Table Of Contents

Contributed abstracts (refereeed and non-refereed)

Title: Information and Library Services for Extension Officers in NSW Agriculture: Developments to meet their needs
Author: Sally Anderson

Title: Extension Agents Too Focussed On Their ‘Tools’
Author: Michael Boyd

Title: Integrating extension science and delivery
Author: Mike Bramley, Neels Botha, Ian Tarbotton

Title: Community values, resiliency, and change
Author: Greg Brown

Title: Ever Improving: Building Skills and Culture to Evaluate Cotton Extension Outcomes
Author: Ingrid Christiansen (1,2), Dallas Gibb (1,3), Bruce Pyke (1,4) and Geoff McIntyre (1,2)

Title: Extension in line with an industry productivity target
Author: Coltman, A.C., Speight, S.J., Turner, S.

Title: Assisting Stakeholder Decision Making using System Dynamics Group Model Building
Author: Kristin den Exter, Alison Specht

Title: Action research with NSW dairy farmers: An extension analysis of the Profitable Pastures Program
Author: Tony Dunn, Michael Friend and Shane Hildebrand

Title: Reshaping rural extension: New players – new roles
Author: Jane Elix and Judy Lambert

Title: New experiences in working with horticulture farmers to improve NRM practices in Queensland
Author: Sue Heisswolf, Stewart Lindsay, John Bagshaw, and Noel Vock

Title: Shrinking extension to fit a growing sector
Author: Carole Hollier, Julie Francis, Michael Reid

Title: Turning information into knowledge
Author: Rowland Holmes

Title: How do you know you’re having an impact? Evaluation of the Grapecheque program.
Author: Vanessa Hood, Paul Blackshaw, Rosie Hannah, Megan Hill, Sally Dickinson, Angie Grills and John Whiting.

Title: Approaches to facilitating the national adoption of integrated pest management by Brassica growers and their advisors.
Author: Dijana Jevremov

Title: Personality and innovation in agriculture
Author: Geoff Kaine (1), Jean Sandall (2), Denise Bewsell (1)

Title: Theory into practice; working with mango supply chains to improve knowledge and practice.
Author: Irene Kernot, Scott Ledger, Terrence Campbell, Rowland Holmes.

Title: Effective Farmer Groups for Defining Best Practices for Sustainable Agriculture
Author: Sue Kilpatrick (1), Liz Bond (2), Rowena Bell (1), Jacqui Knee (2) and Greg Pinkard (2)

Title: Negotiation – The Hallmark of NRM Extension
Author: Greg Leach

Title: Enabling Effective Participation, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Advocacy in Participatory Research - Tools and approaches for Extension Professionals
Author: Greg Leach and Jessica Wallwork

Title: Marron aquaculture strategic extension campaign - an interim report
Author: Daniel Machin, Mandy Dearden and Peter Lacey

Title: Farmers’ Perceptions About Irrigation Scheduling in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment
Author: B. Maheshwari (1), M. Plunkett (2) and P. Singh (1)

Title: Rural Water Use, A Systems Approach to Three Years of Challenges with Triumphs, a Queensland Dairy Perspective
Author: Malcolm Martin, Ross Warren, Greg Stanley

Title: Extension: finding solutions or co-creating pathways for change
Author: Amanda May (1), Heather Shaw (2,3), Yvonne Orlando (1)

Title: One extension approach does not fit all: but how do you know what to use?
Author: Helen Murdoch1, Allison Long 2, Chris Linehan1 and Lucy Finger1

Title: Groups or one to one? Rethinking extension delivery – learnings from the dairy industry

Title: Discourses of sustainability: a Foucauldian approach
Author: Len Palmer

Title: Dairy Farmers’ Evaluation of Biodiversity Practices in South West Victoria
Author: Terry Parminter (1) and Tim Nelson (2)

Title: Appreciating the Influence of Our Own and Others’ World Views Upon Extension Strategies
Author: Terry Parminter, Neels Botha, and Bruce Small

Title: From engaging the public to supporting citizens in collaborative partnerships. Insights for extension from community forestry
Author: R. John Petheram (1), Peter Stephen (1), Fleur Maidment (2)

Title: Linking geographical information systems and social research: investigating the small farm sector.
Author: Michael Reid (1), Carole Hollier (1), Julie Francis (1) & Brian Furze (2)

Title: Success and Structures: Options for group design to match community needs.
Author: Helen Reynolds (1), Lyndall Ash (2)

Title: An approach to designing extension, a case study of bull management
Author: Ian Tarbotton, Mike Bramley*, Hans Andersen.

Title: Challenges after the research is “ready”
Author: Sergio Rustichelli Teixeira (1), Helen Ross (2), Tom Cowan (3)

Title: Information sources and dispersal channels in the extension of pasture weed management technologies in southern-eastern Kenya rangelands
Author: Munyasi J.Wanjala1, David Lloyd2, J. Doland Nichols2

Title: Communities in Conservation: New Ways of Working
Author: Carla Wilson

Title: Grapecheque – Having an impact on Victorian Grapegrowers
Author: Paul Blackshaw, Vanessa Hood, Rosie Hannah, Megan Hill, Sally Dickinson, Angie Grills and John Whiting.

Title: Tree Growing in Rural Landscapes
Author: Prue Borschmann

Title: Budworm Watch Program – more than monitoring
Author: Lucy Breen

Title: Investigating innovative communication strategies to reach hobby farmers and lifestyle landholders
Author: Jessica Connor (1,2), Dr Margaret Hay (2), Prof Grahame Coleman (2)

Title: Biodiversity extension – Using community engagement
Author: Greg Day

Title: Developing rural grapegrower communities through CRCV Extension
Author: Gerard Hogan (1), Sally Raphael (2)

Title: The uptake of Integrated Pest Management by apple growers
Author: Geoff Kaine (1), Denise Bewsell (1), David Williams (2), Jo Vigliaturo (2)

Title: Green Wedges – Planning Towards Extension
Author: Amanda Lewis

Title: New approaches to enhancing participation in natural resource management: Communications technologies and the meanings of landscapes
Author: Damian Lucas (1), Joanna Wills (1), Frank Vanclay (1), Ruth Lane (2)

Title: Extending extension through styles of farming
Author: Luciano Mesiti (1), Frank Vanclay (2)

Title: FarmWise – education and extension in the MIA
Author: Iva Quarisa

Title: Borders and Boundaries – Breaking down the barriers to develop regional learning products through implementation of a Tri-State Extension Strategy
Author: Gillian Stewart

Title: Community engagement: changing the focus for WUE
Author: Sigrid Tijs and Annette McCaffery

Title: Responding to the Needs of a Stressed Community in Times of Drought
Author: Sophie Wadley (1), Tim Hollier (2)

Title: Making quantitative information useful: Using and interpreting simple statistics in agricultural and environmental extension
Author: John Wilson