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JD 221
Ag Management Solutions


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Provides basic knowledge and skills that enable students to market, and support solutions that feature products from Ag Management Solutions. Much of this training is designed specifically to enable the student to understand the different applications of global positioning systems and precision farming practices - students will apply problem-solving skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will acquire familiarity with the set up and operation of the GPS systems offered by the John Deere Company, including: GPS signal accuracy, RTK differential correction systems, field mapping and AutoTrac systems.
  • Explain GPS system and how it works.
  • Describe precision farming and what the information is used for.
  • Identify AMS products currently available, their purpose and function.
  • Demonstrate ability to locate support, setup and optimization information on John Deere AMS guidance and documentation products.
  • Demonstrate proper setup of John Deere AMS guidance and documentation products.
  • Perform basic diagnostic procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to operate JD Link and service ADVISOR remote
  • Demonstrate ability to operate ITEC PRO
  • Demonstrate ability to access Stellar Support

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to Base Level AMS
  • Technology Used
  • Applications
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 221
    Spring 2012
    1372
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 221
    Spring 2010
    1344
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 221
    Spring 2006
    1344
    Del Wilde
    JD 221
    Summer 2005
    1344
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 221
    Spring 2004
    1344
    Del Wilde


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.