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JD 230
John Deere Harvesting Equipment


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Performance of John Deere harvesting equipment will be analyzed. Topics include theory, design, principles of operation, proper set-up and adjustment of all harvesting equipment. Emphasis on combines, hay, and forage equipment. Student may not earn credit for both JD 230 and JDAS 230.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Operate various types of harvesting equipment.
  • Adjust various types of harvesting equipment for maximum productivity.
  • Diagnose harvesting problems.
  • Repair various types of harvesting equipment.
  • Describe the fundamentals of various harvesting systems.
  • Perform maintenance, diagnostic, and repair procedures on various harvesting equipment.
  • Ability to set up and adjust harvesting equipment prior to and in-field use to optimize performance according to conditions.

  • Course Topics
  • Safety
  • Combines
  • Hay equipment
  • Forage equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 230
    Summer 2013
    1383
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 230
    Spring 2012
    1374
    Les Echtenkamp & Cullen Coulston
    JD 230
    Spring 2012
    1374
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 230
    Spring 2010
    1383
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 230
    Summer 2009
    1383
    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.