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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


NZGT Travel Grant for IGC 2013
2 November 2012

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


NZGA AGM
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


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