Agriculture Computer Support


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Computer Equipment Requests

Please use our equipment request form to submit any computer equipment requests that are NOT a part of the annual Extension equipment orders or the county cost-share program.

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FFA Shared Drive

To map a cluster computer to get access to the Z drive where your resources and personal folders are, first, open the Chrome browser. Do not use Firefox, Edge or another browser.

Review these instructions before you click on the link at the bottom of this page.

When you click on the link, Windows may display a warning indicating the publisher is unknown. If you see this screen, click on the More Info link (in the red circle in this screen capture).

Windows Protect Screen

Once you've clicked on the More Info link, a second button labeled Run Anyway should be visible. Click this button to run the tool.

Run Anyway Button

A few seconds later, you should see this screen:
FFA Tool Text

The tool has completed, and you are connected. Press any key to make the window disappear.


Click here to download the tool for connecting to the FFA shared drive.

Now you may use any browser to access the Z folder and the software you need to complete and save your practicum.

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