Introduction to Precision Agriculture

An introduction to precision farming applications. Students will be in the field using various GPS equipment in mastering the tasks associated with using today's GPS/GIS.
Primary Material Type:
Lake Region State College
Project Name:
Training for Precision Ag Technicians
Funding Source:
Global Positioning Systems

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
AgraImaGIS Technologies, Simplot Industries, VerdiPlus Inc.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting -- Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry -- Support Activities for Crop Production (1151)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations -- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers (45-1011)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Precision Production (48)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
8 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Note:
LRSC-TACT hired subject matter experts to review curriculum with either higher education (Ph.D) or having been in the industry a number of years to ensure quality. The expert who reviewed AGRI 275-Introduction to Precision Ag holds a Ph.D. with numerous years in Agriculture. The expert's CV and review of the course will be uploaded.
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
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:


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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.