Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Calculate acreage of a variety of parcel slopes.

2. Determine the required trees and vines per acre.

3. Calculate plant populations.

4. Calculate volumes of tanks, silos, bins, fuel tanks,
    and storage areas.

5. Calibrate drills, planters, sprayers, and fertilizer
    applicators.

6. Calculate water flow.


7. Determine metric conversions.

Classroom disturbances: 

Cell phones are to be turned off while in the classroom.  If you are seen using a cell phone, you will be asked to leave the lecture.  In addition, no other electronic devices may be used in the class.

INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES 

MJC Agriculture Farm Lab - West Campus & Beckwith Laboratory
Library - 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Monday - Thursday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. – Friday
Library Computer Lab
Career Development Center - 575-6239

Course Schedule (tentative) 

1. Area
     a. Acres
     b. Plants, trees, vines per acre
     c. Paint requirements
     d. Landscaped areas 

2. Volume 
            a. Tanks, silos, grain bins, bulk bins, fuel

                  tanks, fertilizer storage
            b. Concrete 

3. Calibration of Equipment
            a. Grain drills
            b. Planters
            c. Sprayers
            d. Fertilizer applicators
            e. Turf and ornamental equipment 

4. Irrigation Problems
            a. Water flow
            b. Calculations for different irrigation methods 

5. Metric System
            a. Weight
            b. Measures

6. English System
            a. Weight
            b. Measures 

7. Pest Control Advisor's Recommendations
            a. Nurse tanks
            b. Sprayer tanks 

8. Chemical Labels
            a. Mixing instructions
            b. Personal Protective Equipment 


              April 30, 2020    FINAL EXAM

Homework #1

Homework #2 

Lab Notebook Instructions      

MJC Degree Application 

MJC Certificate Application

 

 

 

Instructor information

Instructor

Mr. Mike Morales

office hours

M      10:30 – 1:30 & 1:45 – 2:45      
W        7:00 – 8:00 & 3:00 – 4:00
TH       1:30 – 2:30     

email

moralesmi@mjc.edu

telephone

209 575-6209

office

ACE Building