Year 10 Agriculture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Clearwater

Course content: Students have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in soils and pasture as well as looking into different common farming practices, including their structure and how farmers manage their farms. Farms include, dairy, sheep, deer and goat. This course also looks into different reproductive methods, heat detection and digestive systems. Special requirements: This course is highly recommended if the students wishes to take agriculture at NCEA levels. The topics covered in year 10 Agriculture lead into NCEA level 1. Any student can take year 10 Agriculture and are required to bring a positive attitude into class. A trip out to local farms occurs at the end of the semester.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course costs: 1 x ring binder plus refill or 1 x B8, $20 for trip out to local farms