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Agriculturegeneral

    Carlyle Films, & Great Britain. (1992). Agribusiness [video]. Inside Britain. London: Office [distributor]. Ag Links the Australian Agricultural Directory

    www.aglinks.com.au

    Ag Net Australian Agriculture

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    Agrilink Information Kits 1998 Department of Primary Industries, 80 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000. www.dpi.qld.gov.au

    Aitken, Y. (1975). Agricultural science: An introduction for Australian students and farmers. Melbourne: Cheshire.

    Australia Agricultural Links

    www.grahams.com.au/aust-links/a-links-agriculture.htm

    Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics

    www.abare.gov.au

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

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    Australian Journal of Agricultural Research

    www.cis.csiro.au/cis/journals/ajar/index.html

    Barnden, F. W. (1974). Agricultural studies for secondary schools. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

    Blake, C. D. (1967). Fundamentals of modern agriculture. Sydney: Sydney University Press.

    Wilson, J. (1992). Changing agriculture: An introduction to systems thinking. Kenthurst [N.S.W.]: Kangaroo Press.

    Beeton, S. (1998). Ecotourism: A practical guide for rural communities. Collingwood, Australia: Landlinks Press.

    Malcolm, L. R., Sale, P., & Egan, A. R. (1997). Agriculture in Australia: An introduction. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

    Makeham, J. P., & Malcolm, L. R. (1981). The farming game. Armidale, NSW [Australia]: Gill Publications.

    Makeham, J. P., & Malcolm, L. R. (1993). The farming game now. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

    Malcolm, L. R., Makeham, J. P., & Wright, V. (2005). The farming game: Agricultural management and

    marketing. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

    National Association of Agricultural Educators (Australia). (1995). Agriculture, a perspective for Australian schools. Brisbane, Qld: National Association of Agriculture Educators.

    Prattley, C. A. (1995). Australian food: The complete reference to the Australian food industry.

    Hawthorn East, Vic: Agri Food Media.

    Douglas, F. (1997). Australian agriculture: The complete reference on rural industry. Hawthorn East, Vic: Morescope Pub.

    Douglas, F. (1997). Australian agriculture: The complete reference on rural industry. Hawthorn East, Vic: Morescope Pub.

    Victoria, & National Landcare Program (Australia). (2002). How to plan wildlife landscapes: A guide for

    community organisations. East Melbourne, Vic: Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

    Queensland. (2004). Prime notes [CD-ROM]. [Brisbane, Qld.]: Dept. of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

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Reid, R. L. (1990). The Manual of Australian agriculture. Sydney: Butterworths.

    Sutherland, J. A. (1980). Introduction to agriculture. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

    Williams, D. B., & Begg, J. E. (1990). Agriculture in the Australian economy. Sydney: Sydney University Press.

    Wilson, J. (1992). Changing agriculture: An introduction to systems thinking. Kenthurst [N.S.W.]: Kangaroo Press.

Agroforestry

    Washusen, R., & Reid, R. (1996). Agroforestry and farm forestry: Productive trees for shelter and land

    protection in North East Victoria. Benalla, Vic: The Benalla Landcare Farm Forestry Group.

Animalsgeneral

    Tasmania. (1989). Keeping poultry. Tasmania: Dept. of Agriculture.

    Bertram, J. (1993). Breeding for profit. Brisbane: Department of Primary Industries.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1998). Dynamic agriculture. Book 1. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1999). Dynamic agriculture. Book 2. Sydney [N.S.W.]: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (2001). Dynamic agriculture. Book 3. Sydney [N.S.W.]: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1993). Dynamic agriculture. Book 4. Sydney: McGraw-Hill. Smetana, P. (1993). Emu farming: Background information. [South Perth, W.A.]: Dept. of Agriculture,

    Western Australia.

    Stuart, R. D., Manuel, M., & Griffiths, H. D. (1993). Emu farming: New animal industry assessment. Hobart, Tas: Dept. of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

    New Zealand Emu Farmers Association. (1993). Emu farming in New Zealand: A new growth industry. Rotorua, N.Z.: NZ Emu Farmers Association.

    Gramshaw, D., & Lloyd, D. (1993). Grazing the north: Creating wealth and sustaining the land.

    Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries, Queensland.

    Hinton, D. G. (1993). Running a small flock of sheep. East Melbourne, Vic: AGMEDIA.

    New South Wales. (1991). Lambing paddock engineering [video]. [Orange, N.S.W.]: NSW Agriculture. McDonald, P. (2002). Animal nutrition. Harlow, England: Prentice Hall.

    McFarlane, A., & McFarlane, G. (1996). Pig keeping on a small scale. Kenthurst, NSW, Australia: Kangaroo Press.

    Portsmouth, J. (1993). Commercial rabbit-keeping. Alton, England: Nimrod.

    Sainsbury, D. (1998). Animal health: Health, disease, and welfare of farm livestock. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

    Stromberg, J., & Stromberg, L. (1975). A guide to better hatching. Fort Dodge, Iowa: Stromberg Pub. Sutherland, J. A. (1969). Understanding farm animals: An introduction to the science of animal

    production. Sydney [u.a.]: Angus and Robertson.

    Cavaye, J. (1991). The buffel book. Brisbane: Queensland Dept. of Primary Industries.

    Wicking, B. (2000). Ducks for starters: A practical guide to backyard duck keeping. Melbourne: Ard Publishing.

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Aquaculture

    Jones, C., McPhee, C. P., & Ruscoe, I. M. (1998). Breeding redclaw: Management and selection of broodstock. Brisbane: Dept. Primary Industry.

    Mosig, J. (1998). The Australian yabby farmer. Collingwood, Vic: Landlinks.

    Jones, C. M. (1990). The biology and aquaculture potential of the tropical freshwater crayfish Cherax

    quadricarinatus. Brisbane: Queensland Dept. of Primary Industries.

AQF

    ANTA Australian National Training Association.

    www.dest.gov.au/sectors/training_skills/policy_issues_reviews/key_issues/nts

    Australian Training Products (formerly ACTRACT) site.

    www.atpl.net.au

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1998). Dynamic agriculture. Book 1. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1999). Dynamic agriculture. Book 2. Sydney [N.S.W.]: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (2001). Dynamic agriculture. Book 3. Sydney [N.S.W.]: McGraw-Hill.

    Brown, L., Hindmarsh, R., & McGregor, R. (1993). Dynamic agriculture. Book 4. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

    Curriculum Corporation (Australia). (1998). Vocational education and training in schools: Teaching

    primary industries [CD-ROM]. Carlton, Vic: Curriculum Corporation.

Cattle

    Queensland. (2005). Artificial breeding of beef cattle: A practical guide. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

    Bertram, J. D. (2003). Bull selection: An aid for beef producers on buying better bulls. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries.

    NSW Agriculture. (1993). Calf rearing [video]. Orange, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture.

    McDonald, R. (1993). Carcase evaluation Paddock to plate [video]. [Orange, N.S.W.]: NSW Agriculture. Meadows, G. (1996). The New Zealand guide to cattle breeds. Auckland: Reed.

    Moran, J. (1993). Calf rearing: A guide to rearing calves in Australia. East Melbourne, Vic: Dept. of Agriculture.

    Powell, E., & Lapworth, J. (2006). Cattle yards: Design, materials and construction. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

    Flynn, D., Urquhart, B., & Flynn, Y. (1990s). Handling of cattle A practical approach to preparing cattle

    for show and sale [video]. [NSW]: Concept Corporate Communication [production company].

    NSW Agriculture. (1998). The beef business: Breeding and marketing for success. [Paterson, N.S.W.]: NSW Agriculture.

    NSW Agriculture. (1998). The beef business: Strategies for greater productivity. Paterson, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture.

    Baker, F., & Wallis, C. A. (2008). Running a small beef herd. Collingwood, Vic: Landlinks Press/CSIRO.

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Computer Softwaregeneral

Ethics

Genetics

    Smith, D., & Hildebrand, J. (1996). Genetics and heredity The blueprint of life [DVD]. [United States]: Great Pacific Media.

Horticulture

    Adams, C. R., Bamford, K. M., & Early, M. P. (2008). Principles of horticulture. Amsterdam: Butterworth-Heinemann.

    A student handbook for the study of plant identification: Summer- autumn-winter. (1996). Melbourne: Adland Horticultural.

    A student handbook for the study of plant identification: Winter- spring-summer. (1996). Melbourne: Adland Horticultural.

    Barrow, R. (2001). Propagate plants. Studies in horticulture. Kew, Vic: Adland Horticultural.

    Handreck, K. A. (1993). Gardening down-under: Better soils and potting mixes for better gardens. East Melbourne, Vic: CSIRO Australia.

    Horticulture Australia,

    www.horticulture.com.au

    Innovations in horticulture [video]. (1993). [Quebec]: Coscient.

    Coombs, B. (1995). Horticulture Australia: The complete reference of the Australia horticultural

    industry. Hawthorn East, Vic., Australia: Morescope Pub.

    Preece, J. E., & Read, P. E. (1993). The biology of horticulture: An introductory textbook. New York: J. Wiley & sons.

    Successful horticulture [journal]. (1990). Baulkham Hills, N.S.W.: Sterling Media.

    Toogood, A. R., & Anderson, P. (2006). Propagating plants. London: Dorling Kindersley.

    Victorian Schools Nursery. (1988). Growing with horticulture: Horticultural activities for Australian schools. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hydroponics

    NSW Agriculture, & C.B. Alexander Agricultural College. (1990). Commercial hydroponic production. Paterson, NSW: NSW Agriculture, Home Study Program.

    Evans, G. (1992). Hydroponic gardening Step by step [Video]. Australia: Practical Hydroponics Magazine.

    Hydroponics for schools and the home grower. (1992). Victoria, Australia: Directorate of School

    Education.

Landcare

    Environmental Protection Agency, 200 Victoria Street Carlton 3053.

    www.epa.vic.gov.au

    Brouwer, D. (1995). Managing wetlands on farms. [Sydney?]: NSW Agriculture.

    George, D., & Brouwer, D. W. (1996). Nature conservation on farms. AGDEX, 810. Paterson, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture.

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    Wylie, P. (1996). Profitable land care: Sustainable farming in summer rainfall areas. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries, Queensland.

    Jordan, A. T., Dwyer, G. T., & Eldershaw, V. J. (1993). Self-help landcare for new farmers. Brisbane, Qld: Dept. of Primary Industries.

    Victoria, Landcare Victoria, Alcoa of Australia, Victorian Farmers' Federation, & Victorian Catchment

    Management Council. (1999). Victorian Landcare & catchment management. Melbourne: Victorian Farmers Federation. [journal]

    Victorian Landcare Gateway

    www.landcare.net.au

Management

    Beilby, D., Banner, J., Lord, K., Tscholakoff, A., Dee, S., & Carpenter, O. (1987). An introduction to markets [video]. Marketing the product. Perth, WA: Australian Broadcasting Corp.

    Dixon, P. (1994). From the ground up: Property management planning manual. [Melbourne]: Vic. Dept. of Conservation & National Resources.

    Randell, G. H., Fisher, W. W., & Trapnell, L. N. (2000). Farm and small business record book, GST version. East Melbourne: Natural Resources and Environment.

    Garrett, B. K. (1993). Whole farm planning: Principles and options. East Melbourne, Vic: Dept. of Agriculture.

    On borrowed time: A guide to the Potter farmland plan. (1990). Melbourne, Vic: The Ian Potter Foundation.

    Reeve, I., & Brouwer, D. (1992). Your farm's future: How to measure its sustainability. Paterson, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture, Home Study Program.

    Matheson, B. (1996). Land care: Rural property planning. Practical farming. Oxford: Inkata Press.

    Burton, R., & Matheson, B. (1996). Rural property planning. Adelaide, S. Aust: Adelaide Institute of TAFE for the Department for Employment, Training and Further Education.

    Newman, B., Baker, R., McCarthy, C., Matheson, W. E., Playford, G., Barnard, L., et al. (1989). Rural property planning [video]. EMU production, no. 89043. Adelaide, S. Aust: Adelaide College of TAFE,

    CALS Media Unit.

    Krause, M. A. (1994). Risk management for agricultural and horticultural enterprises. [Adelaide]: Government printer.

    Ryall, K., & Bell, C. (1997). Best practice in vocational agricultural education. Paterson, NWS: C.B. Alexander Agricultural College.

    Smith, E. (1991). Managing the farm: Modern business management methods. Melbourne, Vic:

    Business Library.

    The farm business [video]. (1994). NSW: NSW Agriculture, Communications Unit.

    Rural Training Council of Australia. (1996). Train to gain [video]. Barton, A.C.T.: Rural Training Council of Australia.

OHS

    Certain Learning. (1995). Chemical safety: Rural skills traineeship on-farm training. [N.S.W.]: [s.n.].

    Victorian WorkCover Authority

    www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

Pasture

    Henry, D. R. (1995). Pasture plants of southern inland Queensland. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries.

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Pests and Diseases

    Queensland. (2007). Best friends, natural enemies [video]. Qld: Bugs for Bugs.

    Brightling, A. (1994). Stock diseases: Diseases of beef cattle, sheep, goats and farm dogs in

    temperate Australia. Sydney: Inkata Press.

    Persley, D. M., Pegg, K. G., & Syme, J. R. (1989). Fruit and nut crops: A disease management guide.

    Queensland Department of Primary Industries information series, QI88018. Brisbane, Australia: Dept.

    of Primary Industries, Queensland Government.

    Bok, J., & Muldrew, B. (1990). Locking out Lucy [video]. [New South Wales]: NSW Agriculture & Fisheries.

    New South Wales. (1994). Footrot [video]. [Orange, N.S.W.]: NSW Agriculture.

    Brough, E. J., Elder, R. J., & Beavis, C. H. S. (1994). Managing insects and mites in horticultural crops.

    Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries, Queensland.

    Campbell, C. (1994). Simple pest and disease control. Lothian Australian garden series. Port Melbourne: Lothian.

Plantsgeneral

    Alcorn, G. (1993). Crop spraying: Techniques & equipment. [Australia]: Inkata Press.

    Burnie, G., & Fenton-Smith, J. (1997). A grower's guide to herbs. New York: Crescent Books.

    Canegrowers (Organization). (1992). Australian sugar industry handbook [journal]. Brisbane:

    Canegrowers.

    Brooker, I. (2002). Euclid: Eucalypts of southern Australia. Collingwood, Vic: CSIRO.

    Fitzpatrick, D. (1994). Money trees on your property: Profit gained through trees and how to grow

    them. Sydney: Inkata Press.

    Gardiner, A. (1988). Modern plant propagation. Melbourne: Lothian.

    Heisswolf, S., & Deuter, P. (1992). Growing broccoli in Queensland. Brisbane, QLD: Dept. of Primary Industries, Queensland.

    Vock, N. T. (1991). Growing strawberries in Queensland. Nambour: Queensland Dept. of Primary Industries.

    Hartmann, H. T., & Hartmann, H. T. (2002). Plant propagation: Principles and practices. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

    Kerruish, R. M., & Walkington, A. L. (1990). Plant protection: Methods of disease, pest and weed control. Canberra: RootRot Press.

    Crosthwaite, I. (1994). Peanut growing in Australia. Brisbane: Dept. of Primary Industries, Queensland.

    Pearson, C. J., Cunningham, G. M., & King, D. (1993). A plain English guide to agricultural plants.

    Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

    Salinger, J. P. (1985). Commercial flower growing. Butterworths horticultural books. Wellington, N.Z.: Butterworths of New Zealand.

    Moody, H. (1997). Successful plant nursery production: A guide for new and established operators.

    Wollongbar, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture.

    Victorian flora database [CD]. (1998). Brighton East, Vic., Australia: Viridans.

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Research and Report Guidelines

    Australian Bureau of Statistics. (1992). Striking a balance!: Australia's development and conservation : core material for earth studies. Canberra, A.C.T.: A.G.P.S.

    Bentley, I. (1984). Research investigation. Topics in biology. Melbourne: Nelson in association with

    Science Teachers' Association of Victoria.

    Lindsay, D. R. (1995). A guide to scientific writing. Melbourne: Longman.

    Smith, D. L. (1988). Becoming your own researcher. People, culture and change. Wentworth Falls, N.S.W.: Social Science Press.

    Wadsworth, Y. (1997). Do it yourself social research. St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin.

Resourcesgeneral

    Kondinin Group. (1992). Farming ahead. Mt. Lawley, W.A.: Kondinin Group.

    Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)

    www.fao.org

    Brouwer, D. (1999). Glossary of agricultural terms. [Paterson, N.S.W.]: NSW Agriculture.

    InFARMation. A website dedicated to farmers. It contains twelve categories of information including

    weather, finance, crops and grains, livestock, wool, equipment, horticulture, government and

    associations.

    www.infarmation.com.au

    Queensland Association of Teachers of Agriculture site with extensive links to other relevant sites

    www.naae.asn.au/qata

    Kondinin. A not-for-profit rural research and publishing organisation with the aim of improving Australian agriculture. This site links hundreds of others and groups them under headings such as

    weather, government, marketing and commodity prices, finance, news, machinery, Landcare, cattle,

    dairy, weeds, education and overseas sites.

    www.kondinin.com.au

    Landlinks. The publishing arm of CSIRO.

    www.landlinks.com.au

    National Farmers’ Federation site

    www.farmwide.com.au

    NSW HSC On-Line (online resources to support teaching and learning in Agriculture)

    www.hsc.csu.edu.au/agriculture/index.htm

    The National Library of Australia’s science and technology site is divided into seven main areas

    including Australian science sites, conferences and events, discussion lists. It also has thirty subject

    listing including Agriculture, Biology and Science and Technology. Each of these subject listing is

    linked to other Australian sites, university, departments, government agencies and electronic journals.

    www.nla.gov.au

    Rural Training Council of Australia Inc, PO Box E10 Kingston, ACT 2604.

    www.ruralskills.com.au

    Victoria, Scott, D., & Christoff, P. (1992). Agriculture & Victoria's environment. Melbourne: The Office.

    Stock & land all breeds sheep directory [journal]. (2007). Moonee Ponds, Vic: Stock & Land, Rural

    Press.

    Town and country farmer [journal]. (1988). Wheelers Hill, Vic: Town and Country Farmer Publications.

    Victorian Information Network

    www.vicnet.net.au

    World Wide Web Sites of Interest to Agriculture

    www.gennis.com./aglinks.html

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Scientificgeneral

    Campbell, K. O., & Bowyer, J. W. (1990). The Scientific basis of modern agriculture. [Sydney]: Sydney University Press.

    Morgan. (1981). Biological science: The web of life. Canberra: Australian Academy of Science.

Soils

    thBrady, N. C., & Weil, R. R. (2008). The nature and properties of soils (14 ed.). Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

    Brouwer, D. W. (1998). Fertilisers for your farm: Their role in the environment. Paterson, N.S.W.: NSW Agriculture.

    Happs, J. C., & Kinnear, A. (1992). Soil degradation: An Australian perspective. Australian geographical issues. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

    Sharp, J. (1992). Living soil A closer look at soils and their management. [Melbourne]: Dept. of Agriculture.

    Kelly, K., Redden, S., Matters, S., & Brazzalotto, S. (1993). Looking after the land A case study. Living Australia [video]. [Sydney, N.S.W.]: Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

    Kelly, K., Redden, S., & Coles, B. (1994). Living Australia A case study ; Natural hazards : living with

    natures extremes ; A case study in water care : the Murray-Darling Basin ; [and] Urban communities. Episodes 1-4, Looking after the land. Living Australia.

    Rengasamy, P., & Bourne, J. (1990). Managing sodic, acidic and saline soils. Glen Osmond, S. Aust: Cooperative Research Centre for Soil & Land Management.

    Gardner, W. K., Chaffey, R. E., Redstone, J., & Panagiotopoulos, K. (1990). Managing soil structure.

    Principles of sustainable agriculture [video]. [Melbourne]: Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

    McMillan, R. (2003). Basic properties of soils & growing media. Studies in horticulture. Kew, Vic: Adland Horticultural.

    McMillan, R. (2005). Determine basic properties of soils & growing media. Studies in horticulture, agriculture & land management. Kew, Vic: Adland Horticultural.

    McMillan, R. (1993). A student handbook for the study of soils and growing media for the Advanced

    Certificate in Horticulture. Kew [Vic.]: Adland Horticultural Consultants.

    McMillan, R. (1997). A student handbook for the study of soils and growing media. Student handbooks for the study of horticulture series, no. 2A. Melbourne: Adland Horticultural.

    Tenison, K. (1991). Salt of the earth [video]. Sydney: NSW Agriculture & Fisheries.

    Video Education Australasia, & National Film & Video Productions. (1991). Salt, soil & sustainable development [video]. Australia in profile. Bendigo, Vic: National film and Video Production.

    Triolo, R. (1997). Saving our soils Problems and solutions [video]. Bendigo, Vic: Video Education Australasia with the cooperation of ABC-TV.

    North, G. (1993). Soil degradation An Australian crisis [video]. [South Perth]: Department of Agriculture.

    Frumkin, K. (1990). Soil Preserving a natural resource [video]. Grunwald, Germany: Institut fur Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht.

    North, G. (1990). Soil structure decline [video]. Western Australia: WA Department of Agriculture.

    Stephens, R. W. (1990). The essential soil: A resource book for Queensland secondary school students on soil properties, land degradation problems and landcare practices. Brisbane: Queensland Dept. of Primary Industries.

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