Duynisveld, John, M.Sc.

Research Biologist

Contact Information:

General Delivery
Nappan, Nova Scotia B0L 1C0
Telephone: 902-667-6570
Fax: 902-667-2361
Email: john.duynisveld@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • pasture grazing systems
  • red meat
  • animal nutrition
  • beef cattle

Current Projects:

  • Alternative beef finishing systems that promote the healthfulness of beef to create new markets
  • Reducing environmental burden and financial risks of the beef industry through increased efficiency of the beef cow
  • Strategies to increase N utilization in forage beef systems

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.


  • Papadopoulos, Y.A., Duynisveld, J.L., McElroy, M.S., Fillmore, S.A.E., and Fredeen, A.H. (2013). "Pasture Naturalization in Cool Forages.", - Advanced management of temperate forages, Chapter 11, pp. 50.



Other Science Related Publications:


  • Lajeunesse, J., Papadopoulos, A.P., Duynisveld, J.L., Bélanger, G., Tremblay, G.F., Lafrenière, C., Fredeen, A.H., Thomas, B.W., Halliday, L., Crouse, M., Wort, J., and Fillmore, S.A.E. (2016). "Espèces et cultivars de plantes fourragères bien adaptés aux pâturages.", Conférence présentée lors du Webinaire « Mélanges à pâturage (complexes et binaires) pour l’est du Canada » organisé par l’UQAT, 22 mars 2016. (Presentation)


  • Dos Passos Bernardes, A., Bélanger, G., Tremblay, G.F., Papadopoulos, Y.A., Fillmore, S.A.E., Lajeunesse, J., and Duynisveld, J.L. (2015). "Dix-huit associations d’une légumineuse avec une graminée évaluées au pâturage pendant trois ans à plusieurs sites.", Journée d’information scientifique sur les bovins laitiers et les plantes fourragères, Drummondville, QC, Canada, 25 février 2015, Présentation.
  • Lajeunesse, J., Papadopoulos, Y.A., Duynisveld, J.L., Bélanger, G., Tremblay, G.F., Lafrenière, C., Thomas, B., and Fillmore, S.A.E. (2015). "Productivity of eighteen legume-grass binary mixtures.", Botany 2015 Joint Conference: Science and plants for people, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015. (Poster)


  • Duynisveld, J.L., Glover, K.E., Barrett, D., Papadopoulos, Y.A., Fredeen, A.H., and Wort, J. (2012). "Grazing research update for Nappan.", Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia Field Day, Nappan Experimental Farm, Nappan, NS, Canada, October 20, 2012.


  • Duynisveld, J.L. (2011). "Pasture-fed beef as an option in Atlantic Canada.", Co-op Atlantic Council Annual General Meeting, Moncton, NB, Canada, November 22, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Duynisveld, J.L. (2011). "The beef science cluster – producer driven research.", Atlantic Beef, 22(1), pp. 38.
  • Duynisveld, J.L. and Papadopoulos, Y.A. (2011). "Finishing Beef Cattle on Different Pasture Types and Effect of Forage Mixtures on Cattle Performance.", Beef and Sheep Research Field day, Nappan, NS, Canada, October 22, 2011.
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