Master Course Outline
AGRI-103
Introduction to Precision Agriculture and Farm Management
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
Introduction to precision agriculture application on the farm using industry specific software. Entering records, creating databases and developing field maps will be included as well as gathering and inputting yield and soils data.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Define precision agriculture
  • Understand applications and software functions of mapping programs
  • Demonstrate the use of field equipment
  • Acquire and input agricultural data into software applications
  • Develop maps of property parcels
  • Input soils, yield and terrain information into maps
  • Track animal production
  • Demonstrate ability to use data to develop farm management and asset mapping strategies

Course Topics
  • Restoring a Backup Project
  • Setting up Farms and Fields
  • Entering a Field Record - Planting
  • Entering a Field Record - Spraying
  • Entering a Field Record - Harvesting and Enterprising
  • Purchasing Supplies with Accounting
  • Purchasing Equipment with Accounting
  • Drawing a Field Boundary Using Aerial Imagery
  • Creating a Soil Sample Map
  • Importing Yield Data
  • Importing Soil Type Maps
  • Importing Soil Lab Data
  • Creating a Basic Prescription Map
  • Creating a Prescription Map, Using a Formula
  • Entering a Harvested Crop Sales Contract


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