At this year’s SouthWest Agriculture Conference and the FarmSmart Conference, Peter Gredig (AgNition, and cash-crop farmer in Elgin County) and I demoed a bunch of different apps that we feel have value for many farming operations. Below is the list of apps (in no particular order) that were shown and the links to download them.
- FarmCentral – by Grain Farmers of Ontario: This app compiles and notifies a user of any new apps that have relevance to Ontario Grain Farmers.
- Pest Manager – by Grain Farmers of Ontario and OMAFRA: This app allows you to identify, map and search management strategies for common insect, disease and weed problems in corn, soybean and cereals.
- Cashcropper – by Grain Farmers of Ontario, OMAFRA and the University of Guelph: This app allows you to compare the profitability and nutrient requirements of growing different crop rotations throughout Ontario.
- Ag PhD nutrient deficiencies – by AgPh: Users can search for deficiencies by nutrient type or browse photos of crops to find the image that most closely matches the fertility issue in their fields. Complete with photos and descriptions of numerous nutrient deficiencies in a wide variety of crops.
- Pioneer Plantability App – by Pioneer Hi-Bred: Scan the seed tag and this planter settings calculator gives you precise planter settings for corn seeds of all sizes and shapes.
- Michelin Pressure Calculator
- Crop Nutrient Removal Calculator – by Internatonal Plant Removal Institute:
- Ontario Corn Nitrogen Calculator – by Grain Farmers of Ontario, OMAFRA and the University of Guelph:
- AGRIplot – by SharpeTech: AGRIplot allows you to plot any area on a map. Simply walk around your property and add a landmark point, or drag and drop pins anywhere on the map. AGRIplot will automatically calculate the area enclosed by the points and provide the distances between each point.
- Flipboard: Your social news magazine.
- MyShed: Find parts for your Case IH farm machinery
- MyShed: Find parts for New Holland farm machinery
- John Deere Power Assist
- AGCO Parts Books to Go
- Tank-mix calculator – Taplogic:
- Way of Life
- Star touch app
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