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Associate Degree in Agribusiness

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The Associate Degree in Agribusiness is offered through the University of Tasmania University College and is a stepping stone for future leaders and managers. This new program blends business studies in management, finance, marketing and planning with technical skills in agriculture to develop graduates who are able to apply knowledge of business management in practical agribusiness settings.

The Associate Degree in Agribusiness is two years full-time (or equivalent part-time), offered over four teaching terms of 10 weeks per year. This degree is shorter than traditional University bachelor degrees, and offers flexibility through online and face-to-face learning in the form of workshops, tutorials or laboratories.

Throughout the program, you will develop core knowledge and skills through a range of work integrated learning opportunities, such as industry placements, field work, case studies and projects.  You’ll learn about contemporary issues in Agribusiness, such as e-business, innovation and entrepreneurship, and in the process you’ll gain a unique learning perspective on the value chain that links primary producers with consumers of food and fibre products.

Graduation from the Associate Degree in Agribusiness can provide you with an entry point in Agribusiness, accelerate progression through your present organisation and open up new career paths. It will also provide a clear pathway into further study, with up to 2-years full credit offered towards the Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture and Business).

Click here to visit the UTAS website to find out more and apply now!

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Woolly questions workshop

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NRM South and Tasmanian Women in Agriculture invite you to "The woolly questions on sheep drenching and vaccination" workshop!

Tuesday 20th December 2016, 10am to 1pm @ Clifton Farm - Huonville

$20pp including a light lunch

Click here to view the flyer, or visit NRM South website.

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NRM South Naturally Inspired Grants

NRM South’s Naturally Inspired Grants is an ongoing grants program for landowners, community groups and schools to deliver projects which support positive environmental change and sustainable farming initiatives in Southern Tasmania. These include projects that:

  • Increase engagement, participation and capacity building in NRM;
  • Include on ground works to protect national and state listed species, communities and places; or
  • Encourage farmers and fishers to adopt sustainable practices.

Applications for Round 10 are open until 29th January 2017

 


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