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Social principles for agricultural extension to assist in the promotion of natural resource management

An understanding of social issues, the social nature of farming, and the social basis of adoption is needed if agricultural extension is to be effective in addressing natural resource management issues, and in promoting sustainability in its triple bottom line conceptualisation. Twenty-seven principles are presented...
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Scaling results up from a plot and paddock scale to a property: a case study from a long-term grazing experiment in northern Australia

Grazing experiments are usually used to quantify and demonstrate the biophysical impact of grazing strategies, with the Wambiana grazing experiment being one of the longest running such experiments in northern Australia. Previous economic analyses of this experiment suggest that there is a major advantage in...
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Intensive rotational grazing reduces nematode faecal egg counts in sheep on the Cicerone Project

The Cicerone Project was set up to study the long term profitability and sustainability of three different input and grazing management systems. The Cicerone Project consists of three farmlets each with management systems contrasting in inputs (levels of fertilisers and pastures) and grazing management. Farmlet...
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Impacts and outcomes of diabetes care in a high risk remote indigenous community over time: Implications for practice

The aim of this study was to determine diabetes care processes and intermediate clinical outcomes in a remote primary care service in 2009 compared with 2004.Aretrospective review of diabetes care from January 2009 to January 2010 was conducted using a chronic disease register (Project Ferret)...
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Decentralised governance for natural resource management: Capacity challenges in Australia and Canada

In Contested Country, leading researchers in planning, geography, environmental studies and public policy critically review Australia's environmental management under the auspices of the Natural Heritage Trust over the past decade, and identify the challenges that must be met in the national quest for sustainability. It...