Dr Rohan Nelson: agricultural and natural resource economics

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  1. Overview
  2. Publishing History

Publishing History

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Dr Rohan Nelson: publication history

Journal articles

Nelson R, Howden SM, Stafford Smith M. 2008. Using adaptive governance to rethink the way science supports Australian drought policy. Environmental Science & Policy. 11: 588-601. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/14629011 [external link]

Hatfield-Dodds S, Nelson R, Cook D. In review. Adaptive Governance: An introduction, and implications for public policy. Accepted subject to revisions by Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions.

Nelson R, Kokic P, Meinke. 2007. From rainfall to farm incomes - transforming advice for Australian drought policy: Part II - Forecasting farm incomes. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 58(10): 1004-1012.

Meinke H, Sivakumar MVK, Motha RP, Nelson R. 2007. Climate predictions for better agricultural risk management. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 58(10): 935-938.

Kokic P, Nelson R, Meinke H, Potgieter A, Carter J. 2007. From rainfall to farm incomes - From rainfall to farm incomes - transforming advice for Australian drought policy: Part II – Development and testing of a bioeconomic modelling system. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 58(10): 993-1003.

Heyhoe E, Kim Y, Kokic P, Levantis C, Ahammad H, Schneider K, Crimp S, Nelson R, Flood N, Carter J. 2007. Adapting to Climate Change. Australian Commodities 14(1): 167-178.

Martin P, Mues C, Phillips P, Shafron W, Mellor TV, Kokic P, Nelson R, Treadwell R. 2007. Farm financial performance. Australian Commodities 14(1): 179-200.

Meinke H, Nelson R, Kokic P, Stone R, Selvaraju, Baethgen W. 2006. Actionable climate knowledge – from analysis to synthesis. Climate Research 33: 101-110.
Open access at http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr_oa/c033p101.pdf [296 KB external link]

Nelson R, Meinke H. 2005. Applying knowledge of climate risk. Natural Resources and Water Management Review. Pp. 112-113.

Nelson R, Kokic P, Elliston L, King J. 2005. Structural adjustment: a vulnerability index for Australian broadacre agriculture. Australian Commodities. 12(1): 171-179.

Nelson R, Lawrance L. 2004.  Resource use in Agriculture. Australian Commodities 11(1): 27-29.

Connell P, Lawrance L, Nelson R. 2004. Australia’s role in world durum markets. Australian Commodities 04.02, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra.

Connell P, Nelson R. 2004. Agriculture (overview). Australian Commodities 11(2): 248-250.

McDonald D, Davidson A, Apted S, Nelson R. 2004. Meat outlook to 2008-09. Australian Commodities 11(1): 71-78.

Nelson R and Shield E. 2003. Australian woodchip exports – future commercial benefits of plantation hardwood chip production. Australian Commodities 10(1): 74-80.

Nelson RA, Hammer GL, Holzworth DP, Hayman P. 2002. Infusing the use of seasonal climate forecasting into crop management practice in north-east Australia using discussion support software, Agricultural Systems. 74: 393-414.

Yainshet A, Nelson R and Love G. 2002. Rising domestic plantation wood supplies. ABARE Current Issues 02.7, August.

Brittle S, Gleeson T, Nelson R. 2002. Meat – Outlook to 2006-07. Australian Commodities 9(1): 50-62.

Knopke P, Nelson R. 2002. Sugar – Outlook to 2006-07. Australian Commodities 9(1): 70-77.

Andrews N, Nelson R, Hagi Hirad S. 2002. Global grains policy and WTO agricultural negotiations. ABARE Current Issues 02.2, January.

Brittle S, Beasley A, Gleeson P, Nelson R. 2001. Still counting the toll of livestock disease outbreaks in Europe. Australian Commodities. 8(3):  487-496.

Andrews N, Nelson R. 2001. The European Union’s Agenda 2000 package for cereals. Australian Commodities 8(2): 317-330.

Grist P, Menz K, Nelson R. 1999. Multipurpose trees as improved fallow: an economic assessment. International Tree Crops Journal. 10: 19-36.

Nelson RA, Cramb RA. 1998. Economic incentives for farmers in the Philippine uplands to adopt hedgerow intercropping. Journal of Environmental Management. 54: 83-100.

Nelson RA, Dimes JP, Paningbatan EP, Silburn DM. 1998. Erosion/productivity modelling of maize farming in the Philippine uplands. Part I: Parameterising the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator.  Agricultural Systems, 58(2): 129-146.

Nelson RA, Dimes JP, Silburn DM, Paningbatan EP, Cramb RA. 1998. Erosion/productivity modelling of maize farming in the Philippine uplands. Part II: Simulation of alternative farming methods. Agricultural Systems, 58(2): 147-163.

Nelson RA, Cramb RA, Mamicpic MA. 1998. Erosion/productivity modelling of maize farming in the Philippine uplands. Part III: Economic analysis of alternative farming methods. Agricultural Systems, 58(2): 165-183.

Nelson RA, Cramb RA, Menz KM, Mamicpic MA. 1998. Cost-benefit analysis of alternative forms of hedgerow intercropping in the Philippine uplands. Agroforestry Systems. 39: 241-262.

Nelson RA, Kelly MA. 1998. Is there potential to produce OSB in the NSW Hunter Valley? Australian Forestry 61(2): 163-171.

Grist P, Menz K, Nelson R. 1998. Gliricidia as improved fallow. In K. Menz, D. Magcale-Macandog and I. Wayan Rusastra (eds): Improving smallholder farming systems in imperata areas of South-East Asia: alternatives to shifting cultivation. ACIAR Monograph No. 52, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra. Pp. 133-147.

Grist P, Menz K, Nelson R. 1998. Gliricidia-improved fallow with cattle. In K. Menz, D. Magcale-Macandog and I. Wayan Rusastra (eds): Improving smallholder farming systems in imperata areas of South-East Asia: alternatives to shifting cultivation. ACIAR Monograph No. 52, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra. Pp. 203-217.

Nelson RA, Grist PG, Menz KM, Cramb RA, Paningbatan EP, Mamicpic MA. 1997. A cost-benefit analysis of hedgerow intercropping in the Philippine uplands using the SCUAF model. Agroforestry Systems 35: 203-220.

Nelson RA, Trevitt ACF. 1993. Competency-based education and training: a basis for the Australian forestry profession? Australian Forestry, 56(3): 226-236.

Nelson RA, Mues C. 1993. A Survey of Landcare in Australia. Agriculture and Resources Quarterly, 5(3): 400-410.

Sar L, Nelson RA. 1993. Forest Products. Agriculture and Resources Quarterly. 5(2): 180.

Bhati UN, Whitham J, Nelson RA. 1993. Forest Products. Agriculture and Resources Quarterly. 5(1): 27.

Reports

Nelson R, Brown PR, Darbas T, Kokic P, Cody K. 2007. The potential to map the adaptive capacity of Australian land managers for NRM policy using ABS data. CSIRO, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, prepared for the National Land & Water Resources Audit.
Available at: http://www.nlwra.gov.au/products/pn21327 [external link]

Nelson R, Crimp S, Dunlop M, Howden M, Hatfield-Dodds S. Unpublished 2007. Re-evaluation of policy engagement processes dealing with adaptation to climate variability and change in agriculture and/or natural resource management. CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems IVCF Project, Internal Report, June 2007.

Howden SM, Brown PR, Thorburn PJ, Bramley R, Roebeling PC, McDonald G, Park SE, Higgins AJ, Nelson R, Keating BA. 2007. Challenges facing a sustainable sugar industry in Australia's future. In: Research and Development Strategies to Advance the Australian Sugarcane Industry., 55-81. SRDC Technical Report, 1/2007. Brisbane: Sugar Research and Development Corporation.

Nelson R, Webb T, Byron I. 2006. Socioeconomic Data – Prioritising Collection to Support Australian Government Natural Resource Management Programs: Principles and Priorities, ABARE–BRS Report. National Land & Water Resources Audit, Canberra.
Available at: http://www.nlwra.gov.au/products/pn21325 [external link]

Byron I, Nelson R, Webb T, Cody K. 2006. Socio-economic Indicators & Protocols for the National NRM Monitoring & Evaluation Framework: Capacity of landmanagers to adopt sustainable management practices. National Land & Water Resources Audit, Canberra
Available from: www.nlwra.gov.au [external link]

Kokic P, Newton P, Nelson R. 2006. Farm management deposits and the Southern Oscillation Index. ABARE Report to the Managing Climate Variability Research & Development Program.

Nelson R, Lester T, West M. 2005. A knowledge and adoption strategy for MCV. Managing Climate Variability Research & Development Program.

Nelson R, Dracup M, Hayman P, Stone R. 2005. Communication and adoption priorities for MCV. Report of an expert team meeting to the Managing Climate Variability Research & Development Program, 18 March 2005, Adelaide.

Hodges A, Burns K, Newton P, Goesch T, Nelson R. 2005. Global Ocean Observation System: An Economic Analysis of Australia’s Contribution. ABARE Report to the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering and Western Australian Global Ocean Observing System, Canberra, June.

Nelson R, Kokic P. 2004. Forecasting the regional impact of climate variability on Australian crop farm incomes. ABARE eReport 04.23, Prepared for the Grains Research and Development Corporation, Canberra, December.

Nelson R. 2004. Socioeconomic indicators for natural resource management: capacity to change and adopt sustainable management practices in Australian agriculture. ABARE eReport 04.19. Prepared for the National Land and Water Resources Audit, Canberra, November.

Nelson R, Alexander F, Chapman L, Blias A. 2004. Natural resource management on Australian farms. ABARE eReport 04.7. Prepared for the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra, May.

Kokic P, Nelson R, Potgieter A, Carter J. 2004. An enhanced ABARE system for predicting farm performance. ABARE eReport 04.6.  Prepared for Land and Water Australia, Canberra, February.

ABARE. 2003. Realigning the national forest data and information system. ABARE report to the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra.

Nelson R. 2002. Priorities for Public Market Intelligence in Australia’s Forest Industries, ABARE Report to the Australian National University and the University of Melbourne, Canberra, October.

Andrews N, Nelson R, Hagi Hirad S, Shaw I. 2002. Grains policies in a global market. ABARE Research Report 02.8, Canberra.

Nelson R, Barrett D, Foster M, Turner S, Beasley A. 2001. The future of canola production in Australia, ABARE Research Report 01.6, Canberra.

FORTECH. 1998. Institutional investment in forestry. Farm Forestry Program of the National Association of Forest Industries, Plantations Australia and Australian Forest Growers, Canberra.

FORTECH. 1998. Banking on assistance. Timber and the Environment: a supplement to TTJ, January 1998.

FORTECH. 1998. Domestic processing policy for the Papua New Guinea Forest Sector. Final Report of the Domestic Processing Policy Project funded by AusAID and managed by the World Bank and the Papua New Guinean Forest Authority.

FORTECH. 1998. Cost-benefit analysis of domestic processing in Papua New Guinea. Milestone 6 Report of the Domestic Processing Policy Project funded by AusAID and managed by the World Bank and the Papua New Guinean Forest Authority.

FORTECH. 1998. Cost-benefit analysis of log export operations in Papua New Guinea. Milestone 5 Report of the Domestic Processing Policy Project funded by AusAID and managed by the World Bank and the Papua New Guinean Forest Authority.

FORTECH. 1998. Forest policy and regulation in Papua New Guinea. Milestone 2 Report of the Domestic Processing Policy Project funded by AusAID and managed by the World Bank and the Papua New Guinean Forest Authority.

Nelson RA, Dimes JD, Silburn DM, Paningbatan EP, Cramb RA, Mamicpic MA. 1997. Long-term effects of land management on soil erosion, crop yield and on-farm economics in the Philippines. In K.J. Coughlan and C.W. Rose (eds): A new soil conservation methodology and application to cropping systems in tropical steeplands. ACIAR Technical Reports No. 40.

Queensland Department of Primary Industries 1998. Paulownia - a commercial overview. Information Series Q198043, Rural Industry Business Services, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane.

Parsons M, Nelson R. 1997. Institutional investment in Australia’s Plantation Forests, FORTECH, Canberra, July.

Keating BA, Carberry PS, Dimes JP, Freebairn DM, Nelson RA, Probert ME, Silburn DM, Verburg K. Undated. Assessing sustainable agricultural practice with the APSIM farming systems simulator. In Bureau of Resource Sciences (ed): Utility of simulation models to estimate resource limitations to sustainable grain cropping, Bureau of Resource Sciences, Canberra.

Nelson RA, Mues C. 1993. Survey of Landcare and drought management practices 1991-92. Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra, 81p.

ABARE, BRS, AGSO. 1993. Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area - Resource Assessment, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra, 290p.  (Contributed an economic assessment of plantation potential.)

Conference proceedings

Ash A, Nelson R, Howden M, Crimp S. 2008. Australian agriculture adapting to climate change: balancing incremental innovation and transformational change. Outlook 2008, 4-5 March 2008, Canberra.
Available from: http://www.abare.gov.au/interactive/Outlook08/files/day_1/Ash_Climate.ppt  [PPT 256 KB external link]

Meinke H, Nelson R, Howden M, Potgieter A, Rodriguez D, Stone R. 2007. Rural sector adapting to climate change - effects on future production. ABARE - Outlook 2007 Conference, Canberra, Australia, 6-7 March 2007.
Available from: http://www.abareconomics.com/interactive/Outlook07/files/dayONE/Meinke_howden_Climate.pdf  [PDF 416KB external link]

Hatfield-Dodds S, Nelson R, Cook D. 2007. Adaptive governance : an introduction, and implications for public policy. Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 51st, Queenstown, New Zealand, 13-16 February, 2007, 13 p. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.

Crimp S, Gaydon D, Howden M, Hall C, Poulton P, Nelson R, Hochman Z. 2007. Managing farm-level production and environmental outcomes in a variable and changing climate. In Donatelli, M., Hatfield, J., Rizzoli, A. (eds) Farming systems design. Proceedings of the International Symposium on methodologies for integrated assessment of farm production systems. Catania, Italy, September 2007. Pp 197-198.

Nelson R, Howden M, Meinke H, Hatfiled Dodds S. 2006. Scientific approaches to drought policy - innovation by design. In: Climate variability and climate change, Proceedings of the 17th Australian New Zealand Climate Forum, September, 2007, Canberra, Australia.

Howden SM, Nelson R, 2006. Climate change and Australian agriculture: establishing a framework for effective adaptation. In: Proceedings of the Climate Change and Governance Conference, Wellington, NZ, March 2006. Pp 86-92.

Meinke H, Stone RC, Nelson R, Howden M. 2006. Using climate risk technologies to align best policies with best practice for agriculture. Living with Climate Variability and Change: Understanding the Uncertainties and Managing the Risks. Invited presentation, WMO Climate Risk Conference, Espoo, Finland 17-21 July 2006.

Meinke H, Howden M, Nelson R. 2006. Integrated assessments of climate variability and change for Australian agriculture – connecting the islands of knowledge. 3rd Biennial meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 9-12 July 2006, Burlington, Vermont, USA.
Available from: http://www.iemss.org/iemss2006/papers/s9/429_Meinke_0.pdf [PDF 135KB external link]

Nelson R, Meinke M. 2005. Beyond the blue sky – multidisciplinary systems that support climate risk policy. In: Global Environmental Change, Globalisation and International Security: New Challenges for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 9-13 October 2005, Bonn. Pp. 435.

Nelson R. 2005. Decision support tools for improved climate risk management in Australia. In: Global Environmental Change, Globalisation and International Security: New Challenges for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 9-13 October 2005, Bonn. Pp 438.

Nelson R, Kokic P. 2005. Forecasting the regional impact of climate variability on Australian crop farm incomes. WMO Expert Team Meeting on the impact of climate change/variability on medium to long range predictions for agriculture, Brisbane, February 2005. Pp. 65-70.

Meinke H, Nelson R, Baethgen W. 2005. Bridging the relevance gap or: How to create a demand for climate knowledge. First Alexander Von Humboldt International Conference on El Niño Phenomenon and its Global Impact, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 16-20 May 2005.

Meinke H, Abawi Y, Stone R, Hammer G, Potgieter A, Nelson R, Howden SM, Baethgen W, Selvaraju R. 2005. Achieving practical outcomes through climate risk management in agriculture. WMO Expert Team Meeting on the impact of climate change/variability on medium to long range predictions for agriculture, Brisbane, February 2005. Pp. 57-61.

Kokic P, Nelson R. 2005. Linking a farm income model to climate. Proceedings of the ISI 55th session, Sydney, Australia, April.

Ashton D, McDonald D, Nelson R, Martin P. 2004. Outlook for beef, wool and sheep meat. ABARE conference paper 04.10, Canberra.

Want S, Nelson R. 2004. Outlook for cotton. ABARE conference paper 04.08, Canberra.

Meinke H, Abawi Y, Stone RC Hammer GL, Potgieter AB, Nelson R, Howden SM, Baethgen W, Selvaraju R. 2003. Climate Risk Management and Agriculture in Australia and beyond: Linking Research to Practical Outcomes. In: The International Conference on Total Disaster Risk Management Report, Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) and The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Kobe, Japan, 2-4 December 2003. Pp. 83-87.

Kokic P, Nelson R. 2003. Predicting farm performance – an enhanced ABARE system for Australian broadacre agriculture. Australian Grains 03.2, ABARE.

Alexander F, Nelson R. 2003. Monitoring land degradation in the wheat-sheep zone of Western Australia, ABARE conference paper 03.13, Canberra.

Alexander F, Blias A, Chapman L, Nelson R. 2003. Monitoring land degradation in south east Queensland and north east New South Wales, ABARE conference paper 03.6, Canberra.

Hagi Hirad S, Nelson R, Andrews N, Shaw I. 2003. Comparing the effects of different approaches to liberalising world grains markets, ABARE conference paper 03.1, Canberra.

Nelson R, Cox H. 2001. Whopper Cropper: a decision support system for managing climate risk in Australia's northern cropping systems. In S. Power, W. Wright and P. Della-Marta (eds): Cli-Manage 2000, Conference on managing Australian climate variability, 23-25 October, Albury.

Chapman V, Cliffe N, Nelson R. 1999. After 'Managing for Climate'. In P. Long, P. Donaghy and J. Grimes (eds) 2020 Vision - Extension into the new millennium.  Proceeding of the 2nd Central Queensland Extension Forum, Conference and Workshop Series QC99002, Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, 18-20 May.

Cliffe N, Chapman V, Nelson R. 1999. A twisted tale of workshop evaluation: can we do better?.  In P. Long, P. Donaghy and J. Grimes (eds) 2020 Vision - Extension into the new millennium.  Proceeding of the 2nd Central Queensland Extension Forum, Conference and Workshop Series QC99002, Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, 18-20 May.

Books and book chapters

Grist P, Menz K, Nelson R. 2004. Multipurpose trees as improved fallow: an economic assessment. In: Cairns M (ed) Voices from the forest: Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Sustainable Farming, RFF Press, Washington.

Nelson RA, Cramb RA. 2000. Bioeconomic modelling of hedgerow intercropping. In: R.A. Cramb (ed): Soil conservation technologies for small holder farming systems in the Philippine uplands: a socioeconomic evaluation. ACIAR Monograph No. 78. Pp. 228.

Nelson R, Cramb R, Menz K, Mamicpic M. 1998. Gliricidia, Napier and natural vegetation hedgerows.  In Menz K, Magcale-Macandog D, Wayan Rusastra I. (eds). Improving smallholder farming systems in imperata areas of South-East Asia: alternatives to shifting cultivation. ACIAR Monograph No. 52, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra. Pp. 95-111.

Cramb RA, Nelson RA. 1998. Investigating constraints to the adoption of recommended soil conservation technology in the Philippines. In; Penning de Vries FWT, Agus F, Kerr J. (eds). Soil erosion at multiple scales, principles and methods for assessing causes and impacts. CABI Publishing in association with the International Board for Soil Research and Management, Wallingford.

Other

Nelson RA, Hammer GL, Holzworth DP, McLean GB, Cox HW. 2001. User’s Guide for Whopper Cropper (CD-ROM) Version 3 QZ99013, Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, Brisbane.

Nelson RA, Hammer GL, Holzworth DP, McLean G, Pinington GK, Frederiks AN. 1999. User's Guide for Whopper Cropper (CD-ROM) Version 2.1, QZ99013, Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, Brisbane.

Nelson R. 1997. Institutional investment in Australia's plantation forests. Australian Investment Manager's Association Newsletter 11: 10-11. September.

Nelson RA, Cramb RA, Mamicpic MA. 1996. Costs and returns of hedgerow intercropping and open-field maize farming in the Philippine uplands. SEARCA-UQ Uplands Research Project, Working Paper No. 11, Los Baños.

Nelson RA, Dimes JP, Silburn DM, Carberry PS. 1996. Erosion/productivity modelling of maize farming in the Philippine uplands. Part I: A simple description of the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator. SEARCA-UQ Uplands Research Project, Working Paper No. 12, Los Baños.

Nelson RA. 1994. Soil erosion and conservation in the Philippine uplands: A review of the literature. SEARCA-UQ Uplands Research Project, Working Paper No. 3, Los Baños.