NCEA L3 Agriculture and Horticulture 3A

AGH3A
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning is required but an interest in Primary Industries would be beneficial.


Agriculture and Horticulture Level 3 investigates management practices and factors influencing primary production. 

The course includes

   Investigation of viticultural practices

   Primary production profitability



Course Overview

Semester A
Investigation of viticultural practices- this practical investigation looks at how different trellis designs can influence the brix levels in grapes. Students will travel to a nearby vineyard to collect samples and then write a report.

Primary production profitability- this research project can look at local a primary industry and how climatic, social, technological, economic, political and cultural practices, on-farm and off-farm affect the farmers profit.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 3, Science - PÅ«taiao



Pathway

NCEA L3 Agriculture and Horticulture 3B

Career Pathways

Agricultural Technician, Statistician, Arborist, Automotive Technician, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Butcher, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Crop Worker, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Groundsperson, Health and Safety Adviser, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a 1B5 book.