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|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Coordinator||Doctor Matthew Wilson|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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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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|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Presentation (10%)|Assignment (40%)|Case Study (40%)|
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