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Precision agronomy training course - Deniliquin, Temora

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26 Jun 2018 (All day)
5 Jul 2018 (All day)
7 Aug 2018 (All day)
14 Aug 2018 (All day)
This Precision Agronomy Training Program provides functional, practical training in precision agronomy relevant to local climate and industries.
This is a four day course conducted over two 2-day workshops, plus an online component. The workshop dates are:
Workshop 1: 26-27 June 2018
Workshop 2: 7-8 Aug 2018
Workshop 1: 5-6 July 2018 
Workshop 2: 14-15 Aug 2018
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.
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.
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
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