Contents Unit 1: Agriculture and business Unit 2: Foundations of modern agriculture Unit 3: Soil and land management Unit 4: Technology and agribusiness Unit 5: People and markets Unit 6: Products and strategies Unit 7: The effective marketing manager Unit 8: Rural economies and financial management Unit 9: Managing financial accounts Unit 10: Food safety Unit 11: The future of farming Unit 12: The good agribusiness
Robin Matheson began his career in business before moving to English Language Teaching. He is a professional teacher working with individual professionals, using virtual technology. He is also a trained life coach and holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from Lancaster University. He has an interest in the Food and Agribusiness sector and recently led a European-Funded project to adapt online e-learning authoring systems for teaching Agricultural and Land-based studies, in partnership with a leading UK specialist, Bicton College. Terry Phillips has worked in ELT for more than 35 years as a teacher, teaching supervisor, manager and language school owner. As a consultant, he has worked in more than 20 countries in all parts of the world, advising state and private language institutions on all aspects of school management. For the last ten years, he has been a full time freelance writer with his wife Anna, producing more than 160 published books in ELT. Although he and Anna have worked for all the major publishers, all recent works have been for Garnet Education. Terry is the series editor of the English for Specific Academic Purposes series for Garnet Education, which aims to prepare students to entry into a particular faculty for English-medium tertiary education. The series won the ESU award in 2009.