Farm Machinery/Building (FMB208)

Course Memo

Mechanization, its role and the factors that promote or hinder it, are examined. Machines/ equipment used in various aspects of production and power sources for farm operation are reviewed; Principles of organization and layout of field/sheltered spaces and adaptations facilitating mechanization are explored. The purpose for and erection of agricultural buildings, appropriate application of materials, machinery management, maintenance and safety issues are covered.