|Assessment length / details
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Identify key challenges to pastoral agricultural systems in a changing environment.
Differentiate between, and identify potential management options
for, the most prevalent pasture pests and diseases.
This module will provide an introduction to grassland management challenges in a changing environment. It will focus on common soil problems and remediation options; and potential management options for, the most prevalent pasture pests and diseases.
- The greatest challenges faced by pastoral agricultural systems in a changing environment.
- The most common soil problems and remediation options.
- Potential management options for the most prevalent pasture pests and diseases.
|Creative Problem Solving
|The assessment will pose questions that present theoretical problems for the students to solve.
|Critical and analytical thinking
|Students will be expected to synthesise complex information
|Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their written assessment.
This module is at CQFW Level 7