InField Updates tool helps growers with corn intended for silage

· August 7, 2018

A new in-app tool called InField Updates has been created to help growers dial in the harvest timeline of corn intended for silage. Released by Wisconsin-based Rock River Laboratory, the tool allows nutritionists, agronomists, and their growers to review timely fresh Dry Matter (DM), Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF), and Starch statistics geographically, to determine the optimal chopping […]

New Monsanto app to help with applying XtendiMax Herbicide

· February 28, 2018

Monsanto has launched a free mobile app aimed at helping growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology. The RRXtend Spray App provides location-specific weather forecasts, digital record keeping capabilities, and educational resources related to the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System. The app is available on the Apple App Store and on Google Play. […]

Teen creates Apple Watch app to prevent farm workers deaths

· November 16, 2017

After her great-grandmother died because of conditions in the field, a California teen is fighting to reduce the high numbers of heat illness and deaths among farm workers in her beloved Central Valley through an Apple Watch app. Faith Florez, a 17-year old senior in high school and the granddaughter of farm workers, created the […]

Calculating manure application rates? Illinois has an app

· November 14, 2017

For producers using manure as a natural fertilizer, calculating the right manure application rate can be a time-consuming process. However that’s not the case in Illinois anymore — the state now has an app for that. Dr. Ted Funk, Agricultural Engineering Consultant for the Illinois Pork Producers Association has been charged with developing an Illinois […]

Moocall releases innovative herd management app

· August 29, 2017

Moocall‘s newest mobile app shows exactly how “smart” herd management can be — and it’s free. To best help beef and dairy farmers manage their breeding and keep track of their herd, the just-released Breedmanager app doesn’t look at the herd as a whole, but rather breaks it up into “smart lists.” These smart lists filter the […]

USDA employees have ethics question? There’s an app for that

· August 24, 2017

The USDA has unveiled a new mobile application for Apple and Android devices to provide Executive Branch employees answers to questions about government ethics issues. The USDA Ethics App is the first of its kind in the federal government and reaffirms U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s commitment to applying President Trump’s government-wide ethics standards […]

Soil warm enough to plant? Climate app can answer

· July 14, 2017

Want to keep better track of the climate conditions around you? A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application that allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area and better plan for the current year. “We wanted to make an application that addresses […]

eScout takes guesswork out of crop scouting

· July 7, 2017

Farmers Edge has added a new advanced app-based scouting tool to their product portfolio – eScout. The app aims to help agriculture professionals strengthen their business through enhanced agronomic services that support their customers in making more informed and timely farm management decisions. Equipped with tools to monitor and address field conditions, eScout generates real-time […]

RDO to now feature live video AgriSync app

· April 7, 2017

RDO Equipment Co.’s expert advisors can now deliver additional support and problem solving remotely through any smartphone, thanks to a new partnership with AgriSync. “We’re thrilled to partner with RDO Equipment Co.,” says Casey Niemann, president of AgriSync, Inc. “As technology in agriculture continues to advance, AgriSync will help the experts at RDO Equipment Co. […]

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