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eScout takes guesswork out of crop scouting

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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 reports, integrates with agronomy software, and provides users with high quality scouting information. With multiple user privileges, GPS navigation, and agronomic calculators, the app helps agriculture professionals manage workflow and increase efficiency of their scouting team from one platform.

Easy to use for both experienced and inexperienced scouting teams, the new app takes the guesswork out of crop scouting. Through a series of systematic questions, the app narrows down a comprehensive database of weeds, insects, disorders, and diseases with high-quality pictures, pest background, life cycle, and threshold information to ensure correct identification, and provides the option to switch to pick-lists for faster identification giving each scout the information they need to complete jobs quickly and accurately.

“As demand spikes for quality scouting services, we’re proud to provide agriculture professionals with innovative and cost-effective tools to help bolster their bottom lines,” said Wade Barnes, President and CEO of Farmers Edge. “Fundamentally, our vision is to bring more precision services and solutions to growers across the globe through our expanding network of representatives. Together, we can work towards shifting the industry from precision to decision agriculture.”

To download eScout, visit the app store here.

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