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AGRI 393

Agricultural Practicum

Course overview

Develop and expand your knowledge with the compulsory practical work required for the Bachelor of Agriculture and bachelor of Agricultural Science degrees.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

and

your Academic Program is B.Agricultural Science, 4012


or

your Academic Program is B.Agriculture, 4016


or

your Academic Program is B.Agricultural Science, 4010


Credits 15
Domestic fees $945.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Use a literature review to describe and discuss research that has been conducted on a specific topic relevant to New Zealand agriculture.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Show your understanding of the fundamental importance and interdependence between research and scientific knowledge in agriculture.

Course examiners

Leo Condron

Professor Leo Condron

Professor

Department of Soil and Physical Sciences

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