Precision agronomy

Course details

Name:Precision Agronomy
Description:

This training program provides functional, practical training in precision agronomy relevant to local climate and industries. Precision agronomy course brochure PDF, 1568.23 KB

Cost:Pre-approved applicants will be funded through the NSW 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. If you are an agronomist, advisor, or farmer who utilises technology then this course will be highly beneficial to you, your clients, and your business.
Length:This is a four day course conducted over two workshops plus 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 a blended delivery of face to face and online.

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 (online module)
  • AHCMOM311 Operate precision control technology
  • AHCBUS301 Use hand held e-business tools
farm machinery

2019 dates/locations (coming soon)

Narrabri  Applications Closed
Workshop 1: 5-6 November 2018 
Workshop 2: 10-11 December 2018

Apply now for participation in this course with your preferred location and dates. Numbers are limited and you need to apply 25 days prior to Workshop 1.

More information

Enquire here

Phone: Matt Notley 0434 273 888
Phone: Charlie Bell  02 4939 8875