13 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1

13AG1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Raechel Milich

Prerequisites

At least 10 credits in Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture (12AG1)
OR at least 10 credits in Level 2 Chemistry or Biology 

OR HoD approval





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.


Faculties:

Science



Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Orchard Farmer/Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13AG1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $25


Pathway Tags

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Orchard Farmer/Manager