Ag Tech Focus Student Book with 1 Access Code

Author: Marshall, Jarrett, Trestrail, Blake, Westerhof & Hameed, Publisher: Cengage Learning

Ag Tech Focus has been written from the ground up with comprehensive coverage of the new NSW Stage 4 & 5 Agricultural Technology syllabus with a strong focus on sustainability, multiculturalism and technology, addressing the concerns and opportunities currently affecting Australian agriculture. This text addresses a wide range of enterprises in-depth, covering rural enterprises such as cattle and wheat, and urban-based enterprises such as hydroponics and fungi. It has been designed with an inquiry and design-based approach, catering to the key themes of the new syllabus of research and problem-solving.


  • Structured practical activities addressing the experiential and problem-solving practical requirements of the syllabus and provides support and ideas for teachers
  • Case studies and stimulus questions encourage collaboration and allow students to link their learning to a real-world context
  • Online worksheets and data scenarios are included on NelsonNet which allow for further investigation and analysis
  • In-depth teaching program and templates support teachers with the new Agricultural Technology and Technology Mandatory syllabi as well as mapping to other state syllabi.

  • Contents

    1. An Introduction to agriculture
    2. Agricultural environment
    3. Farm resources and technology
    4. Agricultural business
    5. Conducting agricultural research
    6. Vegetable market gardening
    7. Wheat
    8. Cotton
    9. Canola
    10. Dairy cattle
    11. Beef cattle
    12. Sheep
    13. Chickens
    14. Bees and insects
    15. Hydroponics
    16. Fungi
    17. Aquaculture
    More Information
    Year Level Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
    Edition 1st
    Date of Publication 2 December 2019
    ISBN 9780170443111
    Subject Agriculture, Technology
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