Surviving the challenging business of farming - 27 June 2013 Stream 4 - 10:00
Provider: The University of Sydney
Presenter: The University of Sydney
Date: 27 June 2013
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 10:30
Duration: 30 minutes
Closing Date: Bookings Close 26-Jun-13
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 10
Non-DEC Positions: 10
KLA Syllabus: Secondary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 6,Teachers
KLA Year/s: Year 12
Key Learning Area/s:
KLA Keyword/s: Agriculture, HSC, Syllabus, business, marketing, management
Event Overview: Dr Russell Bush, Senior Lecturer in Livestock Production, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney.
Relevant HSC Syllabus area:
(1) The farm as a business
(a) the place of the farm in the wider community
(i) describe a wide variety of farm business structures from the family farm to the corporate enterprise
(b) decision making processes and management strategies
(i) factors of quality and quantity that influence decision making
(ii) factors of quality and quantity that influence decision making
(c) marketing strategies
(i) discuss strategies available to farmers to market farm products such as vertical integration, contract selling, direct marketing, cooperatives and marketing boards
Additional Booking Instructions:
Further Information: This session is part of the 2013 Agriculture HSC Seminar. Year 12 students will be able to hear a range of topics across the Agriculture HSC syllabus, latest research and applications.
The day will run from 9.30am - 2.00pm (AEST). All students studying Agriculture HSC are welcome.
This will be a lecture style seminar with a live audience. Video Conferencing participants will have an opportunity to email presenters with any questions or comments they might have after the seminar.