Year 10 Agriculture and Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

A broad course that looks at several aspects of agriculture in New Zealand. It includes:

  •  Agriculture in NZ farm types 
  • animal management 
  • Pasture production, safety, and machinery

Students will gain a general overview of Primary Industries in New Zealand, including forestry, viticulture, aquaculture, sheep and beef, dairy, honey, kiwifruit etc. They will look at the regions and why certain crops/livestock are grown in those areas. Students will learn about the basic structure of soil and plant seeds.