Annual Crop Production
You’ll look at the principles of intensive crop production that align with practical management of important economic field crops to Aotearoa-New Zealand.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2022|
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:
- Explain the basic first principles involved in crop production.
- Understand different cropping systems in Aotearoa-New Zealand and around the world.
- Articulate the management of a range of Aotearoa-New Zealand grown crops.
- Identify different crop types and their growth stages.
- Apply computing skills in recording, manipulating, analysing and presenting crop farm data.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in a range of crop systems in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
- Apply ‘best practice’ in farm systems management, for outcomes of crop product, environment and sustainable resource use.
Dr Thomas M R Maxwell
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences[email protected]