PLSC 138: Agronomic Technologies

Class Program
Credits 3
This course will cover materials needed by students seeking careers that utilize modern agricultural equipment. Topics included in the class include: crop protectant application practices and personal protective equipment; commercial driver's license pre-trip inspections and written test preparations; seed meter, granular applicator, drill and planter calibration; harvest equipment calibration and adjustment; anhydrous ammonia safe handling practices; pesticide compatibility testing; tank mixing procedures; sprayer calibration methods; sprayer nozzles; storage, rinsing, and disposal of pesticide containers; and related topics. (F)