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Agricultural production and prices, and agriculture’s reliance on natural resources

Week 1 provides a history of agricultural production and prices, an examination into the reasons behind changes in production and prices, and discussions of the 2007 global food crisis and agriculture’s usage of resources. ...
Reading
11 個視頻(共 63 分鐘), 9 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video11 個視頻
Video - History of agricultural production and prices2分鐘
Video - Agricultural products' supply4分鐘
Video - Agricultural products' demand6分鐘
Video - The 2007 food price crisis12分鐘
Video - Food security4分鐘
Video - Resource usage 1: Land and soils4分鐘
Video - Resource usage 2: Water4分鐘
Video - Resource usage 3: Nutrients4分鐘
Video - Resource usage 4: Pesticides4分鐘
Video - Interview - Kadambot Siddique, Institute of Agriculture, University of Western Australia8分鐘
Reading9 個閱讀材料
Optional Viewing - The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #110分鐘
Optional Reading - Economics Basics: Supply and Demand10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussion 266: Supply and Demand: The Wool Crisis10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 178: Betting on Wheat Prices10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 284: The world food price crisis of 200710分鐘
Optional Viewing - The Corn Controversy: Food or Fuel10分鐘
Optional Reading - The Food Price Crisis of 2007/2008: Evidence and Implications10分鐘
Optional Reading - Causes of the 2007-2008 global food crisis identified10分鐘
Optional Reading - The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Quiz - Agricultural production and prices, and agriculture’s reliance on natural resources20分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

Resource and environmental challenges facing agriculture

Week 2 addresses the agricultural issues of water availability, peak phosphorus, herbicide resistance, and climate change....
Reading
9 個視頻(共 64 分鐘), 8 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Video - Pesticide bans5分鐘
Video - Dryland salinity8分鐘
Video - Resource exhaustibility: phosphorus supply12分鐘
Video - Resource exhaustibility: water shortages5分鐘
Video - Resource exhaustibility: herbicide resistance9分鐘
Video - Climate change4分鐘
Video - Climate policy and adaptation4分鐘
Video - Interview - Michael Robertson, CSIRO8分鐘
Reading8 個閱讀材料
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussion 261: Agricultural water pollution10分鐘
Optional Reading - Protecting Water Quality from Agricultural Runoff10分鐘
Optional Reading - Pannell Discussion 26: Dryland salinity in Australia10分鐘
Optional Reading - Phosphorus: Essential to Life – Are we running out?10分鐘
Optional Reading - Can Australia overcome its Water Scarcity Problems?10分鐘
Optional Reading - Pannell Discussion 57: Herbicide resistance: Does prevention pay?10分鐘
Optional Reading - Pannell Discussions 230: Future climate change and wheat yields in Western Australia10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 168: Telling farmers how to adapt to climate change10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Resource and environmental challenges facing agriculture20分鐘
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完成時間為 2 小時

The economics of agricultural inputs

Week 3 looks at the relationship between inputs and outputs, the optimal level of an input, the question of pollution from inputs, and flat payoff functions....
Reading
9 個視頻(共 56 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Video - Fertiliser and Crop Yield5分鐘
Video - Production functions4分鐘
Video - Profit maximisation7分鐘
Video - Building a spreadsheet to maximise profit11分鐘
Video - Effects of price and yield changes on optimal fertiliser use4分鐘
Video - Considering pollution in input decisions7分鐘
Video - Flat payoff functions6分鐘
Video - Interview - David Brown, Farmer, Burracoppin, Western Australia5分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
Optional reading - world data on fertilizers10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussion 277: Perfection isn’t best10分鐘
Optional Reading - Determining Optimum Nitrogen Application Rates for Corn10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 88: Flat-earth economics10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
The economics of agricultural inputs20分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

The economics of land conservation

Week 4 focuses on evaluating land conservation practices, weighing benefits and costs correctly, non-economic factors, and provides an example in conservation agriculture....
Reading
9 個視頻(共 84 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Video - Benefits and costs of resource conservation over time5分鐘
Video - Accounting for time12分鐘
Video - Discounting5分鐘
Video - Building a spreadsheet for discounting benefits and costs10分鐘
Video - Case study: conservation agriculture17分鐘
Video - Drivers of farmers’ decision-making11分鐘
Video - Interview - Mike McFarlane, farmer, Doodlakine, Western Australia9分鐘
Video - Interview - Greg Shea, WA Department of Agriculture and Food6分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 33: Time is money10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Pannell Discussions 268: Conservation Agriculture in Developing Countries10分鐘
Optional Reading - The farm-level economics of conservation agriculture for resource-poor farmers.10分鐘
Recommended Reading - Adoption of conservation practices by rural landholders10分鐘
Optional Reading - Pannell Discussions 203: Predicting adoption of new farming practices10分鐘
Help with the calculations for Week 4 Quiz10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
The economics of land conservation20分鐘
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創建者 NTDec 22nd 2017

Excellent course and presenter! I is very useful to revise important economic and environmental concepts and also to learn more agriculture. It is very useful for me.\n\nThanks Prof. David

創建者 RCDec 19th 2016

Interesting course on Agriculture and Economics, very useful to revise important economic concepts and also to learn more about agriculture. Highly recommended.

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Professor David Pannell, BSc(Agric), BEc, PhD

Head of School of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Western Australia
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Jacob Hawkins, BA(Biol), MESM, PhD

School of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Western Australia

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The University of Western Australia (UWA) was established in 1911 and continues to set the standard for other West Australian universities. Staff, students and graduates from the University have been recognised at state, national and international levels, and UWA continues to confirm its standing as one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities. UWA's leaders and researchers work in partnership with three domestic and international networks, the Group of Eight, Matariki and the Worldwide Universities Network....

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