Calendar of Operations for an Enterprise Production Cycle
This Agriculture lesson is a research activity to allow students to gain an understanding about the role of managers of a forestry enterprise and the calendar of operations that are performed at the initial planting and growth stages and those that continue throughout the 35 year lifespan of the plantation.
Students will gain skills in completing a calendar for
a 1 year seedling cycle and also
a calendar of operations for a 35 year plantation.
Students will have to opportunity to adapt their calendars into a written examination style response question.
Outcomes A student:
P1.1 describes the complex, dynamic and interactive nature of agricultural production systems
P1.2 describes the factors that influence agricultural systems
P2.3 describes the farm as a basic unit of production
P3.1 explains the role of decision-making in the management and marketing of agricultural products in response to consumer and market requirements
P5.1 investigates the role of associated technologies and technological innovation in producing and marketing agricultural products.
Students learn about:
The role of the farm manager
Students learn to:
Construct a calendar of operations for an enterprise production cycle