Agricultural Production Systems is a compulsory capstone course taken in the final year of a three year degree program at Massey University. The course objective is to develop skills in integrating and applying information and principles to problems of improving situations on farms. Interdisciplinary team teaching is a feature of the course which is based around a series of major projects, most involving class visits to case study farms. The course is highly rated by students and graduates. Some features of a successful interdisciplinary capstone course are discussed.
capstone course, agricultural production systems