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Course details

Syllabus
Using precision farming technology for optimal yield, cost and profit
Code
PR20
Designed for
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.
Entry requirement
Able to demonstrate practical experience
Dates and locations
Register interest
Price
£225 + VAT
Duration: 
A one day classroom-based course
CPD points
8 BASIS points; 1 NRoSO point
Author: 
Dr Ivan Grove, Principal Lecturer, Harper Adams University
Content

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