This Agriculture Course includes the syllabus, curriculum map, calendar, module descriptions, and policies.
It lists the
topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and quizzes.
Module 1: Agriculture and Crop Terminology,
Module 2: Agroecology and Crop Production Systems,
Module 3: Crop Improvement,
Module 4: Corn Production,
Module 5: Soybean Production,
Module 6: Wheat and Grain Sorghum,
Module 7: Seeds, Seedlings and Crop Roots,
Module 8: Crop Stems and Leaves, Flowering and Reproduction,
Module 9: Photosynthesis and Respiration,
Module 10: Insects and Disease Control,
Module 11: Climate and Weather,
Power Point: Grain Sorghum; history, uses, growth habits, climate, soil, seeding, varieties, pests, diseases, harvesting, storage, yield,
Power Point: Precision Agriculture; definition, variability, efficiency, technology, benefits, tools.
Evaluate the different forms of agriculture technology. Study the understanding of the theory of GPS & GIS. Collecting and analyzing data for troubleshooting and decision making. Listed are the objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, and discussions. Topics include advanced precision technology controller configuration, exploring GPS, GIS, and VRT tools to connect data, analyze data to make management descriptions and understand the process of preparing and transferring a data outline for field connection.
Study of precision agriculture technology using hardware and software applications. It lists the topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and quizzes. Topics include Software Overview, GPS/GIS, Trimble, Tools and Trends, Advanced SMS, Reading in Data Files, Understanding the Management Tree, Managing Data and Boundaries, Printing a Map, Planting Prescriptions, Fertilizer Prescriptions, Pivot Prescriptions, and Soil Sampling/Testing.
An introduction to agriculture technology applications used for solving agriculture problems with emphasis on logical and systematic decision making. Establishing a basic understanding of technology and how it’s used in agriculture. It lists the topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and a quiz. Topics include GPS-GIS, Precision Farming, Google Maps, Surety maps, Precision Ag maps, and Trimble GPS. There are two PowerPoint presentations, one on Drones and other is an overview of Precision Agriculture.
Study of agriculture-precision hardware available in the agriculture industry. Install, set-up and troubleshoot field monitors. Listed are the topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and quizzes. Topics include Unit 1- Basic Hardware Fundamentals, Unit 2- GPS and Auto steer, Unit 3- Chemical Application and Fertilizer Application, Unit 4- Crop Planting, and Unit 5- Yield Monitoring and GPS Mapping.