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Agriculture and Agribusiness Management: Home

A guide to resources for Ara courses in agriculture

CCH Business eBooks

Introducing CCH Business eBooks! This new eBook platform provides you with online versions of many required texts including HR Manager: a New Zealand Handbook, New Zealand Master Tax Guide for students and New Zealand Employment Law Guide. Each eBook has a two week loan period and there are no limits on the amount of copies available.  
PLEASE NOTE: Some of these eBooks are over two thousand pages long! Give them time to load on your device.

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Welcome to the Agriculture subject guide.  A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies. If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

Useful subject locations

Subject heading Subject location

Agriculture (General)


Farm Management


Agriculture and the environment


Farm machinery and engineering


Plant Culture SB1–1110

Irrigation farming                                            


 Animal Culture                                  


  A more detailed guide to agricultural classification from the Library of Congress     

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