• Botha N, Coutts J & Roth H The Role of Agricultural Consultants in New Zealand in Environmental Extension, Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, Vol. 14, No. 2, 145_158, June 2008
  • Botha N and Coutts J (2006) Extension and Consultancy- current thinking Primary Industry Management Journal New Zealand
  • Coutts J, Ocenar R D, Brillantes Jr A B, Cuthbertson S (2006) Training as an Intervention to Enhance Agricultural Extension Effectiveness in a Devolved Setting: The Case of Leyte, in Brillantes Jr AB, Ocenar RD & Tumanut MA (Eds) Devolved Agricultural Extension Services in the Philippines: Trials and Triumphs – Cases from Frontline Local Governments, Center for Local and Regional Governance (CLRG), University of the Philippines, Quezon City, The Philippines.
  • Coutts J (2005) Evaluating Success in Achieving Adoption of New Technologies,  NSW DPI and Beef CRC Conference “Moving from Research to Adoption” Quality Nautilus Resort, Coffs Harbour NSW 3-5th May 2005.
  • Coutts J & Roberts K (2003) Extension Models and Best Practice, APEN Extension Conference, Hobart November 2003
  • Coutts J (2003) Capacity Building through Extension, in RipRap, the River and Riparian Lands Management newsletter, Land & Water Australia, Canberra
  • Coutts J, Douglas J & Campbell A Cooperation, collaboration and common sense – towards a National Extension Framework for Australia  refereed Proceedings of the 3rdAustralasian Pacific Extension Conference Toowoomba October 2001
  • Coutts J (2001) Five Domains of Extension – a Queensland Perspective ExtensionNetVolume 9 No 1 (in print) Australasia Pacific Extension Network. Melbourne.
  • Coutts J & Paine M (eds) (1999) Special Australasian Pacific edition of The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 1999 vol. 6, no 2
  • Coutts J (1999) Extension Practice in Australia – facing 2000 (Key Note address) Proceedings of Central Queensland Extension Conference, Yeppoon May 1999
  • King, K, Coutts, J and Jiggins, J (1998) Unearthing paradox as a focus for facilitating rural sustainability Proceedings (Vol 2) 15th AFSRE International Symposium 29 November -4 December Pretoria
  • Coutts J (1998) A Farming Systems Approach to increased use of Integrated Pest management in the Australian Cotton industry* in Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Rural and Farming Systems Analyses: Environmental Perspectives. Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany, 25-27 March 1998
  • Coutts J (1997) Communications into the New Millennium (Key Note Address) in Proceedings of 1998 National Soil Acidification Conference, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
  • Coutts J Changes in Extension – an Australian Perspective: the coming of age of extension (Key Note address) in Proceedings of the 2nd Australasia Pacific Extension Conference on Managing Change: building knowledge and skills, Albury, NSW APEN 18-21 Nov 1997, Vol II pp 22-32