Mechanical Transplanter Systems

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This course gives participants the necessary skills in using mechanical transplanter from nursery to crop establishment.

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Objectives

  • Proficiency in using mechanical transplanter
  • Gain skills in establishing and managing nursery
  • Understand land preparation requirement for effective crop establishment

Key Modules

  • Basic rice agronomy (irrigated transplanted rice)
  • Agronomy of mechanically transplanted rice
  • Safety procedures
  • Different transplanting machines
  • Nursery preparation and management
  • Potential business model (transplanting and nursery)
  • Field practice of using mechanical transplanter

Target Audience

  • End users
  • Contractors
  • NARES
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)
  • Intermediaries (public, private, researchers, extension agents, suppliers)