The qualified Nutrient Management Plan is a best management practice that serves as a tool to help make sound management decisions. These decisions can lead to maximized production and profit. The class will cover plan implementation using nutrient management computer software. Upon completion of the class, producers will have a qualified plan that meets state requirements, as well as available cost-share opportunities. It is highly recommended that you have current soil tests meeting UW-Publication A2100.
Provides instruction to develop a nutrient management plan that will meet the NRCS 590 Standard requirements. Participants will enter soil test information into the software program SNAP-Plus and develop a plan based on the data provided. This course is intended for students who have already completed the Nutrient Management Planning 12-hour full course.
Introduces learners to the concepts and applications of computer illustration in the field of graphic communications. Learners will use Adobe Illustrator in the creation and manipulation of vector graphics for use in print, web and motion graphics.
Applies skills learned in Press Systems and Advanced Press Operations and puts them into practice in a commercial printing environment. Learners will handle and produce actual printing orders using the procedures followed in the commercial printing plant. Learners will be responsible for identifying production requirements, establishing standards, learning customer relation skills and producing actual jobs from pre-press through press work, finishing and delivery of the job.
Explore the software, systems and processes used in planning and producing personalized and integrated cross-media projects. Learners will work with databases, layout issues, dynamic content, and variable data digital printing and personalization techniques.
Explore digital video and much of the technology and skills used to produce digital movies. The course will cover digital video equipment, digital video formats, pre-production, video capture, audio capture, editing and rendering and outputting digital video.
Explore current and emerging technologies for postpress operations in bindery and finishing. Learners will perform postpress production on a variety of types of printed products. Learners will also develop skills in job planning from the postpress perspective, paper and paper calculations, quality control in post press, equipment operation and efficiency and productivity in post press.
Develops a professional portfolio of work for use in job search and acquisition. Learners create physical and digital portfolios for professional marketing and job search. Learners examine job search processes, produce a resume, develop interview skills, investigate industry work ethics and standards and participate in mock interviews.
Analyzes offset, digital, flexographic and large format printing as learners work on projects within an individual and team environment. Four-color process and the PMS color system along with other printing concepts will be explained. Learners should take Introduction to Printing (10-204-112) before this course, or have prior knowledge of the printing industry.