AGRI 285: Precision Farming Systems-Software

An introduction to various precision farming software packages in real-world applications. Discussion of how GPS is used to analyze data and create interpretive maps. Focus on initial setup of software, data management and evaluation, proper transfer data between computers and controllers using data cards, USB devices and Wi-Fi. Particular focus will be on processing field data and the creation of prescription application maps.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Lake Region State College
Funding Source:
GIS, Mapping, Agricultural zone creation, UAS

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
VerdiPlus Inc.
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (518)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations -- Computer Support Specialists (15-1041)

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:
16 weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
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 285 holds a Bachelors degree and numerous years in Agriculture. The expert's CV is available upon request.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:
Data processing and related services within agricultural crop production


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  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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