The challenges - and some solutions - to process-based modelling of grazed agricultural systems
VO Snow, CA Rotz, AD Moore, R Martin-Clouaire, IR Johnson, NJ Hutchings, RJ Eckard
Environmental Modelling & Software | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2014
Awarded by French National Research Agency
Awarded by AnimalChange project (EU FP7 Grant)
VOS acknowledges the support of AgResearch Core Funding under "Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching" for this work. IRJ thanks Dairy Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia for funding the development of DairyMod and the SGS Pasture Model. RJE wishes to acknowledge the support of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre, a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, with funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Dairy Australia, Meat and Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation. The contribution of RM-C was funded by the French National Research Agency through the project O2LA (Organismes et Organisations Localement Adaptes) (contract ANR-09-STRA-09). NJH acknowledges funding from the AnimalChange project (EU FP7 Grant Agreement 266018). We thanks three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments that have significantly improved this manuscript.