|Field of Study:||Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
|Description:||If you are interested in working closely with farmers in advisory or agribusiness roles, developing more efficient ways of rearing animals and growing crops, this degree is for you. The Animal & Crop Production option within the BAgrSc degree provides you with a broad knowledge of agriculture relating to crops, animals and agribusiness. The objectives of this degree are to give you: knowledge of the growth, development and improvement of farm animals and crops, knowledge of the agribusiness industry and the internal and external factors influencing it, the capacity to draw on this knowledge base to formulate animal and crop production systems that are economic and sustainable, the capacity for lifelong learning so as to remain knowledgeable of evolving technical, economic, policy and regulatory frameworks, and ommunication and technology skills that are applicable to many areas of professional employment.
The Animal & Crop Production degree option is distinctive in that it develops an understanding of the science and business of crop and animal production and their interactions in an environment that is constantly changing due to technology, economics and social and agricultural policy.