Using precision farming technology for optimal yield, cost and profit
Individuals who wish to understand how to appraise key precision technologies and set priorities for investment, based on understanding the value of the output to the farm business.
Able to demonstrate practical experience
Dates and locations
£225 + VAT
A one day classroom-based course
8 BASIS points; 1 NRoSO point
Dr Ivan Grove, Principal Lecturer, Harper Adams University
Classroom module 1 (half day) – Introducing the technology:
- an introduction to the equipment, tools and skills needed to implement precision farming technologies including mapping and imaging technologies, variable rate applications and GPS guidance;
- best practice approaches to integrating the data generated by precision systems into agronomic decisions;
- the costs and benefits of precision technologies to the farm business.
Classroom module 2 (half day) – Precision farming technologies:
- developing the understanding of the different technologies.
Trainers are accredited by ARTIS
Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate