AGRI 290:Advanced Precision Farming: Spring Operations

Emphasis on maximizing the use and implementation of common precision agricultural equipment used in planting, spraying, in-season fertilization, field scouting, tissue analysis and any other application of technical inputs for today’s production of commodities, with a focus on spring and summer applications. Safe operations, setup, maximizing the efficient use of precision agricultural equipment for tillage, planting equipment, GPS data management systems and guidance systems will be covered.
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. High Plains Implement; core 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:
  • 2nd 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 290 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

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