AGRI 280: Advance Precision Farming: Fall Operations

Emphasis on maximizing the use and implementation of common precision agricultural equipment used in harvesting, tillage, fertilization, soil sampling and any other application of technical inputs for today’s production of commodities with a focus on fall applications. Safe operations, setup while maximizing the efficient use of precision ag equipment from tillage to harvesting equipment, data management and guidance systems. UAV sourcing, and use in conjunction with FAA regulations will give the background in using UAV’s fitted with different camera technologies to gather field scouting information to be applied in numerous VR and non VR applications.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Lake Region State College
Funding Source:
Precision Ag Machine operation, zone mapping

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
John Deer; provided content and equipment assistance.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting -- Crop Production (111)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations -- Agricultural Equipment Operators (45-2091)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
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:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
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 280 holds a Masters degree and numerous years in Agriculture and managing in agriculture equipment dealership. 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
  • 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:
agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting


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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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