Cooperation within the Working Group provides the basis for establishing sustainable intensified agricultural and livestock production systems making greater use of leguminous species (both herbaceous and woody, with appropriate management).
A major priority has been seed production for grasses and legumes.
The types of activity the group engages in include:
Meetings are held every two years in various locations. Limited funds for field demonstrations, specific research, training, etc. are made available.
The XXI Campos Group Meeting was held in Pelotas, Brazil october 24 - 26, 2006 with the title "Challenges and opportunities of the Campos Biome considering the rapid expanding and intensification of agriculture”. Click to view some of the presentations.
The XX Campos Group Meeting was held in Salto, Uruguay, September 28 to September 30, 2004, organized by the Agronomy College, Universidad de la República. The central theme of the Meeting was:" Sustainability, Development and Conservation of Campos Area Ecosystems". Proceedings are now available.
The XIX Campos Group Meeting meeting "Reunion Del Grupo Tecnico en Forrajeras del Cono Sur-Zona Campos" was held 22-24 October, 2002 in Mercedes, Corrientes, Argentina. Proceedings are now available. For more information contact: the coordinator Secretary: Dr. Stella Altuve [Saltuve@ibera.net]. Click here to read the major outcomes of the XIX Meeting.
The XVIII Campos Group Meeting "Dinâmica da Vegetaçâo
em Ecossistemas as pastorís" was held in Brasil, 2000.
Proceedings are available from Stella Altuve [Saltuve@ibera.net]
Papers and Publications
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