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This course exposes students to the fundamentals of farm equipment operation, maintenance, and repair.
This course may be for you if you are interested in: farming, equipment, and mechanical work.
Students in Mechanized Agriculture learn how to safely maintain and repair components on tractors, combines, planters, wagons, and various other farm equipment.
Students will problem solve and work through issues and develop troubleshooting techniques that are transferable across many fields.
Students who complete this course gain valuable experience for entry level ag positions.
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Cayne, Woodbine Sophomore, is passionate about farming. Cayne chose the mechanized agriculture courses because he wants to make sure he has all the skills he can learn.
He plans to take over the family farm, and does plenty of work on the farm already. Equipment maintenance and repair helps ensure everything is running smoothly with less downtime.“During harvest this year a belt on our combine broke and caused it to get super plugged. I knew how to fix the problem thanks to the class. This class has helped me learn so much about farming that I didn’t know."