Advanced Agricultural Equipment Technologies

Course Information

AET-208

Credit Hours: 3

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

An advanced study of theories of operation, testing and repair of precision farming tools, including global positioning systems, guidance systems, steering control systems, yield mapping/monitoring, field documentation, map based seeding, and tillage machine controls. Precision seeding and fertilizer, and chemical application equipment will be covered. Chemical application equipment such as self-propelled sprayers will be included as an important part of this course.