Understanding the basics of Agriculture - Practical approach (MC015)

Agribusiness


Description

Agriculture as you all know is the activity of crop production by sowing seeds, nurturing the plants and finally harvesting the crop. This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals Agriculture to other supporting and decision making activities along with Sowing, Producing and Harvesting. This course will take you through all the practical elements of agriculture and provides insights on how to manage the entire agriculture production life cycle.

This course is expected to deliver on the following learning objectives:
1. Understanding of Agricultural operations
2. Managing the agriculture inputs and operations to reap a bumper harvest
3. Marketing the harvest to realize profitable returns

Although this course can be beneficial for anyone interested in the topic, it is targeted for:
1. Entrepreneurs who have decided to create value in agriculture value chains
2. Young Managers with 0-5 Years of experience
3. Agriculture students who aspire to be industry-ready
4. Fresh Graduates and undergraduates of non-agri disciplines

This video material in this course can be covered within 2 hours and the important highlights and takeaways from this course are made available for download.

For any specific questions related to the course do not hesitate to reach out to learner@agribusiness.academy

Content
  • SETTING THE STAGE
  • Meet the Speaker (00:30)
  • A Walk-through the Course (03:54)
  • Agriculture: Why is it interesting? (05:11)
  • What might interest you in Agriculture? (PDF)
  • Understanding Agricultural Operations (01:23)
  • Knowledge Booster Set - 1
  • PRODUCTION PLANNING
  • Crop Planning-I: Overview (01:49)
  • Variety Selection (01:39)
  • Land Preparation & Manure Application (03:20)
  • Seed Purchase & Treatment (05:18)
  • Fertilizer Purchase & Application (04:24)
  • Sowing: Timing, Spacing & Transplanting (06:59)
  • Agricultural Activities - Phase I (PDF)
  • Knowledge Booster - 2
  • PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
  • Crop Planning-II: Overview (03:13)
  • Weed Management (03:13)
  • Weedicide Application (02:18)
  • Field Visits by Farmers (00:29)
  • Pest & Disease Diagnosis (03:14)
  • Pesticide Purchase & Application (03:54)
  • Irrigation (04:25)
  • Stress Management (05:32)
  • Flowering & Fruiting Management (04:59)
  • Agricultural Activities Phase II (PDF)
  • Knowledge Booster - 3
  • POST PRODUCTION
  • Harvesting & Post-Harvest Activities (05:02)
  • Grading & Sorting (00:56)
  • Packing & Packaging (01:07)
  • Marketing (03:18)
  • Agricultural Activities - Phase III (PDF)
  • Knowledge Booster set - 4
  • your FEEDBACK
  • How did you enjoy this Learning Product?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed