Publications

Journal articles

2019

King, B., Fielke, S., Bayne, K., Klerkx, L., and Nettle, R. (2019) Navigating shades of social capital and trust to leverage opportunities for rural innovation. Journal of Rural Studies.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2019.02.003

Dockès, A-C., Chauvat, S., Correa, P., Turlot, A., Nettle, R. (2019) Advice and advisory roles about work on farms. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 39:2 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-018-0547-x

2018

Santhanam-Martin, Michael, Patten Bridge, and Lillian Stevens. 2018. "Working with stuckness: lessons from an intervention to support intergenerational transitions on Australian dairy farms."  Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement: 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2018.1517302

Nettle, R., Kuehne, G., Lee, K., and Armstrong, D. (2018), A new framework to analyse workforce contribution to Australian cotton farm adaptability, Agron. Sustain. Dev. (2018) 38: 38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-018-0514-6

R. Nettle, A. Crawford, P. Brightling. How private-sector farm advisors change their practices: An Australian case study. Journal of Rural Studies, Volume 58, February 2018, Pages 20–27

Ayre, M, Wallis, P and Daniell, K 2018, Learning from collaborative research on sustainably managing fresh water: implications for ethical research-practice engagement Ecology and Society, 23 (1)

2017

Eastwood, C., L. Klerkx, M. Ayre, and B. Dela Rue 2017. "Managing Socio-Ethical Challenges in the Development of Smart Farming: From a Fragmented to a Comprehensive Approach for Responsible Research and Innovation." Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 1-28

Ayre, M., and R. Nettle. 2017. Enacting resilience for adaptive water governance: a case study of irrigation modernisation in an Australian catchment, Ecology & Society. 22(3):1. DOI: 10.5751/ES-09256-220301

Eastwood, C., Klerkx, L. and Nettle, R. (2017). Dynamics and distribution of public and private research and extension roles for technological innovation and diffusion: Case studies of the implementation and adaptation of precision farming technologies. Journal of Rural Studies. 49. 2017

McSweeney, P., Calvo, J., Santhanam-Martin, M. and Billman-Jacobe, H. (2017), Meeting the Capstone Challenge in Postgraduate Food Science Education. Journal of Food Science Education, 16: 77–80. DOI:10.1111/1541-4329.12113

King B.J. & Hill, M (2017) Mapping the extension capability of the Goulburn Valley Fresh Pear Sector. Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal, 13(1), 1-8.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Nicole Reichelt, Barbara King, Margaret Ayre, Ruth Nettle (2017) ‘Enrolling advisers in governing privatised agricultural extension in Australia: challenges and opportunities for the innovation system’, Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 23:3, 265-282 DOI: 10.1080/1389224X.2017.1320642

Ruth Nettle, Laurens Klerkx, Guy Faure & Alex Koutsouris (2017) Governance dynamics and the quest for coordination in pluralistic agricultural advisory systems, The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 23:3, 189-195, DOI: 10.1080/1389224X.2017.1320638

2016

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ruth Beilin (2016) ‘Resilience multiple – sounding a call for responsible practice’ - A commentary on ‘Geography, Ontological Politics and the Resilient Future’ by Stephanie Simon and Samuel Randalls’, Dialogues in Human Geography, 6(1) 41–44

Dr Margaret Ayre, A/Prof Ruth Nettle, Erazo Bobenrieth M, Klerkx L (2016) Doing water research differently for innovation in regional water productivity in Australia Australian Journal of Water Resources, DOI: 10.1080/13241583.2016.1162763.

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ruth Beilin (2016) ‘How a risk focus in emergency management can restrict community resilience – a case study from Victoria, Australia’, International Journal of Wildland Fire DOI: 10.1071/WF16064 (online first)

Prativa Sapkota, Rod Keenan, Jana-Axinja Paschen, Hemant Ojha (2016) ‘Social production of vulnerability to climate change in the rural middle hills of Nepal’, Journal of Rural Studies, 48, 53-64, DOI 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.09.007

Symth, D., Gould, J., Ayre, M., Bock, E., Dulfer-Hyams, M. and Vernes, T. 2016, Indigenous driven co-governance of sea country through collaborative planning and Indigenous Protected Areas, Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8 (26):15-20.

Reichelt, N., Wallis, P., Ison, R.L., Davies, J., Carberry, P., Sparrow, A., Hall, A. and Maru, Y. (2016) Mediating boundaries between knowledge and knowing: ICT and R4D praxis. Outlook on Agriculture, Vol.45 (4) DOI: 10.1177/0042098013505654

2015

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2015). “Doing integration in catchment management research: Insights into a dynamic learning process”. Environmental Science and Policy, 47: 18-31.

Santhanam-Martin, M., Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2015). "Community sustainability and agricultural landscape change: insights into the durability and vulnerability of the productivist regime." Sustainability Science 10(2): 207-217.

Nettle, R.A. (2015). “More Than Workforce Shortages: How Farm Human Resources Management Strategies Will Shape Australia’s Agricultural FutureFarm Policy Journal, 12(2): 17-27 (Winter quarter)

R. Nettle, M. Ayre, R. Beilin, S. Waller, L. Turner, A. Hall and L. Irvine and G. Taylor. (2015). “Empowering farmers for increased resilience in uncertain timesAnimal Production Science, 2015, 55, 845-855. DOI: 10.1071/AN14882

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ruth Beilin (2015) ‘Avoiding the certainty trap: A research program for the policy-practice interface’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, vol. 33, 1394-1411, DOI: 10.1086/c13321

Thomas, P, Adapa, S., & King, B (2015) Innovation Landscape within Family Services Integration: Evidence from Australia. Contemporary Management Research, 11 (3), 249-276. DOI:10.7903/cmr.13631

2014

Ayre, M. (2014). “How can communities adapt to climate change and climate variability?” Geodate, June.

Beilin, R., Lindborg, R., Stenseke, M., Pereira, H.M., Llausàs, A., Slätmo, E., Cerqueira, Y., Navarro, L., Rodrigues, P., Reichelt, N., Munro, N. and Queiroz, C. 2014. Analysing how drivers of agricultural land abandonment affect biodiversity and cultural landscapes using case studies from Scandinavia, Iberia and Oceania, Land Use Policy, Volume 36, January 2014, Pages 60-72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.07.00

Ison, Ray; Carberry , Peter; Davies, Jocelyn; Hall, Andy; McMillan, Larelle; Maru, Yiheyis; Pengelly, Bruce; Reichelt, Nicole; Stirzaker, Richard; Wallis, Phillip J.; Watson, Ian and Webb, Sarah (2014). Programmes, projects and learning inquiries: institutional mediation of innovation in research for development. Outlook on Agriculture, 43(3), pp. 165–172

King, B.J. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Private-public advisory networks: A case study of Australian dairy pasture seed”. Extension Farming Systems Journal, 9(1): 1-9.

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ray Ison (2014) ‘Narrative Research in Climate Change Adaptation - Exploring a Complementary Paradigm for Research and Governance’, Research Policy 43, pp. 1083-1092

Santhanam-Martin, M. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Governing Australia’s dairy farm workforce: a new terrain for negotiating rural community sustainability”. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 21(1):31-50.

2013

Beilin, R., Reichelt, N.T., King, B.J., Long, A. and Cam, S. (2013). “Transition Landscapes and Social Networks: Examining On-Ground Community Resilience and its Implications for Policy Settings in Multiscalar Systems”. Ecology and Society 18(2): 30 at: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol18/iss2/art30/

Beilin, R., Reichelt, N. and Sysak, T. (2013) Resilience in the Transition Landscapes of the Peri-urban: from ‘where’ with ‘whom’ to ‘what’. Urban Studies. 52(7) DOI: 10.1177/0042098013505654

Eastwood, C., Trotter, M. and Scott, N. (2013). “Understanding the user: Learning from the on-farm application of precision farming technologies in the Australian livestock sector”. Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering 10(1): 41-50.

Jago, J., Eastwood, C., Kerrisk, K. and Yule, I. (2013). “Precision dairy farming in Australasia: adoption, risks and opportunities.” Animal Production Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM12330

Klerkx, L. and Nettle, R. (2013). “Achievements and challenges of innovation co-production support initiatives in the Australian and Dutch dairy sectors: a comparative study”. Food Policy 40: 74–89.

Murphy, C., Nettle, R. and Paine, M. (2013). “The evolving extension environment: implications for dairy scientists”. Animal Production Science, 53(9): 917-923. At: http://doi.org/10.1071/AN12347.

Nettle, R., Brightling, P. and Hope, A. (2013). “How Programme Teams Progress Agricultural Innovation in the Australian Dairy Industry”. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 19(3): 1–21.

Nettle, R., Waters, W., Kenny, S. and Love, S. (2013). “Crisis as an opportunity for change?: A case study of applying resilience thinking to extension responses in dairy industry crisis”. Extension Farming Systems Journal , 8(1): 21.

2012

Ayre, M. and Mackenzie, J. (2012). “Unwritten, unsaid, just known: the role of Indigenous knowledge/s in water planning in Australia”. Local Environment, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2012.665864.Online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13549839.2012.665864#preview

Eastwood, C.R., Chapman, D. F. and Paine, M. S. (2012). “Networks of practice for co-construction of agricultural decision support systems: Case studies of precision dairy farms in Australia”. Agricultural Systems 108(0): 10-18.

Hoverman, S. and Ayre, M. (2012). “Methods and approaches to support Indigenous water planning: An example from the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory”. Journal of Hydrology 474: 47-56.

Murphy, C., Nettle, R. and Paine, M. (2012). “The evolving extension environment – implications for dairy scientists”. Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, 13–15 November, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN: 978-0-646-58966-4.

Nettle, R., Waters, W. and Kenny, S. (2012, under review). “Building resilience through an industry crisis: The role of extension teams in supporting change and recovery”. Extension Farming Systems.

2010

Ayre, M. and Verran, H. (2010). “Learning to be an Aboriginal Ranger: Inductions into a Cross-Cultural Knowledge Domain”, Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts. Online at: http://www.cdu.edu.au/centres/spil/journal/LC_JournalVol1_2010.pdf

Ayre, M. (2010). “What is an Innovation Learning Community? On Being Inspired by Teaching from Country Program to Reflect on my Participation in a Yolngu Learning Community”. Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts, CDU Press. Online at: http://www.cdu.edu.au/centres/spil/journal/LC_Journal_Issue2_2010.pdf

Beilin, R. and Reichelt, N. (2010) Community Landcare: a key player in building social-ecological resilience networks? Discussion Paper, 2009.The State of Victoria Department of Sustainability and Environment: Melbourne

Drysdale, G., Markham, N., Paine, M., Michael, A. and Crawford, A. (2010). “Using a ‘levels of decision making’ framework in extension”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 6(1): 115-121.

Eastwood, C., Nettle, R.A. and Crawford, A. (2010). “Aligning objective data with grazing management decision making”. Proceedings of the 4th Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, Lincoln University, New Zealand, 31 August-2 September.

King, B.J., Paine, M.S., Beilin, R. and O’Kane, M.P. (2010). Encounters with knowledge entrepreneurs and ‘sticky’ knowledge transfer: Case Study Project 3030. Extension Farming Systems Journal 5(1): 11-22.

Nettle, R. Paine, M. and Penry, J. (2010). “Aligning farm decision making and genetic information systems to improve animal production: methodology and findings from the Australian dairy industry”. Animal Production Science 50: 429-434.

Nettle, R. and Lamb, G. (2010). “Water security: how can extension work with farming worldviews?” Extension Farming Systems Journal 6(1): 11-22.

Nettle, R. McKenzie, J., Coutts, J., Boehm, R., Saunders, D., Wythes, C., Fisher, J., O’Sullivan, J. and Kelly, S. (2010). “Making capacity building theory practical: The ‘On the Fast Track’ project”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 6(1): 73-82.

2009

Eastwood, C. and Kenny, S. (2009). “Art or science? Heuristic versus data driven grazing management on dairy farms”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 5(1): 95-102.

Nettle, R. and Paine, M. (2009). “Water Security and Farming Systems: Implications for Advisory Practice and Policy-Making”. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 15(2): 147-160.

O’Kane, M. and Nettle, R. (2009). “Partner Farms in multidisciplinary research: The continuing evolution of a research and development methodology”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 5(2): 19-27.

O’Kane, M., King, B. and O’Brien, G. (2009). “Farmer risk perceptions and practice: Utilising notions of risk for extension in Project 3030”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 5(2): 59-69.

Waters, W., Thomson, D. and Nettle, R. (2009). “Derived attitudinal farmer segments: A method for understanding and working with the diversity of Australian dairy farmers”. Extension Farming Systems Journal 5(2): 47-57.

2008

Nettle, R., Oliver, D., Brightling, P., Williamson, J. and Buchanan, J. (2008). “From ‘Workforce Planning’ to ‘Collective Action’: Developments in the Australian dairy farm sector”. Employment Relations Record 8(1): 17-34.

O’Kane, M.P, Paine, M.S. and King, B.J. (2008). “Context, Participation and Discourse: The Role of the Communities of Practice Concept in Understanding Farmer Decision-Making”. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 14(3): 187-201.

Jana-Axinja Paschen (2008) “Shared Heritage – Shared Responsibility: Representation and Visitor Experience of Intangible Heritage at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park”, in: New Aspects of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Proceedings of the WSEAS International Conference on CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM (CUHT'08), Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece, July 22-24, 2008; ISBN 978-960-6766-89-3

2007

Boxelaar, L., Paine, M. and Beilin, R. (2007). “Change management and complexity: the case for narrative action research”. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 13(3): 163-176.

Crawford, A., Nettle, R., Paine, M. and C. Kabore (2007), Farms and learning partnerships in Farming Systems Projects: A response to the Challenges of Complexity in Agricultural Innovation. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 13(3): 191-207.

Garcia, Y., Fulkerson, Nettle, R.A. and Kenny, S.K. (2007). “FutureDairy: a national, multidisciplinary project to assist dairy farmers manage future challenges - methods and early findings”. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 47(12) (Dairy Alliance Special Issue).

2006

Boxelaar, L., Paine, M.S. and Beilin, R. (2006). “Community engagement and public administration: Of silos, overlays and technologies of government”. Australian Journal of Public Administration.

Nettle, R., Paine, M. and Petheram, J. (2006). “Improving employment relationships – Findings from learning interventions in farm employment”. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 31(1): 21-36.

2005 and earlier

Nettle, R., Paine, M. and Petheram, J. (2005). “The Employment Relationship – a conceptual model developed from farming case studies”. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 30(2): 19-36.

Williams, K., Nettle, R. and Petheram, J. (2003). “Public Response to Plantation Forestry on Farms in south-western Victoria”. Australian Forestry 66(1): 901-907.

Love, S., Sharma, M., Boxelaar, L. and Paine, M. (under review). “Layers of Resilience: A dairy community dealing with drought and climate change”. Local Environment.

Nettle, R.A., Crawford, A.E., Paine, M.S. and Coats, M.S. (under review). Understanding Users, Intermediaries and collaboration for accelerating innovation – Case studies from the Australian Dairy industry. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, Special Edition, ‘New Pathways to Innovation Adoption’.

Nettle, R.A. (2000). “Self-managing groups – What does it take?” Extension Net: Journal of the Australian Pacific Extension Network (APEN), 8: 1-3.

Books and book chapters

2014

McSweeney, P., Williams, C., Nettle, R., Raynor, J. and Brumfield, R. (2014). Chapter 33: Extension approaches for horticultural innovation. In: Horticulture: Plants for People and Places, Volume 3, (Ed.) Springer Science+Business Media, Dordrecht – Netherlands, pp: 1117-38. ISBN: 978-94-017-8559-4.

2011

Nettle, R.A. and Paine, M. (2011). “Capacity Building in Farming Systems”. In: Shaping Change: Natural Resource Management, Agriculture and the Role of Extension. Jennings, J., Packham, R., Woodside, D. (eds.) ISBN: 978-0-9577030-7-0.

Paine, M., Crawford, A. and Nettle, R. (2011). “Resilience and Productivity”. In: Shaping Change: Natural Resource Management, Agriculture and the Role of Extension. Jennings, J., Packham, R., Woodside, D. (eds.) ISBN: 978-0-9577030-7-0.

2010

Jana-Axinja Paschen (2010) “Decolonizing the Gaze at Uluru (Ayers Rock)”, in Burns, P., Lester, J. (eds.) Tourism and Visual Culture Volume 1: Theories and Concepts, CABI, UK

Conference papers and posters

2018

Nettle R., Ayre M., King B., La N., Paschen J-A., Reichelt N., Smith E., The advisory and extension system in Australia: Opportunities for strength in pluralism. 13th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2018, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, 1-5 July

Ayre, M., McCollum V., Waters W., Samson P., Curro A., Nettle R., Paschen J-A., King B., Reichelt N., 2018, Exploring the value proposition of digital technologies in smart farming: an approach co-designed by agricultural advisors. 13th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2018, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, 1-5 July

King, B., Martin, S., Sobotta, I., Paschen, J-A., Nettle, R., Ayre, M., Reichelt, N. 2018, Becoming an adviser within the privatized extension sector: Challenges and successes of seven early career advisers. 13th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2018, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, 1-5 July

Paschen, J-A., Shovelton, J., Evers, E., Hollier, C., Nettle, R., Ayre, M., King, B., Reichelt, N. 2018, Facilitating the collaboration of practitioner and scientific knowledge: experiences from an Australian action research intervention. 13th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2018, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, 1-5 July

Reichelt, N., Knee, J., Hancock, B., Linley, I., McNicholl, D., Norval, A., Paschen, J-A., Nettle, R., King, B., Ayre, M. 2018, An opportunity not to be missed: the possibilities to support Australian dairy and meat processors in agricultural advisory service provision. 13th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2018, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, 1-5 July

Santhanam-Martin, Michael, and Cowan, Lisa. 2018. "Making “middle managers”: Workforce development for agricultural industries in transition." 13th European IFSA Symposium, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute Of Chania (CIHEAM - MAICH), Greece, 1-5 July 2018, 1-5 July 2018.

Nettle R., International trends in farm labour demand and availability (and what it means for farmers, advisers, industry and government). Moorepark Dairy Levy Research Update, International Agricultural Workforce Conference, Cork, 10 Ireland, 10 July 2018

Nettle R., Attractive careers and people management on dairy farms: two sides of the same coin. Moorepark Dairy Levy Research Update, International Agricultural Workforce Conference, Cork, 10 Ireland, 10 July 2018

2016

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Nicole Reichelt, Barbara King, Margaret Ayre, Ruth Nettle, ‘Enrolling advisers in governing privatised agricultural extension in Australia: challenges for the innovation system’, International Farming Systems Association Symposium 2016, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK, July 12-15 2016

Santhanam-Martin, M. (2016). “Starting a process: Practice and policy lessons from a farm succession planning intervention in the Australian dairy industry”. Paper presented at the 12th European International Farming Systems Association Symposium, Harper Adams University, UK, 12-15 July.

2015

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ruth Beilin, ‘Bushfire Landscapes – mobilising affective practice for effective policy change’, invited paper in the Landscape Sociologies session, at The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) conference, Cairns, November 23-26 2015.

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ruth Beilin, ‘How Social Practices of Risk and Resilience interrupt the Preparedness-Recovery Continuum’, invited paper for the 2nd International Symposium on Disaster Management, 12-14 October 2015, Centre of Disaster Management and Public Safety, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne.

Ayre, M., Cullen, B. 2016 (on behalf of project team), Preparing Australian Dairy Businesses for Extreme and More Variable Climates – a Research Project Integrating Economic, Biophysical and Social Aspects, Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, University of Sydney, November 16-18.

2014

Nettle, R. and Moffatt, J. (2014). “Innovation platforms for workforce development.” The 11th European IFSA Symposium, http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/index.php?id=133.

King, B.J. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Third party roles of brokers in temporary knowledge networks.” The 11th European IFSA Symposium, http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/index.php?id=133 .

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2014). “A consultation process for developing an innovation agenda for Regional Water Productivity in Australia: the case of a fledgling innovation platform in research.” The 11th European IFSA Symposium, http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/index.php?id=133.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Esther Alloun and Ruth Beilin, ‘Resilience from the ground up – emergence, anarchy and ‘response-ability’, Joint Annual Conference of the Institute of the Australian Geographers and New Zealand Geographical Society 2014, The University of Melbourne, 30 June to 2 July 2014

Ruth Beilin, Paulina Aldunce, Tarnya Kruger, Jana-Axinja Paschen, Karen Reid, ‘The (Australian) Disaster Narratives: The Shifting Continuum between Risk and Resilience under Climate Change’, Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil, 12 -16 May 2014

2013

Eastwood, C. (2013). “Precision Dairy in Australia – Lessons for End Users, Technology Developers, and Industry Organizations”. Paper presented at the Precision Dairy 2013 Conference, Rochester MN, 25-27 June, http://precisiondairy.umn.edu

King, B. (2013). “Network ‘stars’ and innovation brokers: An empirical insight of how collaborative research and development is enabled in temporary networks”. SUNBELT XXXIII INSNA Conference Hamburg, Germany 21-26 June.

King, B.J. (2013). ‘Broker functions and relationships – getting the balance right’. TASA, Melbourne, November.

King, B.J. and Nettle, R.A. (2013). ‘Private-public advisory networks’.  APEN, Christchurch, New Zealand. September.

Botha, N., J. Moffatt, D. Hossain and Hansford. G. (2013). Rural alliances and health promotion – minding mental health. 5th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium. Geelong, Victoria.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, ‘Incendiary cultures: researching the interface of bushfire policy and practice’, Melbourne School of Land and Environment seminar series, D

2012

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2012). “People-places as sites for change in integrated water management in Australia’s Murray Darling Basin”, presentation at the Constructing National Wellbeing Science to Policy Conference, Wellington, 10-12 February.

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2012). “Doing more with less water: integrated catchment management research to support adaptation”. Poster presentation, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility National Conference, The Sebel, Albert Park, Melbourne, 25-28 June.

Ayre, M., Nettle, R. and Love, S. (2012). “Supporting integration and co-development as processes of collective learning and action for catchment management in Australia”. Paper presented at the 10th European International Farming Systems Association. Producing and Reproducing farming systems: New modes of organisation for sustainable food systems of tomorrow, Aarhus, 1-4 July.

Ruth Beilin, Paulina Aldunce, Tarnya Kruger, Jana-Axinja Paschen, Karen Reid, ‘Countering the dyads: reasserting a landscape continuum in Australian disaster narratives’, Annual Conference of the Institute of the Australian Geographers, Sydney, Macquarie University, July 2012

Eastwood, C. and Kenny, S. (2012). “Assessing the impact of uncertainty in automatic milking innovation systems – an international perspective”. Paper presented at the 10th European International Farming Systems Association. Producing and Reproducing farming systems: New modes of organisation for sustainable food systems of tomorrow, Aarhus, Denmark, 1-4 July.

Yule, I. and Eastwood, C. (2012). Challenges and opportunities for precision dairy farming in New Zealand. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 15-18 July.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, ‘Enabling stories of change – A narrative case study of adapting to coastal change in Port Fairy, Victoria’, Climate Change Adaptation in Action – Conference of the  National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) in Melbourne, 26 June 2012

Santhanam-Martin, M. and Nettle, R. (2012). “Will farm leasing change rural communities?: Farming practices and community sustainability implications in an Australian dairy region”. Paper presented at the 10th European International Farming Systems Association. Producing and Reproducing farming systems: New modes of organisation for sustainable food systems of tomorrow, Aarhus, Denmark, 1-4 July.

2011

Ayre, M., Nettle, R. and Love, S. (2011). “Supporting integration and co-development in the Farms, Rivers and Markets project: practice change under a variable climate,” CCRSPI Conference, Melbourne, 14-17 February.

Ayre, M., Nettle, R. and Love, S. (2011). “Assemblages as platforms for change in integrated catchment management in Australia’s Murray Darling Basin”, 4S Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, 2-5 November.

Eastwood, C., Kenny, S. and Nettle, R. (2011). Building support networks around an emerging technology using a focus on development: the example of automatic milking in Australia. In: 5th European Conference of Precision Livestock Farming, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, 11-14 July.

Eastwood, C., Trotter, M. and Scott, N. (2011). Learning and adaptation challenges faced by livestock farmers using precision technologies. Paper presented at the Spatially Enabled Livestock Management workshop, Gold Coast, September.

Moore, G.A., Langford, J., Ayre, M., Learmonth, G., Brizga, S. and Wallis P.J. (2011). The Murray Darling Basing Game—A model to explore water allocation decisions, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Perth, Australia, 12-16 December, online at: http://mssanz.org.au/modsim2011.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, ‘Don’t build your house on sand - Using Spiritual Imagery in Climate Change Communication and Research’, abstract accepted for the Symposium ‘Climate Change – Cultural Change: Religious Responses and Responsibilities’, The University of Melbourne, October 29, 2011.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, “Thinking about belonging in current climate change research”, paper presented at ‘The Belonging Project Symposium’, The Australian Centre, The University of Melbourne, December 9, 2011.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, “Geographies of the Heart - the Outback in the German and Australian cultural imagination”, invited paper presented at the Symposium ‘Entanglements: Remembering German/Australian Colonialisms’, Transforming Cultures Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney, NSW, August 12, 2011

Jana-Axinja Paschen, “Exploring the potential of story-telling in climate change adaptation”, The Institute of Australian Geographers conference, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, July 3 – 6, 2011

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Ray Ison, “Narrative research for climate change adaptation policy and practice: opportunities and challenges”, Resilient Cities 2011 - 2nd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change, Bonn, Germany, June 3-5, 2011

Santhanam-Martin, M. (2011). ‘”Food security” and Australian agricultural policy: buzz-phrase or game change?’. Proceedings, Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference on Food, Semenyih, Malaysia, 22-26 June.

2010

Ayre, M. and Love, S. (2010). “Supporting Integration: knowledge co-development in the Farms, Rivers and Markets project”, Action Learning and Action Research Association’s 8th World Congress, Melbourne, 6 September.

Ayre, M. (2010). “Learning to be an Aboriginal Ranger: inductions into a strategic cross-cultural knowledge community”, presentation at the Education and Training Key Forum, Garma Festival of Traditional Cultural, Gulkula, Northern Territory, 10 August.

Crawford, A., Nettle, R., Brightling, P. and Hibburt, C. (2010). “Enhancing the liveability of farm systems: Supporting new farm and advisory practices in the Australian dairy industry”. In: Building sustainable rural futures. The added value of systems approaches in times of change and uncertainty, Proceedings of the 9th European IFSA Symposium, Vienna, Austria, 4‐7 July, pp. 1109-1116. http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/fileadmin/Proceeding2010/2010_WS2.3_Crawford.pdf

Eastwood, C., Nettle, R. and Crawford, A. (2010). Aligning objective data with grazing management decision making, In: 4th Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, Lincoln University, New Zealand.

King, B., Paine, M. and R. Beilin (2010). “Ethics and social networks: practical insights from mixed methods case study research”. Paper presented at SUNBELT XXX Conference INSNA: International Network of Social Network Analysis, Riva del Garda, Italy, 29 June- 4 July.

Love, S., Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2010). “Supporting Integration: Knowledge co-development in a large multidisciplinary research project on water use and management in Victoria’s Goulburn-Broken catchment”. Action Learning and Action Research Association’s 8th World Congress, Melbourne, 6 September.

Nettle, R., O’Kane, M., King, B., Chapman, D. and Henry, D. (2010). “Farmers design farm systems –not researchers: Conceptual ideas for linking farms, advisers, research projects and regions to improve technology choice in Australian dairy production”. In: Darnhofer, I. and M. Grötzer (eds.) Building sustainable rural futures. The added value of systems approaches in times of change and uncertainty. Vienna: BOKU University, 2256 pp. (9th Symposium) http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/fileadmin/Proceeding2010/2010_WS5.3_Nettle.pdf

Nettle, R., Brightling, P. and Williamson, J. (2010). “Building capacity in collective action: learning from dairy industry workforce planning and action in Australia”. In: Darnhofer, I. and M. Grötzer (eds.) Building sustainable rural futures. The added value of systems approaches in times of change and uncertainty. Vienna: BOKU University, 2256 pp. (9th Symposium) http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/fileadmin/Proceeding2010/2010_WS1.1_Nettle.pdf

2009

King, B., Paine, M., Beilin, R. and M. O’Kane (2009). “Extension providers, knowledge entrepreneurs and the challenge of ‘sticky’ knowledge transfer”. Paper presented at the APEN 5th International Conference, Bussleton, Australia, 10-12 November.

King, B., Paine, M., Beilin, R. and M. O’Kane (2009). “Locating knowledge entrepreneurs within Victorian dryland dairy communities belonging to the 3030 Project”. Paper presented at the XXIII ESRS European Society for Rural Sociology Conference, Vaasa, Finland, 17-21 August.

O’Kane, M.P. (2009). “Leaving the Farm”. Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth 2008: Ownership and Appropriation, Auckland, NZ.

Witasari, A. (2009). “Communities’ involvement in state forest management: challenges for livelihoods and conservation”. The Asia Pacific Sociological Association (APSA) Conference. Bali, Indonesia.

2008

Crawford, A. and Paine, M. (2008). “Of droughts and flooding rains…building regional resilience through collaboration”. In: Empowerment of the rural actors: a renewal of farming systems perspectives. 8th European IFSA Symposium, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 6-10 July.

King, B., Paine, M., Beilin, R. and M. O’Kane (2008). “Understanding knowledge flows about home grown forage”. Paper presented at the Australian Sociological Association (TASA) conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2-5 December.

Love, S., Sharma, M., Paine, M. and Boxelaar, L. (2008). “Enhancing the Resilience of Dairy Farm Businesses”. Resilience 2008: Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in Turbulent Times. Stockholm, Sweden.

O’Kane, M.P., O’Brien, G., Crawford, A., Paine, M.S., Chapman, D.F. and Jacobs, J.L. (2008). “Integrating knowledge from research and farmer practice in the development of more productive forage systems for dairy farms in south-eastern Australia”. Organising Committee of 2008 IGC / IRC Conference, (eds.) Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World, Volume 2. XXI International Grassland Congress, VIII International Rangeland Congress, Guangdong Peoples Publishing House, Guangzhou, pp. 1108.

O’Kane, M.P., Paine, M.S. and King, B.J. (2008). “Thoughts on Reflexive Learning Strategies: Structural decision-making in forage management innovation”. Dedieu, B. and Zasser-Bedoya, S. (eds.), ‘Empowerment of the Rural Actors: A Renewal of Farming Systems Perspectives’, 8th European IFSA Symposium, INRA Metafort.

O’Kane, M.P., Paine, M.S. and King, B.J. (2008). “Organising Research: Using Action Research Methodologies to Re-Organise Research Structures”. EGOS Organising Committee (eds.), Upsetting Organisations, 24th European Group for Organisational Studies Colloquium.

Paine, M. and Nettle, R. (2008). “Collaboration in action: the Dairy Moving Forward response to drought. Empowerment of rural actors”. Proceedings of the Eighth International Farming Systems Association European Symposium.  Clermont-Ferrand, France, July 6-11. Dedieu, B. and Zasser-Bedoya, S. (eds.). ISBN: 972-669-587-2.

2007

Crawford, A., McCall, D., Mason, W. and Paine, M.S. (2007). “Industry adaptation: challenges when building resilient farming systems”. Proceedings, Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying. Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, pp. 508-519.

2006

Collett, B.P. and Nettle, R.A. (2006). “Rural Water Management: The social dimensions to regional and farm level irrigation technologies”. Faculty of Land and Food Resources 2006 Postgraduate Conference. Melbourne, Victoria, November 8-9.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2006). “Developing human capital around information communication technologies”. In: Current Topics in Dairy Production, Dairy Research Foundation, University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, 2-3 November.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2006). “From intuition to information - management information systems in Australian dairy farming”. In: The 4th World Congress on Computers in Agriculture, Orlando, Florida, 24-26 July.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2006). “Learning support for new users of dairy management information systems”. In: Practice change for sustainable communities: Exploring footprints, pathways and possibilities, The APEN 2006 International Conference, Beechworth, Victoria, 6-8 March.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2006). “Challenges for the use of management information systems in Australian dairy farming”. In: Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium, Vol 2, Mt Gambier, South Australia.

Kenny, S. and Nettle, R.A. (2006), “Knowledge Partnerships 2: Extension juggling multidisciplinarity in the field - Early learnings from the FutureDairy project”. Australia Pacific Extension Network International conference, Beechworth, Victoria, April 5-8.

Love, S., Paine, M., Melland, A. and Gourley, C. (2006). “Research or extension? Scientists participating in catchment management”. In: Petheram, R. J. and Johnson, R. (eds.) Practice change for sustainable communities: Exploring footprints, pathways and possibilities. APEN International Conference 2006. Beechworth, Australia, The Regional Institute Ltd.

Markham, M., Crawford, A., Coulson, J., Drysdale, G., Hildebrand, K., Mezenberg, C., Michael, A., O’Connor, R., Paine, M. and Shambrook, D. (2006). “A learning approach to developing farming systems advisory skills”. In: Practice change for sustainable communities: Exploring footprint, pathways and possibilities. Proceedings of the 2006 APEN International Conference, Beechworth, Victoria, 3-6 March.

Nettle, R.A. and Kenny, S. (2006). “Knowledge Partnerships 1: What can knowledge partnerships offer agricultural industries? Early learnings from the FutureDairy project”. Australia Pacific Extension Network International Conference. Beechworth, Victoria, April 5-8.

Paine, M., Shambrook, D., O’Connor, R., Michael, A., Mezenberg, C., Markham, N., Hildebrand, K., Drysdale, G., Crawford, A. and Coulson, J. (2006). “Show me the tool and I will give you the advisor”. In: Practice change for sustainable communities: Exploring footprint, pathways and possibilities. Proceedings of the 2006 APEN International Conference, Beechworth, Victoria, 3-6 March.

2005 and earlier

Boxelaar, L., M.S. Paine and R. Beilin (2003). “Building social capability: A struggle to be different”. Paper presented at the Fourth European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities (OKLC), Barcelona. 13-14 April.

Boxelaar, L., M.S. Paine, and R. Beilin, (2005). “Community engagement: For whom?” Proceedings of the International Conference on Engaging Communities, 14-17 August, 2005, Brisbane.

Crawford, A.E., Paine, M.S. and Weatherley, J.M. (2002). “Developing Capacity for Farming Systems RD&E in the Australian Dairy Sector”. Proceedings, Facing the Challenges of the Supply Chain in 2010. Shepparton, Victoria, April 2002. Institute of Land and Food Resources, University of Melbourne. pp.122-124.

Crawford, AE, Nettle, RA, Armstrong, DP and Paine, MS (2002). “A framework for aligning social and technical orientations to farming systems research, development and extension – an Australasian experience”. Proceedings, International Farming Systems Association Conference, Orlando, Florida, November.

Crawford, A., Paine, M., Barlow, R. and Weatherley, J. (2003). “Making Farming Systems projects work – a national approach to meet the challenge for the Australian dairy industry”. Proceedings, 1st Australian Farming Systems Conference, Toowoomba, QLD, September.

Crawford, A. E., Paine, M.S. and Davison, T.M. (2004). “Organising for Change - A National Approach to Meet the Challenge for the Australian Dairy Industry”. 6th International Farming Systems Association European Symposium, Vila Real, Portugal.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2005). “Information management within Australian precision dairy systems”. In: Precision Livestock Farming. Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, Uppsala, Sweden 9-12 June 2005.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2005). “Dairying to be digital – A farmers view of management information systems”. In: Current Topics in Dairy Production. Dairy Research Foundation. University of Sydney, Camden, 3-4 November.

Love, S., Melland, A., Gourley, C. and Paine, M. (2005). “Decision support systems reveal new types of scientist - land manager collaboration”. Environmental Research Event. Environmental Change: Making it happen. University of Tasmania, Hobart.

Eastwood, C., Chapman, D. and Paine, M. (2004). “Precision dairy farming: Taking the microscope to dairy farm management”. In: Current Topics in Dairy Production, Dairy Research Foundation. University of Sydney, Camden, 2-3 September.

Love, S., Paine, M., Ridley, A. and Burnett, V. (2003). “Integration of Environmental Management Systems with Standards for Organic Agriculture”. 3rd National Conference on Environmental Management Systems in Agriculture. Agriculture, Business and the Environment - Advancing the EMS debate. Tanunda, Australia.

Love, S., Paine, M., Ridley, A. and Burnett, V. (2003). “Integration of Environmental Management Systems with Standards for Organic Agriculture in Australia”. 2nd National Organic Conference - Organic Futures for Australia. Adelaide, Australia.

Love, S.M., Paine, M.S., Melland, A.R. and Gourley, C.J.P. (2005). “Catchment communities: making decisions, putting into practice, or enacting narratives about ‘better catchment management’.” The Australian Sociological Association Conference 2005. University of Tasmania, Hobart.

Love, S. and Cameron, C. (2005). “Understanding catchment communities: Improving water quality in the Tarago Catchment, and enabling communities to deliver multiple outcomes”. Linking the sciences of research and extension. Bendigo.

Melland, A.R., Love, S.M., Gourley, C.J.P., Smith, A.P. and Eckard, R.J. (2005). “The Importance of Trust in the Development and Delivery of a Decision Support Tool for Reducing Environmental Nutrient Losses from Pasture Systems”. MODSIM05.University of Melbourne, Australia.

Nettle, R.A., Van Beek, P.G.H., Paine, M.S. and Jefford, S. (2000). “Towards self-managed, interest-specific, farmer learning groups : a case study, action research project in the dairy industry”. Fifth World Congress on Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management (ALARPM), University of Ballarat, Victoria, September 11-13.

Nettle, R. A., M. S. Paine, and Petheram, J. (2000). “Dairy Farm Employees Determining Their Future - Cases from the Australian Dairy Industry”. 10th World Conference of Rural Sociology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nettle, R.A., Paine, M.S. and Petheram, R.J. (2000). “Critical Transition Points involving family and labour on expanding Australian Dairy Farms.” 10th World Congress of Rural Sociology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 30-August 5, p. 12.

Nettle, R.A., Paine, M.S. and Petheram, R.J. (2001). “Dairy farm employment relationships and the challenge to the ‘work’ of extension”. Australia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) International Conference, Toowoomba, October 3-5,pp. 181-190.

Nettle, R.A., Paine, M.S. and Petheram, R.J. (2002). “Dairy Farm Employment – A vital link in the supply chain”. Dairy Research Conference – Facing the challenges of the supply chain in 2010. Institute of Land and Food Resources. University of Melbourne. J. Manners (Ed.), ISBN 0734002491,pp. 113-118.

Nettle, R.A., Weatherley, J. and Paine, M. (2003). “Groups or one to one? Rethinking extension delivery - learning's from the dairy industry”. Australian Pacific Extension Network, Hobart, p. 12. http://www.regional.org.au/au/apen/2003/2/075nettlera.html

Nettle, R. and M.S. Paine (2003). “Respect for Extension in Farming Systems Research: Findings from the Dairy Industry”. 1st Australian Farming Systems Conference, Toowoomba, Australia, September 7-11. http://afsa.asn.au/cgi-bin/afsapapers/display.cgi

Nettle, R.A. and Paine, M.S. (2004). “Learning from Change : A method to support learning and evaluation within systems projects”. Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension – European Farming and Society in search of a new social contract – learning to manage change. Proceedings of the Sixth IFSA European Symposium, Volume 2: pp 687-697. Vila Real, Portugal, April 4-7. Coordinator: Artur Cristovao. ISBN: 972-669-587-2.

Nettle, R.A., Paine, M.S. and Petheram, R.J. (2000).“Critical Transition Points involving family and labour on expanding Australian Dairy Farms.” 10th World Congress of Rural Sociology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 30-August 5, p 12.

Nettle, R.A., Paine, M.S. and Petheram, R.J. (2000). “Dairy farm employees determining their future - Cases from the Australian Dairy Industry.” 10th World Congress of Rural Sociology, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 30-August 5, p. 12.

Paine, M.S., Weatherley, J., Crawford, A. and Champion, S. (2002). “Farmlets as learning platforms: a national approach to farming systems research, development and extension in the Australian dairy sector”. Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension: Local Identities and Globalisation, Proceedings of the 5th IFSA European Symposium - Florence, Italy. pp. 729-738.

Paine, M.S. and Kenny, S. (2002). “Intentional Learning: interplay between farmers and service providers”. Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension: Local Identities and Globalisation, Proceedings of the Fifth IFSA European Symposium, Florence, Italy, IFSA European Group International Farming Systems Association.

Paine, M.S., Nettle, R.A. and Coats. S. (2004). “Countering Knowledge Markets in Agri-Systems”. Fifth European Conference on Organisational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, Innsbruck, Austria. 2-3 April.

Paine, M.S., Nettle, R.A. Coats, S. (2004). “Learning and Professional development in advisory services: supporting the reflective practitioner”. Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension – European Farming and Society in search of a new social contract – learning to manage change. Proceedings of the Sixth IFSA European Symposium. Volume 2: p 653-662, Vila Real, Portugal, April 4-7, 2004. Coordinator: Artur Cristovao. ISBN:972-669-587-2.

Pryor, R., Beilin, R. and Paine, M.S. (2003). “Re-examining an Extension Practice Case Study Using 'Triple Bottom Line' and 'Farming Systems' as Concepts of Sustainability”. 1st Australian Farming Systems Conference, Toowoomba, Australia. 7-11 September.

Weatherley, J.M., Paine, M.S., Crawford, A.E., Chapman, D.F. and Johnson, I.R. (2003). “Negotiating the role of modelling for Australian dairy farming systems research, development and learning (FSRD&L) projects”. Proceedings, 1st Australian Farming Systems Conference, Toowoomba, QLD, September.

Williams, K., Nettle, R.A. and Petheram, J. (2003). “Public Response to Plantation Forestry on Farms in south-western Victoria”. Australian Forestry 66(1): 901-907.

Final and other reports

2018

Nettle, R., La, N., Smith, E., 2018., Research Report A:  Farmer demand for agricultural extension services. Prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’.  (May, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Nettle, R., La, N., Smith, E., 2018., Research Report B: Supply of farm advisory and extension services. Prepared for: Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D. (May, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Nettle, R., La, N., Smith, E., 2018., Research Report C:  the advisory and extension system. Prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

King, B. 2017., Research Report D (Farmer and adviser networks in the Australian extension system), prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R & D’. (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Nettle, R., La, N., Smith, E., 2018., Research Report E:  The professional development needs of farm advisers. Prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’. (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Reichelt, 2018., Research Report G (Trial 1 – Processor trial), prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Ayre, M. 2018. The Precision Agriculture Trial (Report H), Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

King, B, 2018., Research Report I (Trial 3 – the Advisory Pathways trial), prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R & D’.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Paschen J-A, 2018., Research Report J (Trial 4 – the Knowledge System trial), prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Paschen J-A, 2018., Research Report K (The private advisory sector engagement trials: the co-innovation framework and cross-trial results), prepared for: ‘Stimulating private sector extension in Australian agriculture to increase returns from R&D’.  (June, 2018). A project of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Rural R&D for profit program, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

2016

Santhanam-Martin, M and Stevens, L. (2016).  “Learning from the Alpine Valleys Dairy Succession Project – Final Report”.  Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne.

Reichelt, N. and Ayre, M. (2016) “Supporting dairy business managers to manage for future climates”: Dairy Businesses for Future Climates project - Milestone Report. Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne.

2015

Santhanam-Martin, M. and Darbyshire, R. (2015). “Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in the Australian Tree Fruit Industry – Milestone Report 5.7”. Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne.

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Esther Alloun and Ruth Beilin (2015) ‘Working with 'risk' and 'resilience' in theory and practice: experiences from bushfire management in Victoria, Australia’, Part 1 and Part 2, Fire and Adaptive Management Series, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, State Government of Victoria, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-74146-476-4 (pdf)

Rebecca Cross, Jana-Axinja Paschen, Ruth Beilin (2015) Parks Victoria Final Report on Visitor Experiences of Burnt Landscapes in National Parks, Parks Victoria research report, The University of Melbourne.

Rebecca Cross, Ruth Beilin, Jana-Axinja Paschen (2015) Visitor Experiences of Burnt Landscapes in National Parks: Survey Results and Analysis, Parks Victoria technical report, The University of Melbourne.

2014

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Managing change in dairy regions – Milestone Report 3 for Dairy Australia. Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

Crawford, A. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Insights to Change – An evaluation of the strategy to build advisory capacity in Dairy Australia’s The People in Dairy program”. Final report to Dairy Australia. June 30.Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

King, B.J. (2014). “Milestone Report 1: Mapping change in dairy sector extension capability 2014-2016”. Dairy Australia Project: C100000785, Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

Keuhne, G. and Nettle, R. (2014). “The cost and metrics of turnover in dairy farm businesses: The development of performance indicators – Progress Report. Report to Dairy Australia (C100000566). Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

Keuhne, G. and Nettle, R. (2014). “The cost and metrics of turnover in dairy farm businesses: The development of performance indicators – Report on results from data collection on-farm. Report to Dairy Australia (C100000566). Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

White, J. and Nettle, R. (2014). “Strengthening Small Dairy Communities – what works and why? Final evaluation report for the Geoffrey Gardiner Foundation”. The University of Melbourne

2013

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2013). “Managing change in dairy regions – Milestone Report 2 for Dairy Australia”. Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2013). “Workbok for Assessing change challenges in dairy regions”. Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

Ayre, M. and Nettle, R. (2013). “Workbook excercises”. Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

Eastwood, C. (2012). Increasing on-farm returns from new technology: Incorporating information technologies in farming systems. Final report to Dairy Australia. Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

Ford, R. and Nettle, R. (2012). Valuing People – Pilot phase. Milestone Report 2b (Final report – December 2012).  Dairy Australia (UM13635). Rural Innovation Research Group. The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

King, B J. (2013). Milestone Report 3 for Dairy Australia: Conclusions and recommendations. Pasture variety selection decisions of farmers: Influence points in the seed value chain. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

Nettle, R. and Moffatt, J. (2013). Primary Industry Workforce Development Workshop report.  Workshop held at University of Melbourne: 12 March 2013.  Rural Innovation Research Group, July. The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

2012

Nettle, R., Waters, W., Thompson, D. and Kenny, S. (2012). The application of Dairy Attitudinal Farmer Segments (DAFS) for industry change – Lessons and next steps. Final Milestone Report UM13268 for Dairy Australia. Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

2011

Love, S., Nettle, R. and Waters, W. (2011). Changing rooms in the dairy industry: Leaving a legacy from crises: Developing a logic for crisis intervention for dairy communities in Victoria: diagnosing, targeting, planning and acting for increased resilience. Report to DPIV, Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

Nettle, R., Crawford, A., King, B. and Eastwood, C. (2011). Project 3030 - Module 8 - Supplementary Final Report: Impact evaluation. Report prepared for the Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation and Dairy Australia. Rural Innovation Research Group, University of Melbourne.

Nettle, R., Crawford, A., King, B. and Eastwood, C. (2011). Project 3030 - Module 8 – Social Research Final Report. Report prepared for the Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation and Dairy Australia. Rural Innovation Research Group, University of Melbourne.

Nettle, R., Semmelroth, A., Ullah, A., Zheng, C. and Ford, R. (2011). Retention of people in dairyfarming – what is working and why? Final report to the Geoffrey Gardiner Foundation. The University of Melbourne.

Jana-Axinja Paschen and Ray L. Ison (2011) ‘Exploring local narratives of environmental change and adaptation’. The Port Fairy Report. Monash Sustainability Institute Report 11/11, Melbourne. ISBN: 978-0-9806387-9-0.

2010

Brightling, P.B. Nettle, R.A. and Hope, A. (2010). D-led Innovation - A new model for operationalising RD&E. Report to Dairy Moving Forward steering committee.

Eastwood, C. and Nettle, R. (2010). Growing dairying in the Murray Irrigation region: Understanding dairy farm workforce needs and challenges. Report to Murray Dairy, Rural Innovation Research Group, University of Melbourne.

Hoverman, S. and Ayre, M. 2010. Planning for Tiwi Islands Water Resources Future, Water Planning Tools Project Report. Water Commission, National Water Commission, Canberra.

Nettle, R.A. and Waters, W. (2010). Client-centred RD&E: A process and some tools for understanding the changing client to improve RD&E services. Report to Dairy Moving Forward steering committee, Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

Tan, P.L., Mooney, C., White, I., Hoverman, S., Mackenzie, J., Burry, K., Baldwin, C., Bowmer, K., Jackson, S., Ayre, M. and George, D. (2010). Water Planning Tools: Critical Times, Practical Measures. Final Report to the National Water Commission, National Water Commission, Canberra.

2009

Nettle, R., King, B. and Crawford, A. (2009). Dealing with Today Planning for Tomorrow – Stage 2 - Evaluation – Final Report. Report to Dairy Australia and DAFF (July 2009), Rural Innovation Research Group, The University of Melbourne.

Nettle, R. and Oliver, D. (2009). The People in Dairy: People Capability for the farm sector. (Stage 1, Modules 1 to 3) Workforce planning and action for the Australian dairy industry. Final Report – Geoffrey Gardiner Foundation project. January. The Rural Innovation Research Group, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. ISBN 9780734040725.

O’Kane, M.P. and King, B.J. (2009). Project 3030 Module 8 Stage Two Completion Report – Strategic implications of network analysis for farming systems projects and extension services (Milestone 5), The University of Melbourne.

Waters, W., Thomson, D. and Nettle, R. (2009). Client Stocktake. Final Report, submitted to Dairy Australia.

2008

Love, S., Sharma, M., Boxelaar, L. and Paine, M. (2008). Enhancing the Resilience of Dairy Farm Businesses. Final Report. Melbourne, University of Melbourne.

O’Kane, M.P. and Paine, M.S. (2008). 3030 Project Module 8 Literature Review (Milestone Report), The University of Melbourne.

2007

Love, S., Sharma, M., Boxelaar, L. and Paine, M. (2007). The social dimensions of resilience in the dairy industry in Australia. Melbourne, The University of Melbourne.

2006

Nettle, R., Hope, A., Smolenaars, F. Thompson, A. and Brightling, P. (2006). Insight to the dairy industry’s capacity to manage mastitis. Dairy Australia. Melbourne. ISBN: 0-9581814-7-0

2005 and earlier

Paine, M., Roberts, K. and Nettle, R. (2004). Guidelines for the Design and Evaluation of Continuous Improvement Projects. Dairy Australia, ISBN: 0 9581814 4 6.

Roberts, K., Paine, M.S., Nettle, R.A. and Ho, E. (2004). Mapping of rural industries service Providers. Co-operative Venture for Capacity Building. RIRDC, Canberra, p 85.

Barlow, R., Clark, D., Crawford, A., Paine, M., Sheath, G. and Weatherley, J. (2002). Guidelines for Farming Systems Research & Learning. Dairy Research and Development Corporation, ISBN: 0 9581814 2X.

Theses

Santhanam-Martin, M. (2015). Governing Agriculture for Rural Community Sustainability: A Case Study in the Australian Dairy Industry. PhD thesis, University of Melbourne.

King, B. (2012). Sharing expertise: Creating collaborative knowledge networks for strengthening R&D outcomes. PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne.

Collett, B.P. (2011). Changing rural water management: Social and historical perspectives on the introduction of regional technologies. PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne.

Dunn, C. (2010). Making sense of social research in forestry - An exploration of interactions in an interdisciplinary research process. PhD thesis, University of Melbourne.

Witasari, A. (2010). Community-based forest management in Indonesia. PhD thesis, University of Melbourne.

Eastwood, C.R. (2008). Innovative precision dairy systems: A case study of farmer learning and technology co-development. PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne.

Boxelaar, L.H.G.J. (2004). Diversity and convergence in platforms for change: Building social capability for land management. PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne.

Nettle, R.A. (2001). Dairy Farm employment and support for change. PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne.