AGR1256 RECORD MANAGEMENT
3 Credit Hours
This course is open to all students.
AGR1256 - Record Management (3 hrs.)
An introduction to different record keeping techniques used in breeding, production, financial and general book keeping on a farm or ranch.
The purpose of this course is to give the agricultural student a good grasp of record keeping skills.
Upon completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify different record keeping systems.
- Recognize and defend the importance of accurate record keeping.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of different record systems to be used in each scenario.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of technological record keeping, written records, and data entry for both systems.
Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:
The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.
UNIT 1: Introduction to Record Keeping
Outcomes: Student will identify different record keeping systems.
- Identify various record keeping systems and methods.
- Define the usage of various different record systems
- Identify the difference between a pedigree system and financial system
UNIT 2: Animal Record Keeping
Outcomes: Student will recognize and defend the importance of accurate record keeping.
- Explain the importance of pedigree records.
- Demonstrate knowledge of performance records.
- Demonstrate knowledge of financial record keeping.
- Identify and explain data entry positions.
- Employ EPD Data Entry.
- Demonstrate actual performance records entry.
- Complete financial data entry.
- Demonstrate the identification of production records, and proper entry.
UNIT 3: Agronomy Record Keeping
Outcomes: Demonstrate basic knowledge of different record systems to be used in each scenario.
- Perform production data collection.
- Explain the necessity of fertilizer and insecticide usage data keeping.
- Perform crop rotation data entry.
- Complete financial data entry.
- Explain the necessity of equipment maintenance and fuel usage data.
UNIT 4: Utilization of Data
Outcomes: Students will demonstrate basic knowledge of technological record keeping, written records, and data entry for both systems.
- Demonstrate and perform interpretation of data entry into a computer system.
- Discuss and demonstrate knowledge of written data entry.
- Demonstrate the understanding of acronyms and symbols of data entry.
Varies, refer to syllabus.
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Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
Maximum class size:
Based on classroom occupancy.
Course Time Frame:
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Refer to the following policies:
402.00 Academic Code of Conduct
263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades
403.00 Student Code of Conduct
Disability Services Program:
Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.