Course

Farm Power and Machinery

Description: 

The course focuses on the various sources of energy for agricultural activities. The farm tractor and the various implements and machinery for crop production, machinery use and cost analysis will also be covered. It will also expose students to the practical aspect of farm power and machinery in particular; the components of the engine, the transmission, electrical, cooling and fuel/exhaust systems will be studied. Students will also have the opportunity to observe how implements are hitched to tractors and tractor operation.