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Unit of Study AGRC2004 Soil Management (2023)

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    There will be a two-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore campus. Please refer to for further information on this schedule and to register for this residential. For on-campus students, there will be compulsory practical sessions during the Term. Please refer to the timetable for the schedule. Online students also have the option to participate in a residential delivered in O-Week of Term 2. For dates and details, contact your Unit Assessor: To complete this higher-level soils unit, students must have a sound understanding of soil processes and the chemistry underpinning them. SOIL2001 - Soil Processes

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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

identify the key principles of regenerative soil management including understanding soil microbiology

map soils at landscape and paddock scales

assess soil health and fertility and identify soil constraints

apply a range of regenerative soil management strategies and practices to build soil carbon and improve soil ecology.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Soil Map20%
Regenerative Soil Plan40%
Soil Health Report40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Residential 2 days (Once)
Soil Map20%
Regenerative Soil Plan40%
Soil Health Report40%

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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