Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 2020-06-21T00:00:00+12:00 Dr Ruth Falshaw Open Journal Systems <p>ISSN:&nbsp;2463-2880 (online); 2463-2872 (print)</p> <p>The <em>Journal of New Zealand Grasslands</em> publishes peer-reviewed papers with a focus on temperate grassland research. The scope of the journal includes all aspects of pastoral research&nbsp;including agronomy, soils, animals, agricultural extension and farm-systems research.</p> <p>Types of paper published include research articles, literature reviews, perspectives on specific topics and agricultural practice papers that demonstrate the application of previously published scientific research.</p> <p>The Journal is published by the New Zealand Grassland Association (NZGA) at its annual conference in November each year. The aim of the NZGA is <em>“to enhance pastoral agriculture”</em> by providing a forum for communication of science, technology and knowledge. Formed in 1931, the NZGA facilitates discussion on grassland farming, and promotes the value of research and its application. Our membership includes a wide range of scientists, consultants, agribusiness and farmers – making it truly <strong><em>“fuelled by science and tempered by experience.”</em></strong></p> <p>The Journal has been published since 1932 (prior to 2015 as the <em>Proceedings of the NZ Grassland Association</em>) so provides a long-term resource reflecting agricultural research and innovation.&nbsp;All past papers are freely available from the <a href="">NZGA</a> website.</p> <p><em><strong>Open access:</strong></em> All articles published by the&nbsp;<em>Journal of New Zealand Grasslands</em>&nbsp;are freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.</p>