New USDA Ag Census Maps App Puts Info in Farmers’ Hands

John Davis Leave a Comment

A new tool offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will let producers see and analyze more data. The agency’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is now offering the Ag Census Web Maps application, a dynamic online tool that gives users rapid access to Census of Agriculture maps and data about crops and plants, livestock and animals, economics, farms, and …

Agribusiness, Apps, USDA

TekWear Selected for Ag Accelerator Program

Jamie Johansen 1 Comment

TekWear, LLC is one of 11 ag technology start-up companies selected to participate in the premier three-month VilCap USA: Agriculture 2014 entrepreneurial development program in Louisville, Ky. The program supports early-stage ventures that increase agricultural resource efficiency and helps find business solutions to challenges facing farmers, ranchers, and rural, low-wealth populations. Bruce Rasa, CEO and founder of TekWear, LLC, says …

Agribusiness, Apps, Company Announcement, Technology

Using CAFOweb on Your Dairy Operation

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Dairy farmers in New Mexico are using a great new tool called CAFOweb. The online data management tool allows dairy farmers to better manage nitrogen. As Tara Vander Dussen and Jay Lazarus explained, nitrogen from manure solids and/or effluent can leach into the ground water is not applied at agronomic rates. In other words, said Lazarus, most dairies were not …

Agribusiness, Apps, Dairy, Verdesian

My American Farm App

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

If you want to play My American Farm on your smartphone or tablet, there’s a new app for that. The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new version of its popular My American Farm app for iPads, Android tablets and Kindle Fire. The app is available for download on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The new version …

AFBF, Ag Group, Apps

Updated AgWired App

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

If you have the AgWired App or don’t have it, now’s a good time to update it or download it. We’ve just finished an AgWired App update for iOS and Android to keep up with changes in those platforms. New functionality is being researched for our next update. You can get it free in the iTunes Store or Google Play. …

Apps

Enlist™ Ahead app for Enlist Weed Control System

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Dow AgroSciences unveiled, the Enlist™ Ahead app offers growers and applicators vital herbicide application information from a single source. The app, designed for use with the Enlist Weed Control System, is a precision agriculture tool for maximizing weed control performance, managing weed resistance and making responsible applications of Enlist Duo™ herbicide with Colex-D™ Technology. Regulatory approvals are pending for the …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Apps, Dow AgroScience, Herbicide

InfoAg App

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If you’re an agnerd and planning to attend the 2014 InfoAg Conference in July add the InfoAg App to your mobile device. The conference is only a few weeks from now and a reason to get the app before you go is so you can create your own “program” of workshops and presentations that you want to attend. The app …

Apps, Precision Agriculture