School Science Lessons
School Agriculture Projects
2016-05-26 SP MF
Please send comments to: J.Elfick@uq.edu.au

Table of contents

1.0.0 Agriculture websites

Animal care

Bananas

Breadfruit, Jakfruit

Bees, honeybee

Cassava

Chickens, ducks, turkeys, poultry

Chillies

Cocoa

Coconuts

Composting

Crops & farming

Ducks

Gardening equipment, fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides

Goats

Fruit trees

Herbs

Horticulture


Insects, insect pests

Mango

Markets

Organic farming, (chemical-free farming)

Papaya, paw paw

Pineapple

Poultry

Plant nurseries, seeds

Plant protection, pests and diseases

Soil

Sweet Potato

Taro

Truffles, Australia

Turkeys, poultry

Yam
Animal Care
3.0.0 Animal care and protection
AVA, Australian Veterinary Association
Homes for Hens, Battery Hens Adoption Project
RSPCA, Queensland
WOAW, World of Animal Welfare

Bananas
Banana Project, (This website)
ABGC, Australian Banana Growers' Council Inc.
Australian Tropical Foods, Banana, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Banana, Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Bananas Department of Agriculture, Queensland
Bananas, NSW Department of Primary Industry
Backyard Bananas, (for home gardeners)

Bees, honeybee
9.1.6 Bees, honeybee, (This website)
Honey Bee Australia, Beekeeping in Australia
Bob the Bee man, Australia

Breadfruit
Breadfruit Project, (This website)
Australian Tropical Foods, Breadfruit, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Daleys Kyogle, NSW
Cape Trib, Breadfruit, Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm
Jakfruit, Australian Tropical Foods, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Jakfruit, Daleys, Kyogle, NSW

Cassava
Cassava Project, (This website)
Green Harvest, Maleny
Cass Tech Clare, North Queensland
Daleys Kyogle, NSW
Ela Arish Tropical Exotics

Chickens, ducks, turkeys, poultry
Chicken Project, (This website)
Chickens, Australian Chicken Meat Federation
Chickens, Egg information, WA Government
Chickens, North Pine Poultry Club, Brisbane
Darling Downs Fresh Eggs
Poultry, Department of Agriculture, Queensland
Duck Project, (This website).
Chillies
Chilli Project, (This website)
See 3.4.0: Chilli, Capsicum, (This website)
Chilli Seedbank, (plant and seed sales), Sydney
The Chilli Factory, (chilli products)
Good Food - Chillies. (many chilli dishes)

Cocoa
Cocoa Project, (This website)
Cocoa, "Chocolate Alchemy", home-made chocolate
Cocoa, "Tava", 100% cocoa solids chocolate
Cocoa, World Cocoa Foundation

Coconuts
1. "The coconut odyssey: the bounteous possibilities of the tree of life", by Foale, Mike A.,
2. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, Australia, 2003, ISBN 1 86320 370 2
3. "Palms in Australia", by Jones, D. L., Reed Books, Melbourne, 1996, 3rd. ed. ISBN 0 7301 04907
Coconut Project, (This website)
Cocobella, coconut water, sports drinks
Coyo, coconut cream products
Coconut Cultivation Board, Sri Lanka, (translation to English available)
Coconut seedlings, Australia, Paul Richardson, Kuranda, Email: paul@cocotap.com
Coconut storage & selection, recipes
Coconuts, Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Coconuts, ACIAR publications
Cocosplit, coconut opening, (commercial)
Daleys, coconuts, Kyogle, NSW
Pearl royal, coconut drink, TNAU

Composting
9.14.0 Composting, C/N ratio, humus, worm farms, (This website)
Compost Revolution, worm farming
Tumbleweed, worm farm
Worm farms

Crops & farming
Agroforestry
Aquaponics, Practical Aquaponics, USA
CABI, Food security
Food, FACETS Food, agriculture, (ABC Australia)
Harvest Plus, Breeding crops for better nutrition
Horticulture, Australia
International Plant Nutrition Institute
QAAFI, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture
RIRDC, Rural Industries Research & Development
Weeds Australia

Fruit trees
Australian Tropical Foods
CRFG, California Rare Fruit Growers
Fat Goose Fruits, Renmark, Australia
Gemvale, Dragon Fruit, Australia
Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers, USA
Rare Fruits Council, archives
Rare Fruits - SA, archives
Rare Fruit Club, archives
Sub-Tropical Fruit Club Queensland
The Woodstock Fruit Festival, USA
Top Tropicals, USA
Tree Crops, New Zealand Tree Crops Association
Tropical Fruit Forum
UF/IFAS, University of Florida, Extension
WANATCA WA Nut & Tree Crop Association

Gardening, equipment, fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides
Gardening, Food gardens for Schools, (This website)
ABC "Gardening Australia"
Aloe Horticulture
Annette McFarlane "Successful gardening"
Beautanicals organically grown, open pollinated
Biochar, carbon increase productivity
Burke's Backyard, members' forum
Butterfly Host Plants
Compost Revolution, worm farming,
Coolaroo shade cloth, sun protection, bat nets
CTa Practical Guide
CutAbove Tools secateurs, shears, whipper snipper
Ecobotanica, organic gardens, Linda Brennan
Esygrow, planters
EZ-FLO, Automatic Fertilizers
Flowerama, international florist
Garden Guides, USA
Gardeners Direct
Helen Young, horticulturist's advice
ITP ID Tools, USDA ITP
Incitec Pivot Fertilizers, increase productivity
Just Geraniums
KISS Garden surrounds, raised garden beds
Kondinin Kondinin Group
Machinery, TAGRM, Tropical Agriculture Machines
No Dig Vegetable Garden
Nutri-Tech, nutrition farming
Open Gardens
Productive Gardens space-saving gardens
Seedsavers
Suncoast Water Gardens ,water lily lotus, ginger
The Food Forest permaculture consultancy
Tissue culture, United Tissue Culture Stocks
Tumbleweed, worm farm
Viola's Patch flowering perennials & succulents
Weslor climbers, rare & hard to find plants
Yates Garden Guide, Australia
Yuruga Native Plants Nursery

Goats
Goat Project, (This website)
GICA Goat Industry Council of Australia
Goat-Link USA
Goat extension Land Grant Universities, USA
Meat Goats Myrrhee Boer Goats, Australia
Dairy Goats Queensland, Australia

Herbs, teas
3.0.0 Herbs, (This website)
ABC, American Botanical Council, herbal medicine
Basilea, "Living Culinary Herbs"
Beautanicals herb, bulb & plant nursery
Ginger Factory, The Ginger Factory, Australia
Go Ji Plants, Australian Grown Go Ji Plants
16.8.6 "Your Herb Garden", by Annette McFarlane
Henriette's Herbal, herbal information
Herb Research Foundation, World-wide news
Herbaceous Herbs, Western Australia
Herbology
Herbs 2000, Nutritional and traditional health care
Mudbrick Cottage, Herb Farm, Queensland
Leaf Infusions, Tisane blends, fine teas
OZ Garden Club
Plants For A Future, Edible and useful plants, UK
Queensland Herb Society
Shipard's Herb Farm

Horticulture
Food Gardens
Annette McFarlane
Growcom The voice of Queensland horticulture
Horticulture, University of Florida, USA
Horticulture Courses, Australia
Horticulture, Helen Young, Australia

Mango
Mango, 16.13.8.6, Mangoes in subtropical winter, (This website)

Markets
Markets, Brisbane Market Report
Markets, Penrith
Markets, Subiaco, Victoria

Organic farming, (chemical-free farming)
Annette McFarlane, Successful gardening, Australia
Australian Organic Gardening Resource Guide
Brisbane Organic Growers, BOGI
Ecobotanica
Earthwise Gardening
Organic Federation of Australia

Papaya, paw paw
Papaya Project, (This website)
Australian Tropical Foods, Papaya, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Cape Trib, Papaya, Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm

Pineapple
Pineapple Project, (This website)
Australian Tropical Foods, Pineapple, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Daleys Kyogle, NSW
Pineapples Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry, Queensland

Plant nurseries, seeds
Beautanicals, herbs & seeds, medicinal
Blueberry, Biodynamic Blueberry Farm
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, tropical fruits
Daley's Fruit Tree Nursery, Kyogle, Australia
Digger's Club, heirloom vegetable seed
Eden Seeds, open-pollinated vegetables & herbs
Fernland Agencies, horticultural & nursery supplies
Fleming's Plants
Forbidden Fruits Nursery, NSW
Forget Me Not Heritage Seeds, Qld
Green Harvest, organic seeds, fertilizer, pests
King's Plant nursery, UK
Lambley Nursery, flowers, bulbs & perennials
OneOrganic
Plant Online
Plantnet, Plants for the home garden
Pohlmans, serving the Nursery Industry, Qld
QAS, Queensland Agricultural Seeds
Ross Evans Garden Centre
Rossmount Nursery, Qld
Searles, Garden products, tips
The Diggers Club, heirloom fruits
The Seed Collection, seasonal guide about what to plant, growing tips
Vegetable seed, Pacific Community
Yates Plant Nursery
Yuruga Nursery, Australian native plants, bush food

Plant protection, pests and diseases
Plant health Australia
Plant health, pests, diseases, Queensland
See websites: Plant viruses, Descriptions of plant viruses, Rothamstead Experimental Station, UK
Plant health, pests and diseases Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry, Queensland

Soil
Soil testing, "Scientrific", (commercial)
6.0.0 Soil science, (This website)
16.2 Agricsoils testing

Landcare, Queensland
Soil, Life begins in soil
Soil conditioner, McLeod's Agriculture, zeolites
Soil Science Australia

Sweet potato
Sweet Potato Project, (This website)

Taro
Taro Project, (This website)
Australian Tropical Foods, Taro, Cairns, (Click on "Exotic Fruits")
Taro, Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Yam
Yam Project, (This website)
Yams, Secretariat of the Pacific Community