MG2003 Equipment and Asset Management

April 1, 2022

Efficient farm operations depend on strategic selection and maintenance of machinery, equipment and buildings. Students examine the various equipment required for tillage, planting, fertilization, chemical application, harvesting, housing and storage. Topics include capital asset financial justification, procurement methods and financing. Working with producers, students create practical maintenance schedules and procedures to increase overall profitability and sustainability. Combining class activities and interactive demonstrations with equipment suppliers, students explore safe procedures for operation, maintenance and adjustments of farm equipment

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