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Upcoming Event

Rotorua Conference 2023

Tuesday 14 November
Thursday 16 November, 2023

The 2023 conference will be held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre from 14th - 16th November.

The New Zealand Grassland Association is calling for offers of papers for presentation at the 84th Annual Conference, and for inclusion in the Journal of New Zealand Grasslands.

The conference is to be held in Rotorua, from 14th-16th November. Land use change in the region will be a key focus, including the challenge of farming with changing environmental regulation, and realising the potential of Māori land.

The scope for inclusion in both the conference and the Journal is wide and welcomes submissions on many topics related to NZ grasslands.

1. Hot topics, cool solutions -  the latest grassland science
2. Future farming, farm systems and innovation
3. Grazing management
4. Soils, fertility and environmental management
5. Environmental impacts and mitigations (including climate change)
6. Sheep, beef, dairy and deer farm systems
7. Biodiversity, forestry on farm and alternative land uses
8. Pests, weeds and diseases
9. Plant breeding and genomics (including cultivar performance)

Please submit your summary on the official form, which is available here.

Send your completed summary to the editor via email at The editor reserves the right to return manuscripts that do not follow NZGA Guidelines.

The closing date for abstracts is Friday, February 17, 2023. Authors will be notified in early March whether or not their paper offer has been accepted. The deadline for submission of full manuscripts is Monday 15 May 2023.

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