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.
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.
Areas for Assessment
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.