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JDAS 221
Ag Management Solutions


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:20


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. Student may not earn credit in both JDAS 221 and JD 221.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate set up and operation of the GPS systems offered by the John Deere Company, including: GPS signal accuracy, RTK differential corrections systems, field mapping and Auto Trac 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.
  • Ability to locate support, setup 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.

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

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JDAS 221
    Spring 2010
    1343
    Les Echtenkamp
    JDAS 221
    Spring 2004
    1343
    Del Wilde


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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

    *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.