LAND MANAGEMENT

AGR2LMT

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This fully online subject is an introduction to land management, particularly in relation to agricultural production systems and environmental and economic sustainability. Through a series of case studies, students will investigate the biological and environmental factors influencing soil and plant productivity, the effect of inputs and the economic importance of good land management.

SchoolLife Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites AGR1AAS and must be enrolled in course LBBAB, or obtain subject coordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsAGR2ILS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Australian Agriculture in 2020: From Conservation to Automation

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorEds J Pratley and J Kirkegaard

Year2020

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAgronomy Australia and Charles Sturt University: Wagga Wagga

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Agriculture in Australia

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMalcolm, Barlow, Leury and Sale

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford University Press

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain the significance and relevance of soil and landscape management in agriculture
02. Research, develop and describe a crop and/or pasture establishment program in a format suitable for a professional audience
03. Demonstrate knowledge of and explain the implications of climate change on agricultural production systems.
04. Describe and explain agronomic practices of crops and pastures in both dryland and irrigated environments

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online class discussions via delivered via Zoom, Collaborate or similar technology.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 4.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflective pieces (Two 500 word pieces; equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-line quizzes (Four 250 word quizzes; equivalent to 1000 words) 20 minutes per quiz.One per topic.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case study reports (One 800 word and one 1200 word report; equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4