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29%

started a new career after completing these courses

31%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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University of Western Australia

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Course

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
360 Farm Tour8m
Introduction to Ridgefield Farm Manager - Mr Steven Wainewright4m
1 reading
The 'UWA Future Farm 2050' Project - testing multidisciplinary options for future food production systems10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 205030m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Water and Soils

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Asst/Professor Matthias Leopold: Soils8m
Interview with Emeritus Professor Lynette Abbott6m
Dr Matt Hipsey: Water14m
2 readings
Optional Readings: Soil10m
Optional Readings: Water10m
2 practice exercises
Week 2: Soils30m
Week 2: Water30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Ecological Cropping

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Professor Stephen Powles: Cropping and Weed Management20m
Interview with Dr Ken Flower11m
Interview with Wheatbelt Farmer Shauna Stone8m
Professor Wallace Cowling: Plant Breeding14m
360 Wheat Crop Harvest1m
1 reading
Optional Readings: Ecological Cropping10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2: Ecological Cropping30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Versatile Livestock Systems

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Professor Philip Vercoe: Versatile Livestock Systems20m
1 reading
Optional Readings: Versatile Livestock Systems10m
1 practice exercise
Versatile Livestock Systems30m

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