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Primary Industries 2 unit

Why study Primary Industries?

Primary Industries provide products and services in response to the demand not only for food and fibre products but also for recreational and leisure activities. These products and services influence the daily lives of all members of society.

Working in the primary industries involves:

          dealing with and caring for animals

          breeding and growing livestock (dairy, beef, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens) crops and grains

          maintaining and using equipment such as tractors, harvesters, bailers and ploughs

          overseeing and managing farming operations

          developing and producing new products and technologies       

Samples of occupations students can aim for in primary industries:

          animal attending

          beef production

          crop production

          dairy farming

          horse care

          livestock rearing / breeding

          pest and disease control     

          poultry production



          sheep and wool production

          rural conservation and land management