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|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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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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ATT1 - Online Quizzes (10%)
ATT2 - Class presentation (10%)
ATT3 - Individual in-class assessment (40%)
ATT4 - Case study reports (3) (40%)
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