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Calendar of Operations for an Enterprise Production Cycle

Lesson Overview:

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.

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:

  • Farm management
  • The role of the farm manager

Students learn to:

  • Construct a calendar of operations for an enterprise production cycle

Year Level/s:


Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

Agriculture Yr 11 & 12

National Curriculum Codes:


Strand Content Description:

Agriculture Yr 11 & 12

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Literacy, Numeracy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:

Science, Science - Earth and Environmental Science

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Agriculture, Climate Conservation, Data Analysis, Data Collections, Data Representation, Forest management, Forestry, Plant Growth, Plant Structure and Function


Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Activity

Secondary: Lesson Plan


Calendar of Operations for an Enterprise Production Cycle

Teacher Resource

Teacher Lesson Plan and Guide - Calendar of Operations

File Size: 567.76 kb
File Type: PDF


Student Resource

Student Worksheet - Calendar of Operations

File Size: 545.61 kb
File Type: PDF


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