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Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction
     

Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction

by Bill Malcolm, Snow Barlow, Brian Leury, Peter Sale
 

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Agriculture in Australia explores the technical, economic and human elements of farming and integrates them into the whole farm business. The book examines the science and economics of farming operations that contribute to the nation's gross value of agricultural production, including extensive cropping, sheep and cattle production, and intensive plant and animal

Overview

Agriculture in Australia explores the technical, economic and human elements of farming and integrates them into the whole farm business. The book examines the science and economics of farming operations that contribute to the nation's gross value of agricultural production, including extensive cropping, sheep and cattle production, and intensive plant and animal activities.

This new edition emphasizes that farming is about production, profit and sustainability and explains how these concepts relate to each other. Agriculture in Australia also confronts the future challenges of farming in volatile economic and climatic conditions. challenges of farming in volatile economic and climatic conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195560114
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Malcolm is an Associate Professor, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne.

Snow Barlow is a Professor, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne.

Brian Leury is an Associate Professor, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne.

Peter Sale is an Associate Professor and Reader, Department of Agricultural Sciences, La Trobe University.

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