3.5 Summer Grain Crops and Cotton

R1,200.00

This course covers:

Maize

Sorghum

Millet and

Cotton

Category:

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

COTTON

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Understand the development of the cotton plant and the importance of the climatic and soil
conditions and requirements.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
Understand the importance of land preparation, variety choice, fertilization and planting of a cotton crop.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Understand the soil nutrient, fertilisation and land preparation requirements for maize production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
The learner will learn and identify weeds, diseases and pests and the importance of weed and pest control.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
The learner will be able to manage irrigation of cotton and understand the harvesting and marketing process.

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

MAIZE

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Identify and understand the different types and cultivars of maize.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
Understand the implications of irrigated and dryland maize as well as the different production forms such as maize for seed and silage.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Understand the soil nutrient, fertilisation and land preparation requirements for maize production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
Identify and understanding the appropriate planting strategy, weed, pest and disease control
systems for maize production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
Identify the most appropriate harvesting, handling and marketing strategy for maize.

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

MILLET

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Understand the importance of variety choice and planting millet which should include row spacing’s, depth of planting, planting dates and amount of seed to plant.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
The learner will learn and understand the climatic requirements and fertilisation of millet.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Understand the soil nutrient, fertilization and land preparation requirements for maize production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
The learner will be able to identify the importance of disease and pest management and be able to identify disease and pests in millet.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
Understand the different harvesting methods and uses of millet including beer production, silageand stockfeed.

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

SORGHUM

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Understand the importance of variety choice and planting sorghum which should include row
spacing’s, depth of planting, planting dates and amount of seed to plant.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
The learner will learn and understand the climatic requirements and fertilization of sorghum.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Understand the soil nutrient, fertilization and land preparation requirements for maize production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
The learner will learn and identify the importance of disease and pest management and be able to identify disease and pests in sorghum.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
Understand the different harvesting methods and uses of sorghum including beer production, silage and stock feed

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