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Unit of Study AGRC1003 - Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture (2022)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the cultural, environmental and production characteristics of different food production systems over time

describe some of the major challenges in agricultural systems

describe some of the complex influences on farmer decision-making

discuss the attributes and philosophy of complex systems in the context of food production

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Bruce Pascoe, 2018, Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture, Magabala Books, Australia. ISBN: 9781921248016.
  • Gabe Brown, 2018, Dirt to Soil, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, US. ISBN: 9781603587631.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.