iPad 2 Review

Chuck Zimmerman

I got the new iPad 2 yesterday and thought I’d share my first impressions. In fact I’m typing this on the new one with the WordPress app. The first comment is that thinner and lighter are an apt description. It just feels sleeker. And the first wasn’t bad. So for portability purposes this is a plus. With iTunes, syncing all …

Apps, Equipment

Precision Laboratories Helping Farmers Mix It Up

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s Spring folks and that means it’s about time for farmers to get in the field! And just in time to help them out, Precision Laboratories has a mobile application that will be very helpful. It’s the Mix Tank App which was just recently announced. In this week’s program we’re going to learn more about it and the company. I …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast

TJ Masker Has AgWired App On His iPod

Chuck Zimmerman

Speaking of very impressive young people making an impact at National Ag Day activities let’s hear from Iowa State University student, TJ Masker. Why? Because he told me that his iPod Touch has the AgWired App installed on it! Yes, this is a pure testimonial for why you should have the app on your iPhone, Touch or iPad (Android version …

Ag Day, Apps, FFA

Precision Laboratories Mix Tank App

Chuck Zimmerman

Need help mixing crop protection products? There’s an app for that from Precision Laboratories. Want to know how to really get the attention of a new media reporter? Send your app pre-loaded on an iPod Touch! That’s just what Precision Laboratories did (thank you!). And while you’re at it have an already prepared YouTube video with great music and a …

Agribusiness, Apps, Precision Agriculture

Recording Digital Audio With Apps

Chuck Zimmerman

I keep you notified when new digital audio recorders become available and I have pointed out before that your iPod or iPhone can also handle digital audio recording duties. I thought it was time to point back to them as I see more and more ag journalists recording audio. I currently have seven audio recording apps on my iPhone but …

Apps, Equipment

RTK Now Available For Raven Cruizer

Chuck Zimmerman

Our AgWired iPhone App (soon to be Android too), Raven Industries, was on location at the National Farm Machinery Show. I visited with Paul Welbig to find out what’s new. It looks like what’s new is an addition to their Cruizer product. This year farmers will have RTK available with the system. With this capability you can do high accuracy …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, National Farm Machinery Show, Precision Agriculture, Raven

AsgrowMobile.com

Chuck Zimmerman

With mobile apps on my mind, my attention was caught by a billboard in the Monsanto/Asgrow booth at the National Farm Machinery Show for AsgrowMobile.com. It’s not an app but a smartphone friendly website for growers to find the latest soybean information that includes a Rep/Dealer Locator, Seed Resource Guide, Yield Information and more. I spoke with Kirby Bacon, Asgrow, …

Apps, Audio, Monsanto, National Farm Machinery Show, Soybean

National Ethanol Conference App

Chuck Zimmerman

Apps for trade shows and conferences are becoming more and more popular. The next one I’ll be using is the National Ethanol Conference App in Phoenix. * Get 24 hour access to unique, on-the-go information, maps and networking. * Organize your schedule. * Navigate using the conference map. * Stay in the know with important alerts and the most up-to-date …

Apps, Ethanol