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55 calificaciones
19 revisiones
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Sugerido: 7 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week...
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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 7 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
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1 hora para completar

Introduction to the Course

Welcome to "Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050". In this first week you'll be introduced to the UWA Future Farm 2050 Project, an initiative by UWA in agricultural R&D and regional engagement. The project is centred on agriculture but you'll discover that feeding the world needs a mutli-disciplinary approach, and there are a wide range of issues confronting the agricultural industry which must be addressed if we are to cope with population projections for 2050....
Reading
3 videos (Total 33 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
360 Farm Tour8m
Introduction to Ridgefield Farm Manager - Mr Steven Wainewright4m
Reading1 lectura
The 'UWA Future Farm 2050' Project - testing multidisciplinary options for future food production systems10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Introduction to Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 205018m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Water and Soils

Welcome to the second week of "Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050". This week you will gain an understanding into the importance of soil and water and its careful management. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 30 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Asst/Professor Matthias Leopold: Soils8m
Interview with Emeritus Professor Lynette Abbott6m
Dr Matt Hipsey: Water14m
Reading2 lecturas
Optional Readings: Soil10m
Optional Readings: Water10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Week 2: Soils10m
Week 2: Water8m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Ecological Cropping

Welcome to Week 3 of "Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050". This week you'll be introduced to Ecological Cropping, and more specifically weed management and plant breeding. Effective weed management strategies, in a changing environment with increasing resistance to herbicides, has become increasingly important for crop management. In addition to these management strategies, successful cropping also depends on high yielding varieties, tolerant to a changing environment. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 58 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 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
Reading1 lectura
Optional Readings: Ecological Cropping10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2: Ecological Cropping20m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Versatile Livestock Systems

Welcome to Week 4 of "Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050". This week you'll be introduced to Versatile Livestock Systems. You'll learn about the about the principles of "Clean, Green and Ethical" livestock management. This is the driving livestock management principle of the Future Farm 2050 Project. You'll also understand the risks associated with livestock production in drylands, working towards versatile systems and managing the relationship between animals and the environment. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 22 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Professor Philip Vercoe: Versatile Livestock Systems20m
Reading1 lectura
Optional Readings: Versatile Livestock Systems10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Versatile Livestock Systems20m
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por JRJan 11th 2018

Different subjects related to sustainable farming are well presented highlighting many interesting aspects in general and illustrated by local examples

por CROct 2nd 2018

Localised context but with very good set of "in principle" lessons that can be extrapolated to other environments with a little effort. Great to the

Instructor

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Graeme Martin

Professor
School of Agriculture and Environment

Acerca de University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) was established in 1911 and continues to set the standard for other West Australian universities. Staff, students and graduates from the University have been recognised at state, national and international levels, and UWA continues to confirm its standing as one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities. UWA's leaders and researchers work in partnership with three domestic and international networks, the Group of Eight, Matariki and the Worldwide Universities Network....

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