Agronomy and Animal Husbandry
This module provides the student with an understanding of the economic and agronomic factors affecting animal and crop production systems. It introduces common diseases of farmed cattle and sheep, basic grassland management and arable crop management.
Apply knowledge on sustainable animal and crop production systems and the costs and returns involved.
Perform a range of routine management skills in the areas of animal production, crop production, and machinery
Demonstrate an ability to work under guidance with livestock and crop enterprises on a farm
Take direction in work, behave professionally and use scientific skills in performing tasks
Describe a range of diseases and disorders which affect cattle and sheep in Ireland
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