Excursions and events at Belgenny Farm- Secondary

100 Elizabeth Macarthur Ave, Camden South, NSW 2570, Australia

Phone: (02) 4654 680

Judging and Genetics

Excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10)

  1. Students will learn how genetics and stock selection are used in agriculture. Students will learn how modern biotechnology improves Australia’s produce, perform a hands-on DNA extraction, learn about Mendelian genetics and see gel electrophoresis in action.

  2. Assessment of traits from selective breeding programs using meat sheep.

  3. Assessment of traits from selective breeding programs using beef cattle.

Presented by:

Fizzics Education https://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/ 


NSW Department of Primary Industries

https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/education-and-training/school-resources 

Agriculture and Food technologies

Excursion for Stage 4 (Years 7-8)

  1. Students will explore how a dairy farm is a managed environment investigating the innovative and sustainable ways it produces a food – milk.

  2. Creamery tour to demonstrate the improvements that science and technology have made to dairy production.