; 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation
A simple carbon offset scenario tool (COST) for assessing sheep enterprise intervention options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; 8th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilisation in Farm Animals
A Study of the Biology and Control of Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in Pyrethrum
A study of the biology and control of burr chervil and knotted hedge parsely in pyrethrum; 1st Tasmanian Weed Conference : A Decade of Change
A survey of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum fields and an assessment of factors controlling the germination of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; 13th Australian Weeds Conference
A whole farm system analysis of Greenhouse gas emissions from simulated dairy farm systems in Australia; Greenhouse 2009 Climate Change & Resources
A whole farm systems analysis of greenhouse gas emissions of 60 Tasmanian dairy farms; Animal Feed Science and Technology: An International Scientific Journal
A whole farm systems analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions of 60 Tasmanian dairy farms; 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference
Adapting irrigated and dryland farming systems to climate change and extreme weather events: is simplification or intensification more effective?; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Adapting pasture-based dairy systems to future climates ; Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the unavoidable impacts of climate change
Adapting to increase in mean daily temperature by increasing the heat tolerance of perennial ryegrass; The Inaugural National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference
Amino acids: a short-term nitrogen source for establishing irrigated pastures; 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017
An examination of the seedbank distribution, seedling emergence and seed survival of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; Solutions for a better environment
An historical analysis of the changes in pasture production, growing season and the number of wet and dry days in three dairy regions of South Eastern Australia; The Inaugural National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference
An investigation of cow feeding behavior using motion sensors; 2014 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference
APSIM kale appropriately simulates spring and autumn grown forage kale crops in Tasmania; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Assessing resilience of pasture production to climatic changes; 22nd International Grasslands Congress 2013
Assessing the reliability of dynamical and historical climate forecasts in simulating hindcast pasture growth rates; Animal Production Science
Assessing the risk of nutrient loss under intensive crop production in the panatana catchment, Tasmania
Bag of Class Posteriors, a new multivariate time series classifier applied to animal behaviour identification; Expert Systems With Applications
Behavior classification of cows fitted with motion collars: Decomposing multi-class classification into a set of binary problems; Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Beyond 20.12 - managing cool temperate pasture based dairy systems for the future
Can animal genetics and flock management be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also maintain productivity of wool-producing enterprises?; Agricultural Systems
Can we beat the heat in southern Australian dairy pastures?; Dairy Research Foundation Symposium 2015
Carbon farming futures: filling the research gap program - round 1 progress report: 1 December 2012 to 1 May 2013
Carbon farming futures: filling the research gap program - round 1 progress report: 1 December 2013 to 14 May 2014
Carbon farming futures: filling the research gap program - round 1 progress report: 1 July 2012 to 1 December 2012
Carbon farming futures: filling the research gap program - round 1 progress report: 1 May 2013 to 1 December 2013
Carbon farming futures: filling the research gap program - round 2 progress report 1: 1 July to 31 October 2013
Cattle behaviour classification using 3-axis collar sensor and multi-classifier pattern recognition; 13th IEEE SENSORS Conference, SENSORS 2014
Changes in grazing behaviour associated with concentrate feeding in dairy cows; 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management (SELM) Symposium
Changes in herbage quality of cocksfoot, prairie grass and tall fescue during regrowth; XXI International Grasslands Congress
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) during regrowth; Grass and Forage Science
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) during regrowth; Dairy Research Foundation Symposium 2005
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of prairie grass during regrowth; Agronomy Journal
Characterising dairy cattle behaviours by observation, accelerometers and video; 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management (SELM) Symposium
Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) can beat the heat during summer drought in southeast Australian dairying regions; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Climate change effects on pasture systems in south-eastern Australia; Crop and Pasture Science
Climate change impacts on Australian grazing systems addendum: whole farm systems analysis and tools for the Australian and New Zealand grazing industries project report
Climate change impacts on Australian grazing systems: whole farm systems analysis and tools for the Australian and New Zealand grazing industries project report
Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions and a carbon pollution reduction scheme - What does it mean for dairying in Tasmania?; Proceedings of the 2009 Tasmanian Branch Annual Conference “Greener grass, the new approach”
Climate Futures for Tasmania: impacts on agriculture technical report
Comment on Tasmanian issues paper - national drought reform measures
Complementary forages - integration at a whole farm level; Australasian Diary Science Symposium 2012
Complementary forages - integration at a whole-farm level; Animal Production Science
Dairy businesses for future climates; Climate Adaptation 2016
Detecting heat events in dairy cows using accelerometers and unsupervised learning; Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Development of a More Relevant Forage Base for the Tasmanian Dairy Industry
DGAS software for modelling and managing greenhouse gas emissions for Australian dairy farms; 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference
Distribution of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves in the stubble of prairie grass and orchardgrass plants; Agronomy Journal
Does increasing ewe fecundity reduce whole-farm greenhouse gas emissions intensities?; 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation
Dynamic cattle behavioural classification using supervised ensemble classifiers; Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Early sowing and irrigating of rape crops in cool temperate environments boosts forage yield potential; 22nd International Grasslands Congress
Effect of defoliation interval on water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen energy reserves, regrowth of leaves and roots, and tiller number of cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata L.) plants; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Effect of defoliation management on expression of the 'high sugar' cultivar trait in Tasmania; 22nd International Grasslands Congress 2013
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions: 2. Nutritive value; Grass and Forage Science
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions: 1. Regrowth, tillering and water-soluble carbohydrate concentration; Grass and Forage Science
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass, prairie grass and cocksfoot under dryland conditions
Effect Of Dry Storage Temperature Scarification And Light On The Germination Of Anthriscus Caucalis; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
Effect of Gibberellic Acid on 3 pasture types in north west Tasmania
Effect of nitrogen fertiliser applications on botanical composition; 22nd International Grasslands Congress
Effects of deficit rainfall and rooting depth of perennial ryegrass on pasture production in South East Australia; The Inaugural National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference
Effects of temperature and osmotic stress on leaf appearance rate; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Effects of wildlife grazing on the production, ground cover and plant species composition of an established perennial pasture in the Midlands region, Tasmania; Wildlife Research
Environmental influences on optimum nitrogen fertiliser rates for temperate dairy pastures; European Journal of Agronomy
Estimating farm pasture cover using a limited number of paddocks; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Evaluating approaches to improving animal nitrogen use efficiency and reducing nitrous oxide emissions on dairy farms in south-eastern Australia; Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference
Evaluating the accuracy of the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator (APSIM) simulating growth, development, and herbage nutritive characteristics of forage crops grown in the south-eastern dairy regions of Australia; Crop and Pasture Science
Every drop counts in Elliott trial
Farrer Memorial Travelling Scholarship
Flowering and seed development of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; Solutions for a better environment
Freezing out drought - adaptive processes to drought within lucerne and its implicaitons on farm; Looking ahead for the Dairy Industry
Freezing Out Drought - Adaptive processes to drought within lucerne and its implications on farm; The DairySA, South East Dairy Innovation Day 2011
Frequency of wet and dry soil conditions in Tasmanian beef and sheep regions under future climate scenarios; 53rd Annual Grasslands Society of Southern Australia
From little things big things grow
Frost risk associated with growing maize for silage on Tasmanian dairy farms; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
Genotype by environment interactions of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) in a cool temperate climate; Crop and Pasture Science
Germination characteristics of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Grasslands; Living in a Warmer World: How a Changing Climate Will Affect Our Lives
Grazing behaviour of dairy cows fed different levels of concentrates; Precision Dairy Farming 2016
Grazing behaviour of dairy cows fed differing levels of concentrates; 17th Symposium on Precision Agriculture Research and Application in Australasia
Greenhouse gas emissions of lamb production in Tasmania; Climate Change Research Strategies for Primary Industries Conference
Heat event detection in dairy cows with collar sensors: An unsupervised machine learning approach; 2015 IEEE SENSORS
How much greenhouse gas is your farm producing?
How to get the best out of water-efficient forage
Impact of grazing on the silage yield of forage oat crops; 22nd International Grasslands Congress
Incorporate changes in daily rainfall characteristics into future climate scenarios; MODSIM
Increasing ewe genetic fecundity improves whole-farm production and reduces greenhouse gas emissions intensities 1. Sheep production and emissions intensities; Agricultural Systems
Inter-annual variability in pasture herbage accumulation in temperate dairy regions: causes, consequences, and management tools; 22nd International Grasslands Congress 2013
Investigating and Modelling the Emergence and Growth of Echinochloa Utilis (Japanese Millet) as a Summer Forage in Southern Australia
Investigating the effects of applications of the nigrogen fertiliser SustainŽ on pasture growth and nitrate leaching losses
Investigating the Potential of Deficit Irrigation Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of Water Use in Irrigated Temperate Pastures
Investigating the Potential of Deficit Irrigation Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of Water Use in Irrigated Temperate Pastures Phase 2
Is a target pasture growth of 12 tonnes of dry matter per hectare under dryland conditions achievable in Tasmania?; Grasslands Society of Southern Australia 48th Annual Confernce
Is a target pasture growth of 20 tonnes of dry matter per hectare under irrigation achievable in Tasmania?; Grasslands Society of Southern Australia 48th Annual Confernce
Is systems research addressing the current and future needs of dairy farms?; Animal Production Science
Livestock; Living in a Warmer World: How a Changing Climate Will Affect Our Lives
Longer defoliation interval ensures expression of the ‘high sugar’ trait in perennial ryegrass cultivars in cool temperate Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Agricultural Science
Lowering nitrogen use in temperate pasture based dairy systems through the adoption of nitrogen smart green seeker
Managing carbon in livestock systems: modelling options for net carbon balance
Managing the Impacts of Browsing Wildlife on Tasmanian Farms - A report to the Alternatives to the Use of 1080 Program administered jointly by the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment and Australian Government for UTas Project N0016050
Milk production from cocksfoot and prairie grass pastures; Grassland Society of Southern Australia 46th Annual Conference
Milk Production from Irrigated Cocksfoot and Prairie Grass Pastures; National Dairy Alliance Dairy Science Symposium 2006
Modelling adaptation and mitigation strategies for southern livestock industries of Australia; 22nd International Grasslands Congress 2013
Modelling approaches to adapting pasture based dairy systems to a changing climate in a carbon constrained world; The Inaugural National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference
Modelling Climate Change Impacts for Grazing Systems, Tassie Dairy News
Modelling deficit irrigation strategies for dairy regions of Australia; XXI International Grasslands Congress
Modelling enteric methane abatement from earlier mating of dairy heifers in subtropical Australia by improving diet quality; Animal Production Science
Modelling enteric methane abatement from earlier mating of dairy heifers in subtropical Australia by improving diet quality; 6th Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference 2016
Modelling future climate scenarios for North West Tasmania; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium 2012
Modelling pasture management and livestock genotype interventions to improve whole-farm productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensities; Animal Production Science
Modelling Responses of Perennial Ryegrass Pastures to Future Climate Scenarios in Tasmania; Australia-NZ Climate Forum 2010
Modelling the resilience of forage crop production to future climate change in the dairy regions of Southeastern Australia using APSIM; Journal of Agricultural Science
Modelling the sensitivity of agricultural systems to climate change and extreme climatic events; Agricultural Systems
Monitoring grazing behaviour of dairy cows in pasture based systems; The Dairy Research Foundation's Symposium 2013
Monitoring yield, feed quality and water use efficiency of irrigated summer forage crops (maize and turnips) on commercial dairy farms'
More milk from forage: Milk production, blood metabolites, and forage intake of dairy cows grazing pasture mixtures and spatially adjacent monocultures; Journal of Dairy Science
Near-term pasture growth rate forecasts: which method works best?; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
New tool for farmers to tackle greenhouse gas emissions
Nitrogen fertilisers - pasture responses and nitrate losses
Notification Inhibitors: A Climate Change Mitigation Tool for the Tasmanian Dairy Industry : A Summary Report on the Investigation of the Efficacy of Nitrification Inhibitors in Reducing Nitrogen Losses from the Soil Profile
Occurrence and severity of the weeds Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Optimising the establishment of fodder beet to maximise yields on Tasmanian Dairy Farms
Partitioning of Taproot Constituents and Crown Bud Development are Affected by Water Deficit in Regrowing Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.); Crop Science
Pasture management and livestock genotype interventions to improve whole farm productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensities; Livestock, Climate Change and Food Security 2014
Pasture management in two high performing automatic milking systems; The Dairy Research Foundation's Symposium 2013
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 April to 30 June 2014
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 August to 31 October 2013
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 January to 31 March
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 May to 31 July 2013
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 October to 31 December 2013
Pasture productivity and animal behaviour: stage 2 research project quarterly progress report
Patterns of leaf and root regrowth, and allocation of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves following defoliation of plants of prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.); Grass and Forage Science
Physiology and morphology of cocksfoot in relation to leaf regrowth stage
Potential of deficit irrigation to increase marginal irrigation response of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) on Tasmanian dairy farms; Crop & Pasture Science
Potential of tropical forages for the Tasmanian dairy industry; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Potential of tropical forages for use in the Tasmanian dairy industry; Australian Dairy Science Symposium 2006
Precision feeding and grazing management for temperate pasture-based dairy systems; Precision Dairy Conference
Precision feeding and grazing management for temperate pasture-based dairy systems; Conference on Precision Dairy Farming 2016
Predicted frequency of wet and dry soil conditions in Tasmanian dairy regions under future climate scenarios; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
Predictive characteristics of lactation models for pasture-based Holstein Friesian dairy cows; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Preparing Australian dairy businesses for extreme and more variable climates - a research project integrating economic, biophysical and social aspects; Livestock, Climate Change and Food Security 2014
Preparing Australian dairy businesses for extreme and more variable climates through interdisciplinary research; Climate Adaptation 2014
Production interactions between combinations of 4 perennial legumes and 5 perennial grasses, grown under high input management with and without applications of nitrogen; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Promotion of Water Use Efficiency and Pasture Productivity in the Tasmanian Dairy Industry
Quantifying the interactions between grazing interval, grazing intensity, and nitrogen on the yield and growth rate of dryland and irrigated perennial ryegrass; Crop and Pasture Science
Reconciling the impacts of extreme rainfall events and extended drought on pasture and livestock production: a new method for generating synthetic climate sequences; Livestock, Climate Change and Food Security 2014
Repositioning the forage base for dairy production in a volatile and risky climate; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Resistance of pasture production to projected climate changes in south-eastern Australia; Crop and Pasture Science
Response of contrasting alfalfa cultivars to summer irrigation in Tasmania, Australia; The Joint Annual Meetings of the The Geological Society of America (GSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Gulf Coast Association
Response of the DCAD of plantain to potassium fertilisation; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Responses of Tasmanian dairy pastures to irrigation; Grasslands Society of Southern Australia 48th Annual Confernce
Revised greenhouse-gas emissions from Australian dairy farms following application of updated methodology; Animal Production Science
Ryegrass variety study
Seed Ecology of Apiaceae Weeds in Pyrethrum; Seed: Biology, Development and Ecology
Sense-T: Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries. Final Report
Simulating pasture growth rates in Australian and New Zealand grazing systems; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Stoloniferous red clover cv. Rubitas is a valuable companion to PRG and phalaris; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Strategies for increasing resilience of grazing-based systems; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Summer production of alternative species in comparison to perennial ryegrass and white clover for high input pasture systems; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Synergies and conflicts between adaptation and mitigation: future pathways for Australian dairy farms; 6th Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference 2016
Tassie Dairy News
The 20.12 Project - Utilisation of 20 Tonnes of Pasture Dry Matter/ha Under Irrigated and 12 Tonnes Under Dryland Conditions
The biology and control of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis in pyrethrum; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
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
The emergence, development and effectiveness of decision rules for pasture based dairy systems; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
The morphological and physiological responses of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) and tall fescue (Festuca arundinaceae Shreb.; syn. Schedonorus phoenix Scop.) to variable water availability; Grass and Forage Science
The role of stoloniferous red clover cv. Rubitas in establishing irrigated grass based pastures; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium 2016
The role of whole farm system analysis in evaluating GHG mitigation strategies from livestock production systems; 6th Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference 2016
Timing of autumn breaks and length of springs in Tasmanian beef and sheep regions under future climate scenarios; 53rd Annual Grasslands Society of Southern Australia
Timing of autumn breaks and length of springs in Tasmanian dairy regions under future climate scenarios; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
UM13755 DAFF - Mitigation and Adaptation in the Australian Dairy Industry (MAADI)
Use of modelling to identify perennial ryegrass plant traits for future warmer and drier climates; Crop and Pasture Science
Use of optical sensor technology to reduce nitrogen fertiliser inputs on dairy farms; 6th Australasian Dairy Science Symposium
Use of optical sensor to reduce nitrogen inputs to intensively grazed pastures; Precision Dairy Farming 2016
Using a modelling approach to evaluate two options for improving animal nitrogen use efficiency and reducing nitrous oxide emissions on dairy farms in southern Australia; Animal Production Science
Using cumulative spring-summer water deficit to estimate perennial ryegrass pasture presistence; 6th Australian Dairy Science Symposium 2014
UT11898 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Vegetable and Dairy Research
Water Deficit Alters Canopy Structure but not Photosynthesis during the Regrowth of Alfalfa; Crop Science
Water use and nutrient management project
Water Use Efficiency and Pasture Productivity
What is limiting production and consumption of perennial ryegrass in temperate dairy regions of Australia and New Zealand; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Whole farm systems analysis of climate change impacts on the southern grazing industries
Whole farm systems analysis of greenhouse gas abatement options for the southern Australian grazing industries: progress report 5
Whole farm systems analysis of greenhouse gas emission abatement strategies for dairy farms
Whole farm systems analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions of Australian dairy farms; The Inaugural National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference
Whole-farm systems analysis of Australian dairy farms greenhouse gas emissions; Animal Production Science
Yield and water use efficiency of seven summer forages; Grassland Society of Southern Australia 46th Annual Conference
Yield and water use efficiency of seven summer forages under irrigation in northern Tasmania
Yield and Water Use Efficiency of Seven Summer Forages Under Irrigation in Northern Tasmania; National Dairy Alliance Dairy Science Symposium 2006
Yield and water-use efficiency of contrasting lucerne genotypes grown in a cool temperate environment; Crop and Pasture Science
Yield and yield components of lucerne cultivars during establishment in three cool temperate environments; Sharing Excellence in Research, Unviersity of Tasmania Postgrad Research Conference
Yield components of contrasting alfalfa cultivars under rain-fed conditions in Tasmania, Australia; The Joint Annual Meetings of the The Geological Society of America (GSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Gulf Coast Association
Yield, yield components and shoot morphology of four contrasting lucerne (Medicago sativa) cultivars grown in three cool temperate environments; Crop and Pasture Science

Research Projects

AMS and AMR Support ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Beyond 20.12 - Managing Cool Temperate Pasture Based Dairy Systems for the Future; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Dairy Businesses for Future Climates; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Dairy Feedbase Stocktake; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Dairy on PAR; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
DAL/TIAR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Developing temperate pasture-based dairy systems to meet the challenges of a warmer and drier climate; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Development of a More Relevant Forage Base for the Tasmanian Dairy Industry ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Enhancing the profitability and productivity of livestock farming through virtual herding technology; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Evaluation of the effects of grazing regime on root C and N reserves of winteractive lucerne grown in a temperate climate; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Forage value index experimental trial sites; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Harnessing the potential for forages under the major irrigation expansion ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Investigating and Modelling the Emergence and Growth of Echinochloa Utilis (Japanese Millet) as a Summer Forage in Southern Australia; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Investigating the dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD) of Plantago lanceolata and its potential as a pre-calving forage for dairy; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Investigating the Effect of Nitrification Inhibitors on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Investigating the Morphological and Physiological Responses of Alternative Perennial Pasture Species to Varying Water Application Rates; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the Potential of Deficit Irrigation Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of Water Use in Irrigated Temperate Pastures; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Investigating the Potential of Deficit Irrigation Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of Water Use in Irrigated Temperate Pastures Phase 2; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Lowering Nitrogen use in Temperate Pasture Based Dairy Systems through the Adoption of Nitrogen Smart Green Seeker; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Lowering nitrous oxide emissions in intensively grazed pastures; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Managing carbon in livestock systems: modelling options for net carbon balance; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Mitigation and Adaptation in the Australian Dairy Industry (MAADI); Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Monitoring Yield, Field Quality and Water Use Efficiency of Irrigated Summer Forage Crops (Maize and Turnips) on Commercial Dairy Farms; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
More Milk From Forage: Developing forage systems to meet the challenge for cool temperate pasture based dairy systems; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
New Decision Support Tools to Quantify and Monitor the Impact of Native Wildlife on Pasture and Objectively Identify Alternative Control Mechanisms; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Nitrogen Fertiliser Study; Quin Environmental Limited (QEL)
Optimising Establishment to Maximize Yield of Fodder Beets on Tasmanian Dairy Farms; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Promotion of Water Use Efficiency and Pasture Productivity in the Tasmanian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Quantifying the whole farm systems impact of nitrogen best practice on dairy farms; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Ryegrass Variety Trial; Heritage Seeds Pty Ltd (HSPL)
Short Term Effluent Retention; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Smarter Irrigation for profit; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
SMARTfarm Learning Hub: Next Generation Technologies for Agricultural Education; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Testing Simulation Programs at Farm and Regional Scale in Tasmania; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
The 20:12 Project - Utilisation of 20 Tonnes of Pasture Dry Matter/ha Under Irrigated and 12 Tonnes Under Dryland Conditions; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
The Integration of Lucerne into the Feedbase Systems of the Australian Dairy Industry; and Defining the Response to Concentrates for Cows Varying in Milk Production; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
The Use of Deficit Irrigation to Improve Water Productivity and Water Utilisation in the Australian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Water Use and Nutrient Management on Tasmanian Dairy Farms; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Whole Farm Systems Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on the Southern Grazing Industries; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Whole Farm Systems Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on the Southern Grazing Industries - Project Extension; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Whole farm systems analysis of greenhouse gas abatement options for the southern Australian grazing industries; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Whole Farm Systems Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emission Abatement Strategies for Dairy Farms; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
An evaluation of the effect of feeding Megalac rumen-protected fat in a pasturebased dairy system in Tasmania
Carbon Footprint of the Australian Dairy Industry
Enhancement of and training in the use of dairy industry carbon calculators
Sense-T Stage 2: Pasture Productivity and on-animal sensing
Sense-T: Agriculture - Pasture optimisation and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries
Simulating pasture growth rates for use in whole farm dairy models

Research Candidate Supervision

Developing temperate pasture-based dairy systems to meet the challenges of a warmer and dryer climate
Enhancing coexistence of productive plant species by altering their spatial arrangement
Harnessing the potential for forages under the major irrigation expansion to produce milk for the Tasmanian dairy industry
Impacts of Wildlife Grazing on Pastures in the Midlands, Tasmania
Investigating the Physiology and Management of Cocksfoot (Dactylis Glomerata L.) and Prairie Grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) as Alternative Perennial Grass Species for the Dairy Industry in Southern Australia
Modelling Responses of Perennial Ryegrass Pastures to Future Climate Scenarios in Tasmania
Opportunities to Improve the Irrigation Efficiency of Dairy Pasture Systems through Management of Water Resources and an Understanding of Plant Water Relations
Quantifying Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) Genotype by Environment Interactions in the Cool Temperate Dairy Regions of Australia