The LRG meets in Melbourne with the newly-formed IRG
The Livestock Research Group held another successful meeting 19-20 February 2016, this time in Melbourne, Australia. A highlight of this year’s LRG meeting was a joint meeting with the newly formed Integrative Research Group (IRG), which will centre around a number of networks. The IRG was agreed at the GRA Council meeting in September 2015 as a merger of the previous Soil Carbon Nitrogen Cycling Group with the Inventories and Monitoring Group. The meeting was attended by Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Ghana, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy (via Skype), Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam, along with Tanzania, Uganda and other invited guests.