Introduction to Precision Agriculture
What you'll learn
- Students should be able to speak intelligently about topics in the precision agriculture industry
- This is an entry level course which will require no previous knowledge or skills.
Have you ever wondered how food is grown in today's world of high tech machines? In this course you will learn how technology is used in the world of agriculture and how it creates a sustainable, affordable food source. We will dive deep into precision agriculture and explore complex topics such as GPS and Yield Monitoring in a conceptual format.
Who this course is for:
- This course is geared towards anyone in the agricultural field and is also good for anyone wanting to learn about technology in agriculture
Derek is a Illinois native with a B.S. in Agricultural Systems Technology from Southern Illinois University. He currently resides in the West Tennessee area where he is an industry professional in the Precision Agriculture industry. Derek has spent the last 6 years in industry obtaining experience that will make this course valuable to you. He sees real world scenarios on a daily basis which helps him to understand how products really work in the field. Derek enjoys many things during his free time including yard work, reading and doing research on various topics, and traveling.