AGRI 2279 Precision Technology

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.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Collection, Reference Material, Syllabus, Tutorial
Southeast Community College
Project Name:
Mapping New Careers in Geospatial Technologies
Precision Technology, SMS Software, Management Tree, Boundaries, Prescriptions

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Ag Leader, Norder Supply, and Servitech helped define strategy and goals, identify necessary skills and competencies, provided resources and assistance with program design and hired qualified participants who completed the certificate.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting (11)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (45-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
10 weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Process to ensure quality are the Seven Principles for Good Teaching Practice (Chickering and Gamson)
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Precision Agriculture Certificate


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Copyright / Licensing

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