• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Biomes that produce our food, industrial materials and fibre (Video and worksheet)

Biomes that produce our food, industrial materials and fibre (Video and worksheet)

This video is about a sustainable farming system. There is a worksheet that is available below to support student learning after watching the video.

Student Worksheet

Video in review: Lachie Seears is a producer that works at Boonderoo Pastoral in SA. Farming is about climate and working within these conditions. This is a mixed farm – sheep cattle and cropping, that has diversified. It is suggested to run a farm as a system, it is important to consider strategically planting and choosing appropriate breeds of cattle and sheep for the environment.

Modern farming methods – using techniques, technology, yield mapping and remote monitoring. All of this to ensure farming sustainably in to the future.

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To access the Teacher answers, please click this link:

http://primezone.edu.au/resources/pdf/Video Biomes that produce our food_answers.pdf

Keywords

diversification, sheep, cattle, technology, yield, mapping, sustainability, climate, PIEFA resource, worksheets