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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject knowledge and skills in agribusiness principles and practices in local and global contexts are developed. This will be undertaken through examination of national and international rural business environments, contextual factors impacting on agribusiness and risk management for agricultural commodities. The development of immature and mature agribusiness commodities and their markets will be investigated. Students will examine agribusiness case studies at the regional, national and international level and be able to describe key attributes of successful Australian agricultural enterprises. Through written work and presentations, students will develop communication skills appropriate for interacting with industry professionals.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Sale

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites Admission into SBATE


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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAgribusiness Association of Australia
ReadingsAgribusiness managementRecommendedBarnard, F, Akridge, J, Dooley, F, Foltz, J 20124TH EDN, ROUTLEDGE, NEW YORK.
ReadingsAgribusiness management: increasing food production with environmental, viewed 1 August 2013,, E 2012N/A
ReadingsE issues in agribusiness: the what, why and howRecommendedBryceson, K 2006CABI, OXFORDSHIRE.
ReadingsThe farming game: agricultural management and marketingRecommendedMalcolm, B, Makeham, J & Wright, V 20052ND EDN, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, PORT MELBOURNE, VICTORIA.

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