Course Category: Farm Management
Price: R2,500.00 Incl. VAT
Supply and demand. Elasticity. World marketing. Functions of the middleman. Price cycles in agricultural produce. Agricultural Marketing.
Aligned to Unit Standard 116684 NQF Level 4 Credits 3
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Understand the importance of power rating of tractors, types of tractors and different types of trailers used.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
Understand the different types of ploughs and ploughing which includes marking out, finishing,ploughing the headland, round and round ploughing, one-way ploughing and minimum tillage.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
The learner will learn and identify cultivating machinery such as disc harrows, cultivators, rollers,ridgers and levellers.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
Understand and be able to identify the different seed drills and planters.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
The learner will be able to manage fertiliser distributors, crop sprayers and silage machinery.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6
The learner will be able to manage hay making machinery such as mowers, conditioning machines and balers and been able to handle bales.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7
The learner will be able to identify and understand the harvesting machinery such as combine harvesters and identify other harvesting machinery and other machines.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 8
Understand and implement barn machinery, care of machinery and tractor outputs.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 9
The learner will be able to understand the different milking machines such as the bucket plant,pipeline milking and milking parlours.