news join links sponsors contact
NZ Grassland Association Inc


Editor Role NZGA
20 December 2023

The editors role for the Journal of NZ Grasslands has changed as the Association moves more

OAMARU NZGA Call for Papers 2024
15 December 2023

Journal of New Zealand Grasslands Vol 86  Call for Papers Abstract more

Download Rotorua Conference programme
8 November 2023

QR Code for conference programme Use your phone camera to scan the QR code and open more

NZGA AGM 2023 Notice
25 October 2023

NZGA AGM 2023 will be held at 6:00pm Wednesday 15th Nov in Rotorua at the Rydges more

Jun 2023 Newsletter
19 July 2023

Update on the JNZG Editorial process, International Grassland Congress Download more

April 2023 Newsletter
26 April 2023

This newsletter has a tribute to Dr Syd Easton, Emeritus AgResearch plant breeder as more

Dec 2022 Newsletter
20 December 2022

Presidents update, a new Honorary Life member, a further update on New-generative more

Invercargill Conference Programme
9 November 2022

Have the programme at your fingertips at the conference - download it here more

Travel Grant - IGC Kentucky 2023
14 October 2022

The NZGA and the NZGT are pleased to announce they will once again support NZGA members more

NZIAHS Canterbury Forum
26 August 2022

“Can New Zealand farmers mitigate climate change?” Date: Wednesday 26th more

Greener Pastures - RPS21 position paper
20 June 2022

Greener Pastures; Priorities for a low-footprint, high-value food producing more

New-generative agriculute - science update
30 May 2022

New-Generative Agriculture: based on science, informed by research and honed by New more

Latest NZGA update May 2022
30 May 2022

Updated information of new-generative agriculture - what does the science tell more

IGC 2023 Kentucky - call for papers
4 April 2022

The Organizing Committee of the XXV International Grassland Congress more

Using the Online Journal submission
23 March 2022

Notes to help authors upload their full manuscript once their submission has been more

Call for Papers for the 2022 Conference
4 February 2022

Journal of New Zealand Grasslands Vol 84 2022 Call for Papers Abstract more

Invercargill conference postponed
23 January 2022

Once more COVID disrupts life for all of us - the planned conference for Invercargill more

Invercargill conference programme
21 January 2022

Here is a link to the programme that you can download to your phone for the more

INternational Grassland Congress is now a virtual event
3 September 2021

The International Grassland Congres has now been shifted to a full virtual conference. more

Resilient pastures symposium video content
1 September 2021

The Resilient Pastures Sympsoium Programme is available below and has links to each more

link to Ray Brougham Lecture Series – 2021
4 August 2021

NZ Grassland Trust - Ray Brougham Lecture Series – 2021 “A more

Latest NZGA Newsletter Jan 2021
27 January 2021

Terracing hill slopes - an option in in NZ?; 2020 Ray Brougham winner Dr Gerald Rys; more

New - generative agriculture - a paper from J Rowarth, A Roberts and M Manning
20 December 2020

New-generative agriculture - Rowarth et al 2020 This paper offers a perspective on more

Invercargill Conference 2021
19 November 2020

Mark the dates - 9th to 11th November 2021 and join us in Invercargill for the annual more

Watch the NZGA 82nd Conference Webinar
17 November 2020

Watch the online conference Click here more

Invitation to the Resilient Pastures Symposium 2021
17 November 2020

Watch Dr David Chapman, DairyNZ and RPS21 organising committee chair, outline the more

Ray Brougham Livestream Q and A
9 September 2020

As promised Gavin Sheath responds to Livestream questions more

REGISTER now for the NZGA Virtual Conference
23 August 2020

The NZGA Executive has welcomed the opportunity to use the unexpected disruption caused more

Women and Leadership Scholarships 2020
27 July 2020

Scholarships of up to $5,000 for current and aspiring female leaders Scholarships more

Resilient Pasture Symposium call for papers
23 July 2020

Do you have research on resilient pasture systems? Submissions for the NZGA more

David Scott Award 2021
3 June 2020

Applications are due for this NZ Grassland Trust Travel award by August 1 more

Latest newsletter March 2020
27 May 2020

Download the latest newsletter here - includes a tribute to Life member Nelson Cullen more

Register for the Ray Brougham Livestream Event
1 May 2020

16 July 4.30 – 5.30pm Register for this event Dr Gavin Sheath - more

Ray Brougham Lecture Series 2020
18 April 2020

Postponed until further notice - “Lessons learnt – what’s more

Registration for the Resilient Pastures Symposium is OPEN
3 March 2020

For more information RPS Symposium March 11-12     To more

Newsletter Feb2020
5 February 2020

"Animal Protein and GHG confusion" - J Rowarth and G Coles Download more

Newsletter Dec 2019
19 December 2019

The latest newsletter with updates from the Editor, summary of the workshop NZGA ran more

Call for Papers Invercargill 2020
25 November 2019

Conference 2020 is heading for Invercargill and it is fitting that the theme will more

Journal of NZ Grasslands
19 November 2019

Make it easy to find the Journal of New Zealand Grasslands online and bookmark this more

Ray Brougham Lecture Series 2019
5 September 2019

In 2019 the Trust awarded the Ray Brougham trophy to Tony Rhodes for his Impact on more

September 2019 newsletter
4 September 2019

Articles include No 8 wire and innovation; the wicked problem of livestock wintering more

April newsletter
29 April 2019

A quick update on evidence based solutions, a book review and a peak at NZGA history in more

NZGA details for Endnote
14 February 2019

You can now download details of all papers published in the journal/proceedings since more

NZGT Travel Grant for IGC 2013
2 December 2018

To help develop the careers and work networks of young agricultural professionals, the more

Programme for Twizel
4 November 2018

Download the full programme for Agronomy and Grassland sessions as a pdf to your phone more

Death by PowerPoint
10 October 2018

Challenge yourself and watch the following YouTube link of a 20 min TED talk entitled more

NZGA YouTube Channel
29 August 2018

All our videos available here Levy Oration - Prof Colin Holmes, Richard Green, Dr more

Ants Roberts - Ray Brougham lecture series
15 August 2018

NZ Grassland Trust Ray Brougham Lecture Series – 2018 “Soil more

International Grassland Congress - KENYA 2020
22 May 2018

Here is the latest information and the first call for papers for the joint more

23 February 2018


2018 Call for Papers
15 February 2018

Twizel 2018 Call for papers Abstracts deadline extended until Friday - 23rd Feb more

Prof Derrick Moots Ray Brougham address
21 September 2017

"Legumes regenerate pastures" The video of this presentation and the more

August 2017 Newsletter
14 August 2017

A view from attending the International Farm Management Association conference in more

Citation using Google Scholar
11 May 2017

Search for a NZGA paper using Google Scholar Google more

Author submission link for 2017
10 May 2017

Author Submission for Whanganui more

March 2017 Newsletter
3 April 2017

Farms systems and Livestock production - the Presidents annual address at the Timaru more

BLNZ Hill Country Symposium Position Paper 2016
10 March 2017

The position paper from the 2016 HCS is available to download here HCS more

Newsletter Nov 2016
1 December 2016

The latest newsletter has some feedback from the Timaru conference, a release more

New book on history of the Pureora Forest
13 September 2016

The Drama of Conservation (2015), authors King, Gaukrodger and Ritchie, is published by more

Latest NZGA newsletter Sep 2016
8 September 2016

Grab a coffee and check out the latest newsletter  Download here more

Call for Abstracts - 2017
8 September 2016

Whanganui - "A river runs through it" Download the Call for Abstracts more

Farmer survey on horehound - a problem weed
13 August 2016

A group of farmers are working with Landcare Research to find out how big a problem the more

Timaru Conference Programme
27 June 2016

Look up the Conference programme for Timaru 2016 here.   Download the more

Newsletter June 2016
20 June 2016

This months newsletter has an obituary for the late Colin Holmes, a reminder that it is more

Levy Oration 2015 Colin Holmes
13 June 2016

In 2015 the Levy Oration was presented by Professor Colin Holmes who recently passed more

Managing for the dry
28 April 2016

Its timely to look at some of the past newsletter articles NZGA has produced regarding more

Hill Country and dairy focus in the newsletter
27 April 2016

Catch up on the latest newsletter here April 2016 more

NZGA Presidential Address 2015
10 April 2016

Warwick Lissamans Presidential address at Masterton, November more

Latest newsletter Feb 2016
15 February 2016

Read the latest update from the Association here more

HCS link to online journal system
8 December 2015

Journal Login to submit full papers to HCS Rand P 16 more

APEN Conference 2015
7 December 2015

Several NZ researchers attended the Australasia-Pacific Extension Network Conference in more

Australian Grassland Assoc. Call for Papers
19 October 2015

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTIVITY FROM PASTURES Suggested sub-theme areas are: Filling more

Castlepoint Field Tour Nov 2015
1 September 2015

Additional pre conference tour for those that register for the full Masterton more

Student Travel Awards 2015
1 September 2015

Applications for Student travel Awards to the 2015 NZGA conference in Masterton are due more

Ray Brougham Award
30 August 2015

The presentations from recent winners of this award are now available to download from more

2015 Masterton
29 August 2015

Conference registrations will open online by the 10th September Register here more

NZGT Ray Brougham Lecture series
18 June 2015

Mark the date now in your calendar for this lecture series. This years winner, Dr more

Agricultural Science and Extension - 2014 Levy Oration
21 April 2015

Since this oration is in the name of Sir Bruce Levy, I took the time to google his more

23rd IGC -2015 India
1 March 2015

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (IGC-2015) will be held at New Delhi, India more

International Rangeland Congress 2016
18 February 2015

The 10th International Rangeland Congress will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, July more

Chinese research honour awarded
19 January 2015

to Phil Rolston, NZGA member and AgResearch scientist. China has presented its more

Dec 2014 Newsletter
13 December 2014

The latest news with an update from Conference, news on Masterton 2015, announcing a more

NEW research blog from Beef+Lamb
10 December 2014

Beef+Lamb have launched a research blog to help foster greater understanding of the more

Presidents address - Alexandra 2014
9 December 2014

Warwick Lissamans Presidents address Download here more

Chilean NZGA member attends this years conference
26 November 2014

Chilean agronomist and sheep breeder Daniel Delorenzo loves New Zealand. The 76th New more

Conference Field tour Handout 2014
21 November 2014

The local organisers this year took the opportunity to ask for written content for the more

Stewart Ledgard - Ray Brougham Award winner
19 November 2014

Stewart Ledgard receives the 2014 Ray Brougham Award from Gavin Sheath, chair of the NZ more

2014 Levy Oration recipient
11 November 2014

This years recipient was Jeff Morton. The New Zealand Grassland Association aims to more

NZGA ventures to Middle Earth
6 November 2014

The Annual conference in Alexandra hosted approximately 400 delegates from all over NZ more

Alexandra Conference Programme
10 October 2014

The latest conference programme and field day flier are available more

Tasmanian Pasture Seed Conference
23 September 2014

This conference will be held in Launceston, Nov 12-13. The conference theme is more

August newsletter
20 August 2014

The newsletter honours 2 of our Life members, reflects on some overseas experience and more

Join us in Alex
19 August 2014

Registration for conference opens on the 25th August. Go to the Events page or more

23rd International Grassland Congress 2015 - India
9 August 2014

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (IGC-2015) will be held at New Delhi, India more

Autumn newsletter
23 May 2014

The latest newsletter features a summary of our representative meeting with AgResearch more

NEW: March newsletter
13 March 2014

Warwick reminds us of the value of credible information for decision making, R & P more

The new R & P 8: Pasture and Forage Plants for NZ is now available
15 February 2014

Buy now   Ideal for students, agronomists, agribusiness professional more

2014 NZGA Call for Papers
17 December 2013

This years conference theme is: Central Otago “A Land of Difference - more

2013 Levy Oration
20 November 2013

This years oration was given by Dr John Hay, formerly the Chief Executive of the more

Presidents report to AGM 2013
20 November 2013

NZGA President Jacqueline Rowarths final report to the AGM  Download more

This years papers are available online now
6 November 2013

Go to NZGA Proceedings 2013  more

NZ Grassland Trust Update and the role of earthworms in pasture
29 October 2013

The NZ Grassland Trust supported studetns to attend the International Grassland more

NZGA Farmers attend IGC
10 October 2013

We supported four farmers plus our Vice president to attend the International Grassland more

Conf 2013 - Earlybird extended until 10 OCT
29 September 2013

The earlybird deadline for the conference in Tauranga has been extended until the 10th more

Sept 2010 Newsletter
1 September 2013

Dr David Stevens continues his introduction to systems thinking and its role in New more

Latest NZGA newsletter
20 August 2013

Agricultural innovation - UK or NZ to lead?, introducing Dr David Chapman as a new Exec more

Farming with nutrient limits
16 August 2013

Mike Barton, Taupo - to watch the video of his enlightening presentation at a recent more

Fodder trees for drought
25 July 2013

As farmers recover from the drought and reassess their farms ongoing resilience it is more

Job growth potential in agriculture
2 July 2013

ONLY 68 agriculture science graduates out of 22,820 undergrad degrees in more

NEW: June newsletter
13 June 2013

What's in the newsletter?  NZGA farmer travel more

Biosecurity - have we gone soft at the border?
5 June 2013

A one day forum is tp be held by The New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and more

May 2010 Newsletter
1 May 2013

Systems research in farming is often defined by the use of modelling or farmlet more

Drought planning and pasture recovery
14 March 2013

Planning, pasture management and recovery after drought, pasture renovation decisions more

Impacts of urea and DCD use on farm
1 March 2013

Follow up on the Feb 22nd Rural News article on DCD and urea use Read more here more

Books available at members rates
19 February 2013

Just a reminder that NZGA sells the following books and students may be looking for more

Feb newsletter now available
18 February 2013

NZGA is offering travel grants to farmers for the 22nd International Grassland Congress more

Call for papers - NZGA Tauranga 2013
12 February 2013

75th ANNUAL CONFERENCE Tauranga, NOVEMBER 5-7, 2013 Conference theme “Bay more

Historic Cockayne Plots
24 January 2013

A recent visit to the historic Cockayne plots on Northburn Station planted in 1920. more

NZGA Presidents Speech Gore 2012
29 November 2012

Jacqueline discusses the challenges for food production in the future, as well as how more

2012 president's report
13 November 2012

Fuelled by science and tempered by experience, the New Zealand Grassland Association more

Gore 2012 in pictures
12 November 2012

Many thanks to NZGA member and conference attendee Robert Southward who has put more

Inaugural Levy Oration
10 November 2012

NZGA has introduced the Levy Oration to the conference programme in recognition of the more

Apply for a sponsored tour of EU food research institutes
24 October 2012

Applicants are invited to apply for an opportunity to participate in a tour of food more

1 October 2012

All members are invited to attend the NZGA AGM, to be held on Wednesday 7th Nov at more

September 2012 newsletter
13 September 2012

The latest newsletter discusses agriculture as a potential career and the value of more

Interested in dryland pastures?
21 August 2012

Lincoln University has recently launched a dryland pastures website that contains more

Latest Newsletter
16 August 2012

The August newsletter is a very interesting read with an update for the Gore more

NZ Innovators Awards 2012
10 August 2012

The New Zealand Innovator Awards are seeking entries from the agri-sector. Have you more

Reminder - Student travel money
27 July 2012

NZGA Student Travel Fund available for this years conference. Applications need to be more

Blog on Agricultural Emmissions
25 July 2012

This blog has been set up as a forum for discussing agriculture and greenhouse gas more

July 2012 Newsletter
9 July 2012

NZGA's strapline is 'Fuelled by science, tempered by experience' so what more

PestwebNZ - an online tool to identify weeds and pests
2 July 2012

PestwebNZ is an independent source of information on the control, ID and biology more

Agriculture, Science and the Arts
18 June 2012

An invitation to NZGA members to attend:- Inaugural Professorial Lecture presented more

Websites of agricultural interest
29 May 2012

The internet is a great place to spend too much time. Lack of information can no longer more

Latest Newsletter
17 May 2012

Whats in the May newsletter - the biological farming debate, more on carbon and the more

Information available on the website
24 February 2012

2012 is well and truly underway and it's a good time to have another look at what more

Read the latest NZGA Newsletter
7 December 2011

Reflections on 80 years of NZGA, Powering innovation - access and uptake of R&D, more

Making our future -
6 December 2011

the primary sector .... but not as we know it. Rod Oram's presentation to the more

Pasture persistence update
20 November 2011

There is a copy of the handout from the Gisborne conference available to be more

Ryegrass endophyte explained
28 October 2011

YouTube presentation on Grass Endophytes for insect management and improved pasture more

Renewing your membership
27 October 2011

Take note that members no longer have to login to access the published papers. Members more

NZGA AGM Notification
26 October 2011

The Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on the evening of Wednesday more

Conference programme available
2 September 2011

Download the full programme for conference here: Gisborne Grasslands more

Welcome to our new look
22 August 2011

Yes it's a new site - take 5 minutes to have a look around and see what has more

Latest NZGA Newsletter
9 August 2011

Whats in the August newsletter? Capital gains tax, funding research and more on pasture more

Dec 2008 newsletter
1 August 2011

'Picking the good oil' - Research on longterm Phosphate trials discussed in more

NZGA June 2009 newsletter
19 June 2011

NZGA Newsletter June 2009 includes an article - 'Soil Carbon – rates, stocks, more

June NZGA Newsletter
6 June 2011

Read the summary of the recent Pasture Persistence Symposium Download newsletter more

Pasture Persistence Symposium Proceedings
30 May 2011

HOT OFF THE PRESS! - the proceedings of the recent symposium held in Hamilton are now more

April NZGA newsletter
4 April 2011

Revisit the 1983 Grassland Conference in Gisborne   Download April more

2010 NZGA Presidential address
26 January 2011

Anders outlines the benefits of on-farm research for both the farmers and the more

December 2010 newsletter
22 December 2010

Catch up on some of the recent conference sessions   Download Newsletter more

March 2020 newsletter
0 0

Nelson Cullen obituary Download here more

Online publicatioNs database

Online access to 75 years of technical papers published by the Association

View Publications