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Magazine article: Quality and supply bring beef brand success

Magazine article: Quality and supply bring beef brand success

Analysis of article from Farming Ahead , written by Kylie Jackson entitled Quality and supply bring beef brand success. The article examines the advantages, problems and solutions beef producers encounter when marketing their produce under their own brands. The article covers the full supply chain, from grazier to restauranteur or retailer. It looks at the importance of working with other beef producers, marketing, alliances with retailers and ensuring quality standards. This resource is part of a unit of work on Beef Cattle Production. Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
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The science behind cattle ranches

The science behind cattle ranches

Worksheet for the Modern Marvels documentary, The science behind cattle ranches. The video deals with artificial insemination, the history of beef cattle production in the U.S. and the role of feedlots. Part of a unit of work on Beef Cattle Production. NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
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Raising the Steaks

Raising the Steaks

Worksheet with answers for the video, Raising the Steaks, produced by the American Angus. The video examines how cattle are raised on farms, fattened for sale to a feedlot, further fattened and managed by a feedlot, transported to an abattoir for processing, the meat cut and packaged and transported to restaurants and retailers and then sold to the public. Three primary, family-based enterprises are examined. The theme is the humane treatment of livestock at all parts of the supply line. This resource is part of a unit of work on Beef Cattle Production. NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
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From Seed to Civilization

From Seed to Civilization

Worksheet to accompany the GEO Channel video, From Seed to Civilization. The video examines the importance of wheat in world agricultural production, growth, harvest and milling of wheat, and its principal uses. This resource is part of a unit of work on Wheat Production, NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
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Btec  Revision book Animal Care Unit 1

Btec Revision book Animal Care Unit 1

Pearson’ s BTEC level 1 / 2 Animal Care resource. This will help you in Unit 1 Animal Health and Disease. It includes all of the criteria set out in the Course Specifications in a more friendly format, with pictures to help pupils revise for their exam.
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The War on Wheat video worksheet

The War on Wheat video worksheet

This worksheet accompanies the video documentary, The War on Wheat, an episode of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s The Fifth Estate newsmagazine series. It examines claims by Dr William Kelley that wheat is unhealthy. It also looks at the movement to cut wheat from diets that has become popular amongst western, middle-class groups. This resource is part of a unit of work on Wheat Production, Stage 5 NSW Agricultural Technology Syllabus.
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The Future Farming Technology

The Future Farming Technology

This 41-minute video examines the history of particular agricultural equipment and chemicals (tractor, seed drill, fertilisers, combine harvester and GM food technology, discusses future developments of these items and their impact on farm operations and rural communities. It can be used as part of a unit of work on Farm Tools and Machinery or Wheat Production. Answers are provided. Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum
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Magazine article - Front-end loaders can exceed tractor limits

Magazine article - Front-end loaders can exceed tractor limits

Analysis of magazine article, Front-end loaders can exceed tractor limits, in Farming Ahead with the Klondinin Group magazine, January 2001 No.109. The article examines safe operational practices with front-end loaders and fittings. This resource is part of a unit of work on Farm Tools and Machinery, Stage 5 NSW Agricultural Technology 7-10 Syllabus.
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Ezine - Drone weeds out good from bad

Ezine - Drone weeds out good from bad

Ezine article from Vanessa Binks entitled Drone weeds out good from bad, published in Stock Journal, May 5, 2018. The article looks at how a property owner has used drone technology to monitor weed growth and boomspray effectiveness, resulting in financial savings. This resource is part of a unit of work on Farm Tools and Machinery, Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Magazine article - Gaining more calves

Magazine article - Gaining more calves

Analysis of magazine article from *Feedback Magazine *April/May, 2018 entitled Gaining more calves. The article examines the experiences of a grazier from a property in Queensland/Northern Territory in increasing the rate of calf survival by managing predators, extreme weather events and breeder nutrition at calving. This resource is part of a unit of work on Beef Cattle Production, Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Ezine article - Live export ban could harm rural communities

Ezine article - Live export ban could harm rural communities

Analysis of ezine article by Claire Campbell and published at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation online news site, entitled Live export ban could harm rural communities. The article examines some of the arguments for and against the export of livestock from Australia to overseas markets and some of the impact of banning the practice. This resource is part of a unit of work on Beef Cattle Production, Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Ezine article - New high-tech farm equipment is a nightmare for farmers

Ezine article - New high-tech farm equipment is a nightmare for farmers

Analysis of ezine article by Kyle Wiens, published in Wired entitled* New high-tech farm equipment is a nightmare for farmers*. The article examines the impact of US legislation giving the manufacturer the right to keep ownership of onboard computer encryptions and passwords after sale of the equipment and the impact on farmers who are unable to make repairs to the engine. This article is part of a unit of work on Farm Tools and Machinery, Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Ezine article: Agricultural losses to pest animals soar

Ezine article: Agricultural losses to pest animals soar

Analysis of ezine article by Jamie-Lee Oldfield published in The Weekly Times entitled Agricultural production losses to pest animals soar. This article gives the financial cost of various feral animal species upon the Australian economy. This resource is used as part of the unit of work, Weeds, Pests and Disease, in Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Ezine article: A virus controlling Australia's bunny menace

Ezine article: A virus controlling Australia's bunny menace

Analysis of ezine article by Ben Goldfarb published in Science magazine and entitled A virus controlling Australia’s bunny menace, and giving endangered species new life. This article deals with control of rabbits by introduction of a virus. This article is part of a unit of work, Weeds, Pests and Disease and is taught in Stage 5 Agricultural Technology.
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Ezine article - Getting the most from your spring wheat crop

Ezine article - Getting the most from your spring wheat crop

Analysis of ezine article by Terri Queck-Matzie and published at Successful Farming at Agriculture.com entitled Getting the most from your spring wheat crop. The article looks at various factors (application of herbicide, tillage of previous vegetation, insecticidal seed treatment, moisture and nitrogen fertiliser) that maximise wheat germination. The article is part of a unit of work on Wheat Production.
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Ezine article - Applying fungicidal seed treatments to small grain seed

Ezine article - Applying fungicidal seed treatments to small grain seed

Analysis of ezine article by Gil Gullickson published at Successful Farming at Agriculture.com entitled Applying Fungicidal Seed Treatment to small grain seed. This resource is part of a unit of work on Wheat Production and deals with the advantages and disadvantages of treating seed with fungicide prior to sowing.
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Ezine article - Time to freeze bugs to death

Ezine article - Time to freeze bugs to death

Analysis of ezine article by Dave Mowitz in Successful Farming at Agriculture.com entitled Time to Freeze Bugs to Death. Article deals with temperature control of grain in storage bins as a means of controlling insect infestation. Part of a unit of work on Weeds, Pests and Disease.
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Ezine article - Death of 3 Canadian Girls

Ezine article - Death of 3 Canadian Girls

Analysis of article by Micah Luxen BBC News, Canada entitled Death of 3 Canadian Girls Prompts Farm Safety Debate. Deals with farm safety legislation (or lack of it) and the impact on traditional farming practices. Part of a unit of work on Farm Tools and Machinery.
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Ezine article:  Ears of Plenty

Ezine article: Ears of Plenty

Analysis of ezine article from* The Economist* entitled ‘Ears of Plenty’. Article deals with the history of innovation in the wheat industry including genetic modification.
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Wheat Production

Wheat Production

Unit of work on Wheat Production. Designed for students of the NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. This bundle includes: Metalanguage mix and match 3 Cloze activities Ezine article: ‘Ears of Plenty’ Ezine article: ‘Applying fungicidal seed treatment to small grain seed’ Ezine article: ‘Getting the most from your spring wheat crop’ Word Search Video and worksheet: The Future Farming Technology Video and worksheet: The War on Wheat Video and worksheet: From Seed to Civilization
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Weeds, Pests and Disease

Weeds, Pests and Disease

Unit of work on Weeds, Pests and Disease. Designed for students of the NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. This bundle includes: 3 Cloze activities Metalanguage mix and match Word Search Ezine article: Time to Freeze Bugs to Death Ezine article: A virus taming Australia’s bunny menace Ezine article: Agricultural production losses to pest animals soar Ezine article: Drone weeds out good from bad
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Beef Cattle Production

Beef Cattle Production

Unit of work on Beef Cattle Production. Designed for students of the NSW Stage 5 Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. This bundle includes: 3 Cloze activities Metalanguage mix and match Word Search Ezine article: Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed Ground Beef Ezine article: Live export ban could harm rural communities Magazine article: Gaining more calves Raising the Steaks video and worksheet The science behind cattle ranches video and worksheet Magazine article: Quality and supply bring beef brand success
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Animal Biology Bundle

Animal Biology Bundle

Range of presentations and worksheet for Animal Biology units for animal care courses including Cells Specialised cells Classification Skeleton Cardiovascular system Respiratory system Reproductive system Mainly aimed at the dog but other species included
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Farm Tools and Machinery - Tillage Equipment

Farm Tools and Machinery - Tillage Equipment

This resource covers: What is tillage equipment Primary and secondary tillage equipment Reduced tillage Intensive tillage Conservation tillage Positives and negatives of tillage It is designed for Stage 5 students of the NSW Agricultural Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
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