Precision agronomy

Course details

Name:Precision Agronomy
Description:This training program provides functional, practical training in precision agronomy relevant to local climate and industries.
Cost:Pre-approved applicants will be funded through the National AgSkilled training program.
Course aim:To enable farmers and advisors to utilise existing services and data to receive better functionality, integration and return on investment.
Length:This is a four day course conducted over two workshops including an online component.
Course program/structure:
  • Planning and managing Variable Rate Applications
  • Interpreting NDVI (Normalised Difference Vegetation Index) and Yield Data on farm
  • Agronomic principles, interpreting soil maps and samples to match soils and fertilisers
  • Calibrate, prepare and use Variable Rate spreading equipment
  • Introducing GPS Guidance, variable rate controllers and auto steer technologies
Resources and method of delivery:Workbook and reference publications provided.
This course is delivered mostly face to face and includes online components.
Accreditation:

This course is aligned to national units of competencies:

  • AHCWRK502 Collect and manage data
  • AHCAGB402 Analyse and interpret production data
  • AHCSOL402 Develop a soil use map for a property
  • AHCMOM306 Ground spread fertilizer and soil ameliorant
  • AHCMOM311 Operate precision control technology
farm machinery

Register

Apply now for participation in this course with your preferred location and dates. Numbers are limited and you need to apply 30 days prior to Workshop 1.

Download the Precision Agronomy course brochure PDF, 763.85 KB

Contact

Phone: Matt Notley 0434 273 888
Phone: Simone McCarthy 02 4939 8862

      Current scheduled courses

      course date
      Yanco 22nd Nov 2017

      Location

      Yanco

      When
      22nd Nov 2017 - 23rd Nov 2017

      Extra details for this date
      Workshop 2 dates: 20-21 Dec 2017

      or call Simone McCarthy on 02 4939 8862

      course date
      Trangie 29th Nov 2017

      Location

      Trangie

      When
      29th Nov 2017 - 30th Nov 2017

      Extra details for this date
      Workshop 2 dates: 17-18 Jan 2018

      or call Simone McCarthy on 02 4939 8862

      course date
      Condobolin 6th Dec 2017

      Location

      Condobolin

      When
      6th Dec 2017 - 7th Dec 2017

      Extra details for this date
      Workshop 2 dates: 31 Jan - 1 Feb 2018

      or call Simone McCarthy on 02 4939 8862

      course date
      Yanco 13th Dec 2017

      Location

      Yanco

      When
      13th Dec 2017 - 14th Dec 2017

      Extra details for this date
      Workshop 2 dates: 7-8 Feb 2018

      or call Simone McCarthy on 02 4939 8862