13 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1
Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Milich
The course includes the study of profitability of farming and how a farmer works out how to produce steak that consumers want and will pay a premium for. The environmental impact of production systems are studied.The specific production practices that are used to meet market requirements are studied. Production systems studied include fine wool, dairy and kiwifruit.
At least 10 credits in Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture (12AG1)
OR at least 10 credits in Level 2 Chemistry or Biology
OR HoD approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
13AG1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.