GROWERS Debuts Apps for Farmers and Retailers

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWERS, a leader in digital technology for agriculture, announces enhanced farmer and retailer features within two new mobile apps, GROWERS and GROWERS Retail, available now for iOS on the App Store, with the Android version scheduled to be released in two weeks. The company’s flagship product, GROWERS, is a FREE app for farmers enabling them to work directly with their …

ag retailers, AgWired Precision, Apps, Precision Agriculture

Syngenta Spotlights Sustainability Standard

Carrie Muehling

A new platform from Syngenta can help farmers to easily assess how sustainable their farming practices are and what changes they can begin to make in order to improve. The Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard enabled through its Cropwise™ Sustainability app was in the spotlight at last week’s Commodity Classic. “Sustainability assessments do not have to be a time-intensive …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Commodity Classic, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability, Syngenta, Technology

Are Your Passwords NordPass Safe?

Chuck Zimmerman

According to NordPass these are the top 10 passwords used by agriculture industry. Surely you don’t use passwords like this still? Well, do you? I have over 1,000 passwords for all kinds of things. An application like NordPass is an essential in today’s world. I’ve been using 1Password for many years now and could not keep my logins safe if …

Apps, Security, software, Technology

Yara North America Launches Irrigation Solution for CA Farmers

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara North America today launched Farm Water Advisor, an irrigation solution now offered free of charge for all California growers and advisors for immediate use. Developed in partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM business, Farm Water Advisor uses a range of data to provide hyper-local weather forecasts and recommend the best schedule for maximum yields. “We have focused on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Precision Agriculture, Produce, specialty crops, Water

ZimmCast 641 – CommiditAg App & COVID-19 Messaging

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m featuring a conversation with John Demerly, CEO, CommoditAg, about the new app they launched during Commodity Classic. That was the last on location meeting either of us attended and it seems like a lot longer ago than it really is! John says the app provides the opportunity for agricultural …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, ZimmCast

CommoditAg Launches App for Simplified Product Purchasing

Chuck Zimmerman

CommoditAg has just launched a new app for iOS and Android mobile devices. The app provides the opportunity for agricultural producers and farmers to research and order products anytime, anywhere with their mobile devices. “As the farm community’s leading online agriculture retailer, we know that introducing a user-friendly, easy-to-navigate app is essential to assure that our customers can make purchasing …

Agribusiness, Apps

AgButler Serves to Offer Farm Labor Solutions

Cindy Zimmerman

Thanks to the growing “gig economy” we can now easily get an Uber or Lyft, get food from different restaurants with GrubHub or DoorDash, find a babysitter or a handyman and more, all with our phones. Now the gig economy is coming to agriculture. AgButler is a gig economy platform that serves as a solution to a rural labor shortage …

AFBF, Apps, Audio, labor, Livestock

ASTA Events App Now Live

Chuck Zimmerman

The all-new, year-round mobile app for ASTA event information is now live and available. Replacing our former app, this new mobile experience includes a new, often-requested feature: one-to-one messaging and appointment setting with other attendees! To download the new app, search ASTA Events in your app store. Special thanks to our app sponsor, Corteva Agriscience! Like this sponsorship? Hurry to …

Ag Groups, Apps, ASTA

GrainCoat App Streamlines Grain Marketing

Carrie Muehling

Like many farmers, Sean Arians also has a job that sometimes takes him away from his agriculture operation. Arians needed an easier way to manage grain marketing activities, so he developed the GrainCoat application. “Cloud spreadsheets and shared spreadsheets are sometimes tough to keep up to date and I really wanted an application that I could take with me on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Marketing, Precision Agriculture

USFRA Keeping Agriculture EngAGed

Cindy Zimmerman

Before they got rained out, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) chairman Brad Greenway and new CEO Erin Fiztgerald had the opportunity to spend some time at the Farm Progress Show and highlight “Honoring the Harvest,” which elevates stewardship and sustainability on today’s farms and ranches. “When we Honor the Harvest, it’s crucial that everyone is involved,” says Greenway. “In …

Apps, Audio, USFRA