Master Course Outline
WTM-241
Advanced Irrigation Controls and Applications
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60
Lab Hours: 20
Lecture Hours: 40


Description
Use previously learned irrigation principles and then apply those concepts into a precision application. Mapping and precision agriculture software will be used to map and determine control points for precision water applications. Integration of real time data derived from on-site data loggers or weather stations will be used to determine variable rate applications. Prerequisite: ENT 151 or ENT 152.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze & evaluate irrigation system efficiencies
  • Acquire real-time field data
  • Input data into mapping software
  • Demonstrate ability to use data to determine variable rate applications
  • Demonstrate ability to use data to determine chemical injection rates and applications
  • Demonstrate ability to operate precision irrigation controls
  • Demonstrate ability to use precision field equipment
  • Analyze data to determine management objectives
  • Determine variable rate application for different cropping rotations
  • Develop site specific management plans

Course Topics
  • Mapping Site
  • Surveying, Site evaluations
  • Management of a data
  • Environmental and Economic implications
  • Determining variable rate applications
  • Gathering and using realtime data
  • Data analysis
  • Water management options
  • Irrigation efficiencies


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