Primary

“Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to be part of this. We had an absolutely fabulous day. A huge huge thank you to Todd and his staff at the station. They had everything so well organised and provided the kids with many different experiences as well as answering our questions. The kids were absolutely buzzing when we got back to school" - Sue Crockett, Ngakuru School

Secondary

"Students are more aware of the increasing variety of professions involved in the farming industry" - Sonia Talivai, Hurunui College

Tertiary
Primary

"Students developed a greater level of appreciation for the skills and knowledge needed for the various occupations relevant to farming and other primary industries" - Debbie Wilson, Fergusson Intermediate

Secondary

"Students are more aware of the increasing variety of professions involved in the farming industry" - Sonia Talivai, Hurunui College

Education in Agriculture

NZ Young Farmers with support from CORE Education and funding from the Red Meat Profit Partnership have developed this website to support teachers and students to learn more about our land based industries.

Here you will find a variety of high-interest teaching and learning resources for primary and secondary students all aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum. As well as this there is information on a range of related events to support classroom learning opportunities.


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Primary resources

A selection of teaching and learning resources for Years 1-8

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Secondary resources

Cross-curricular resources for Years 9-10
NCEA resources for Years 11-12 QAAM endorsed by NZQA

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Tertiary resources

The Future Food Network enables students to gain valuable insights into career opportunities within the industry. Guest speakers discuss their on their own career paths and outline the essential skills and attributes they see are required to succeed in careers of the future.

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Events

All Agrication events are about showcasing careers across the primary industry and showing how this is relevant to school contexts, specifically science, technology and business.

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