Need for drainage
Challenges to make drainage work
Field drainage system
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- Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen
- Drainage in Agriculture Controlling Water and Salt Levels in the Soil
Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil
Learn how to better manage agricultural water. Enrol now for the Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course offered by edX.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 18-20 Hours Per Week
Unpredictable climate changes have resulted in extreme rainfall. To get rid of excess water and to protect agricultural land, a new methodology and a better drainage system are a necessity. The Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course is designed to cater to the needs of agricultural water management, irrigation, and land management.
Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil certification course is taught by experts in this field. The educators will put forward a practical guide through which the learners can gain impactful new insights. From drainage design to hydrological principles than from maintenance to implementation, each aspect is thoroughly explained in the modules. The main value of its course lies in the integration of all these knowledge and analyses through the lens of current changes in the drainage system.
On completing the course, the learners can assess greater value from their work. The learners will be capable enough to design their innovative drainage system once they get an idea from an overall perspective. The modules are integrated and designed in such a way that it is applicable in any country with the benefit of a verified certificate.
Self-paced online mode
Offered by Wageningen University
Taught by professionals and university professors
Duration of 5 weeks
Advanced level of course
Medium is English language
Can be accessed for free
Investment of 15 to 20 hours a week is needed
- Video transcript
- Discussion forum
- Picture map
Course And certificate fees
Type of course
The willing students can check these points given below:
- The course can be accessed for free but for a certificate Rs. 3,581 will be the payment requirement.
Fees for Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course:
Amount in Rs.
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Who it is for
This course is designed to cater to the knowledge requirements for better management of agricultural land and water management. Given below information on who if avail the course, can be especially benefited:
- Learners who desire to help protect the agricultural land
- Learners who wish to implement their knowledge in their immediate surroundings.
- Agricultural engineers, Irrigation professionals, Hydrologists, Water manager, Agricultural policymakers
A Bachelor’s degree in agricultural water or land management is preferred. Any similar programme will also be preferred. The enrolled students will be assumed to have basic knowledge of hydraulics, hydrology, irrigation, agricultural water management, soil chemicals, physical process, and also biological process.
Certification Qualifying details
For Certification of Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course, the willing students will have to complete their graded assignment given in the modules. A passing grade is required which will be added to their final grade. The grades can be tracked on the Progress page. For the verified certificate an amount of 3,579 rupees will be the payment.
What you will learn
The Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course is specifically designed to enrich the existing knowledge in agriculture and its better management. Listed below are some points on this course:
The learners will get a good grasp of the drainage system
The role of drainage in an agricultural water system is thoroughly taught
The learners will be able to operate better control by creating better drainage design
The learners can understand better the differences in steady and unsteady approaches.
The learners will be able to formulate better drainage criteria
The effects of agricultural soil salinization and its further effects on the global population will be taught to the candidates
Better tools to manage the increase in water levels every year
Knowing how to create a positive impact on one’s environment
The learners will get a complete idea of how to apply this knowledge into practical usage
Learning to own one’s responsibility and make preparations for global climate changes
Admission for this course is done through online mode. Given below are the steps:
Step 1: Browse and click on this URL- https://www.edx.org/course/drainage-in-agriculture-controlling-water-and-sa-2 and there on the page you can enrol.
Step 2: First register your self if not already registered then proceed to log in.
Step 3: Then choose to pursue the course as an audit learner or as a verified one.
Step 4: Immediate accessibility to the verified learner. This option will ask to pay the fee immediately.
Step 5: The learners on the audit can upgrade their course to become verifiable for a certificate at any time before finishing the course.
Drainage Concepts and Benefits
Drainage Hydrological Principles
Drainage design equation
Preparation design equation
Drainage Salinity and Sodicity
Introduction to salinization
Management of saline soils
Drainage water quality and modeling salinization
Salt balance of rootzone
General aspects of saline and sodic soils
Drainage, implementation and operation & maintenance
Materials and auxiliary structures for drainage system installation equipment
Installation equipment for drainage
Operation & maintenance of drainage system
Installation methods of drainage system
Implementation modes. Tender procedures and system layout options
Drainage in Agricultural water Management
Re-use of drainage water
Stakeholders in drainage
Retain, store, discharge
Controlled drainage in irrigated agriculture
For scholarship or financial assistance, edX offers a 90% discount on verified certificates of most courses. Only a few are not eligible for that purpose. An enrolled student can be approved five times in twelve months for this financial aid. The willing students for Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course will have to enrol as an audit learner, then fill up the financial assistance application. In the application give your annual household income range and write three essays of word limit around 200-300. When accepted the student will be given a coupon of 90 % discount.
How it helps
The Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil course by edX is a complete package for professionals of this field. The practical methods taught here could be implemented right away in any part of the country. The knowledge garnered through this course will add value to the further progression of the professional’s career. Through the engagement in the course’s discussion forum and real-life experience, the subjects can be better understood, enabling you to stand straight and deal with real life professional problems.
Considering the self-paced online mode of the Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil online course, the learners can learn anywhere and without much hassle. The learners can access through two modes: Audit learner and verified learner. The Audit learner mode is free of cost.
The Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil certificate offered by edX is a verified one and purposeful. The Certificate will contain the logo of the University and will be verified by the instructor. A certificate from one of the top agricultural universities, Wageningen University, is marketable. The certificate can be availed through the verified track. The shareable certificate is an added benefit for anyone’s Linkedin profile and also for other resources. This helps by adding weightage to your CVs or profiles and helping you get recruited by the companies you've always wanted to be a part of.
To apply for financial assistance Firstly enrol in the Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil programme then choose the audit learner option. The audit learner will have to apply in the financial Assistance Application, they provide annual financial income and write three essays 200-300 each.
The candidate can ask the edX support system given on the website.
Certificates are issued in under a week. A link appears on the Programme Details Page. You can check on your dashboard, Programme’s tab.
It is self-paced. Learners can learn without hassle in their preferred time
Yes, the candidates will have to verify by sending a clicked picture in a well-lit surrounding. Along with it, an Id will be asked for verification.
For the certificate, the candidates will have to pay 3,581 rupees
The candidates can address their problems on assignments on discussion forums where they clear all their doubts.
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