Master Course Outline
JD 221
Ag Management Solutions


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

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
  • Install and operate the AMS systems offered by the John Deere company, including GPS signal accuracy, RTK differential correction systems, JD Link, ITEC PRO, field mapping, Service ADVISOR remote, and Auto-Trac systems.
  • Interpret information within John Deere guidance and documentation products within John Deere's Stellar Support for setup and optimization of systems.
  • Identify the purpose and function of AMS products currently available.
  • Explain precision farming information and what it is used for.
  • Perform basic diagnostic procedures for John Deere equipment as related to AMS systems.
  • Communicate the complaint, the cause, and the action taken to correct the problem.
  • Use software applications and technical equipment appropriate for task.
  • Exhibit professionalism as listed in "Guidelines to Success" policies.

  • 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.