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JD 225
John Deere Planting Equipment


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Provides proper performance of John Deere planting equipment. Topics include theory, design, principles of operation, proper setup and adjustment of all planting equipment. Student may not earn credit for both JD 225 and JDAS 225.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Set up and adjust row crop planters, grain drill planters, and monitoring systems.
  • Troubleshoot row crop planters, grain drill planters, and monitoring systems.
  • Knowledge of necessary adjustments for various sizes of seeds.
  • Describe the fundamentals of machine operation including proper tractor compatibility.
  • Ability to set up and adjust various seeding and chemical application equipment prior to field use.
  • Perform maintenance, diagnostic, and repair procedures on various seeding and chemical application equipment.
  • Ability to set up and adjust seeding and chemical application equipment prior to and in-field use to optimize tractor & implement performance according to conditions.
  • Knowledge of laws associated with seeding and chemical applications.
  • Demonstrate use of protective apparatus when diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing chemical application equipment.

  • Course Topics
  • Safety
  • Row crop
  • Dry land
  • Air seeders
  • Diagnostics
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 225
    Spring 2012
    1373
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 225
    Spring 2010
    1384
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 225
    Summer 2005
    1374
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 225
    Spring 2004
    1374
    Del Wilde
    JD 225
    Spring 2004
    1379
    Les Echtenkamp



    Two Year Projected Schedule

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