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20130627 - Surviving the challenging business of farming - 27 June 2013 - 10:00 - Stream 4

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Surviving the challenging business of farming


Classifications: Disabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: The University of Sydney: Science Alliance

Provider: The University of Sydney

Presenter: The University of Sydney

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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

Price: Free

KLA Syllabus: Secondary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 6,Teachers

KLA Year/s: Year 12

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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

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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.

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