Agriculture-Mechanics

AGM-151 - FARM EQUIPMENT ADJUSTMENT

Lecture: 0

Lab: 4

Credit: 2

Students will utilize the operator's manual to find information concerning the operation, lubrication and adjustment sections. Combine operations will be addressed as follows: perform initial calibration settings for wheat, corn and soybeans; determine type and amount of losses of grain and make adjustments to minimize those losses; and utilize the GPS unit to create GIS referenced yield data.

AGM-155 - FARM EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 2

Credit: 2

This course deals with fitting farm equipment to the farming unit and the repair of farm equipment.

AGM-157 - MACHINERY MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Student will utilize the operator's manual to find information concerning operation, lubrication and adjustment sections. In addition, students will properly adjust and operate the following equipment: 1) row crop cultivator; 2) square baler; 3) disc/harrow; 4) field cultivator. Course will also address safe handling procedures and the use of herbicides, calibration of the field sprayer for proper operation and adjusting the grain drill to plant soybeans and small seeds.

AGM-203 - AGRICULTURAL WELDING

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

A shop course dealing with welding.

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