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Case Studies in Agriculture A KLA402


This unit contains a series of case studies, selected from different areas of agriculture, for example, horticulture, animal production, post-harvest processing, vegetable cropping, dairy, water policy. Within each case study, the student will consider complex problems from an industry perspective, taking on the role of a consultant to provide practical recommendations for addressing the presented problems. The student will learn to analyse information and apply scientific knowledge to real world problems.


Unit name Case Studies in Agriculture A
Unit code KLA402
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems

Matthew Wilson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes


Analyse problems in agriculture through considering multiple sources of information.


Develop recommendations for real-world problems through consideration of relevant factors that affect agricultural production.


Present findings and recommendations in both written reports and oral presentations to a professional standard and in a manner suitable for a client including growers, agronomists and government agencies.


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Teaching Pattern



ATT1 - Online Quizzes (10%)

ATT2 - Class presentation (10%)

ATT3 - Individual in-class assessment (40%)

ATT4 - Case study reports (3) (40%)

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