The unit explores theoretical and practical technologies and innovations applicable to extensive and intensive animal and plant production systems. These technologies and innovations address current productivity and sustainability challenges and include topics such as precision farming and spray technologies, communication and decisions support technologies, carbon, water and irrigation management. Students will also gain an understanding of the type of innovations required to manage future challenges to agricultural and horticultural industries, especially those associated with the potential impacts of climate variability and change. Students will explore the policy and regulatory frameworks that may influence the development and uptake of new technologies and innovations.
|Unit name||Agricultural Technology and Innovation|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
26 lectures; 39 hours tutorials/practicals
2-hr theory exam (40%), assignments (60%)
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