Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture

The CE Precision Agriculture classes will utilize both classroom and outdoor lab components to provide students with an introductory look at the fundamentals of Precision Agriculture.

-Class 1 students will learn the benefits of precision agriculture, examine the use of global positioning systems (GPS) and the equipment/techniques used to map. They will also learn to map a boundaries, points and flags.

-Class 2 students will learn how to use a geographic information systems (GIS), import data, create a grid over existing map data, and analyze data to create a variable rate application (VRA) prescription.

Must be 18 years of age and older. Space is limited to 10 participants. Cost: $150.

The instructor, Reynold Alde, has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a focus in Agriculture Systems Technology from Murray State University. He applies this knowledge in his work with Mullins Farms in Shabbona.

  Dates Days Time Cost Location Course code
Class 1 TBD T/TH 6:00pm-8:00pm $150 Kishwaukee College-B1277 TBD
Class 2 TBD T/TH 6:00pm-8:00pm $150 Kishwaukee College-B1277 TBD

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
To register, please email:
mgallagher1@kish.edu or call Melissa Gallagher at (815) 825-9466.