Graduate Outcomes - Riverland

Precision Agriculture

Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:

  • Demonstrate an applied understanding of the principles of agronomy and soil science and their application to agricultural science and precision agriculture.
  • Demonstrate an applied understanding of the principles of crop production and their application to agricultural science and precision agriculture.
  • Demonstrate an applied understanding of the principles of agribusiness and their application to agricultural science and precision agriculture.
  • Effectively communicate the concepts, applications, advantages and disadvantages of precision agriculture technologies including the monitoring and managing of soil, crops and pastures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in technical knowledge and skills commonly used in precision agriculture and the ability to apply the principles of remote sensing in a wide range of agricultural applications, including field, crop, and pasture systems.
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a range of proximal soil, plant and animal sensors including: electromagnetic induction survey, active optical biomass sensors, yield monitors, on-the-go quality sensors and autonomous livestock monitoring technologies.
  • Apply precision agriculture solutions to a range of biological and production problems, while demonstrating an understanding of the benefits and limitations of these applied technologies and the ability to provide solutions in production systems.
  • Demonstrate the application of cognitive skills to review, consolidate, analyze and synthesize knowledge to identify and provide solutions to complex problems in a variety of contexts.

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