Revell Science | Independent Science Consultant

 

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meeting the needs of agricultural businesses & the environment

PUBLICATIONS

Recent book chapters & journal papers co-authored by Dean

1. 'Selfherding' A smarter approach to managing livestock and landscapes 2018

 

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4. 'Adaptive responses of rangeland livestock to manage water balance'

in Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems 2016

3. 'Integrated and innovative livestock production in drylands' Innovations in Dryland Agriculture 2016

 

2. 'Sustainably meeting the nutrient requirements of grazing sheep' in Achieving Sustainable Production of Sheep 2017

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INDUSTRY REVIEWS

Dean is able to bring together science and practice in his reviews. He draws on scientific literature and relates it to real world situations.

 

  • A review of the feed base to support a WA cattle backgrounding industry: predicting cattle performance and identifying knowledge gaps

          A report for the West Midlands Group

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  • Practices and procedures for profit, efficiency, and livestock welfare along the WA beef value chain

        A report to the Mingenew Irwin Group for the North South Beef Alliance

You can download PDF versions of three Perennial Forage Shrub Booklets here

Booklet 1

A broad guide on how to use perennial forage shrubs for profitable ans sustainable grazing.

Booklet 2

A practical guide on how to use perennial forage shrubs for profitable ans sustainable grazing on Australian farms.

Booklet 3

A 'how to' guide on how to use native forage shrubs in low-rainfall areas.

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WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE?

 

There’s no better time for some ‘blue sky thinking’ on how we can take the good points of our current food production ...

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BLOGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE OF THE FOOD

Putting provenance and

people back into the picture

 

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A POINTED FINGER OR A SWEEP OF THE HAND

 

When someone is uncertain of their whereabouts or the surroundings, they will use their finger ...

 

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WHAT AGRICULTURE CAN LEARN FROM METEOROLOGY

 

… and I’m not talking about predicting rain

 

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VISUALISING CLIMATE CHANGE

 

Climate change is both biophysical and political.  In the swirl of debate, the reality of changing patterns ...

 

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CREATE DON'T JUST ADAPT

Have you heard of the statement that “nature abhors a vacuum”?

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