Develop and expand your knowledge with the compulsory practical work required for the Bachelor of Agriculture and bachelor of Agricultural Science degrees.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
your Academic Program is B.Agricultural Science, 4012
your Academic Program is B.Agriculture, 4016
your Academic Program is B.Agricultural Science, 4010
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2023|
Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Use a literature review to describe and discuss research that has been conducted on a specific topic relevant to New Zealand agriculture.
- Utilise data on feed supply and livestock collected from your practical farm work to model a feed budget using FARMAX, then investigate the impact of a specific change in management.
- Model a nutrient management plan and investigate the impact of a specific change in management, using data on soil resources, fertility and production gathered from your practical work on a farm.
- Show your understanding of the fundamental importance and interdependence between research and scientific knowledge in agriculture.
Professor Jon Hickford
Department of Agricultural Sciences[email protected]