In this subject students learn about plant production from basic processes through to harvesting of plant produce. The teaching and learning is based around broad acre cropping enterprises.
Plant Production Systems ATAR
In the Plant Production Systems ATAR course students learn about the sustainable operation and management of selected plant enterprises. Students explore, analyse and understand the ways that people manage natural resources, such as plants, climate, soil and water, to meet personal and community needs. They analyse and evaluate food and fibre production systems, sustainable farming practices, agricultural technologies, consumer-driven economics, agricultural ethics, and product marketing.
Plant Production Systems General
In the Plant Production Systems General course students learn about and apply operational practices to selected plant enterprises. Students apply natural resources, such as plant varieties, climate, soil and water, to the objective of meeting personal and community needs. They work with food and fibre production systems, applying sustainable farming practices, and using appropriate agricultural technologies. This course provides the opportunity for students to prepare for post-school options of employment and further training.