NAAE211 Farm Power and Machinery - JANJUN2022

The course is geared at equiping students with knowledge on the various farm power sources and machinery used on the farm.The course begins with an appraisal of the various farm operations and the types of equipment that are availble to carry then out. Students then look at the various power sources that can be used, and how they are harnessed and utilized. The course continues to look in greater detail at varius types of farm implements, their operation and management. It closes with an appraisal of the factors that are considered for selection. During the course students get some hands on skills in tractor driving and operation with equipment, production of biogass, use of solar dryer and solar plates and also visits to industries that manufacture farm implements.