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Exploring Changes in Farm Practices

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Description of activity

Students research how management strategies have changed in farm practices in an agricultural enterprise eg wool, beef, dairy, crops. They investigate the impact of changing demands by users on farming practices in the selected agricultural enterprise. Students then prepare a PowerPoint presentation of about 6 slides explaining how users of an agricultural product have changed farming practices.

Context

Students have studied changes in farm practices in production and management of an agricultural enterprise. They understand the impact of changing demands of users of agricultural products.

Outcomes

A student:

5.2.1 explains the interactions within and between the agricultural sector and Australia’s economy, culture and society
5.4.1 evaluates the impact of past and current agricultural practices on agricultural sustainability
5.3.4 explains and evaluates the impact of management decisions on animal production enterprises
5.5.2 collects and analyses agricultural data and communicates results using a range of technologies

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of change in farming practices in one agricultural enterprise
  • explain how users of an agricultural enterprise have changed farming practices
  • produce a PowerPoint presentation of about 6 slides.
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