Smartphones are growing in use by many farmers. Our team has scoured the web looking for helpful smartohone applications. Let us know if we missed any and we’ll add them to the list!
Business / Office / News
By The Farm Progress Companies. Available for both Android and iPhone platforms.
Farm Futures now offers the agricultural industry’s first management-oriented smartphone application that provides the most current and insightful market analysis, enhanced user-customized live CBOT/CME market quotes, ag news and audio content – and more – all updated throughout each business day.
The Farm Futures app puts the key ag information producers and anyone in the ag industry needs each day to stay current.
• Top industry news and views
• Market insight from ag’s leading market analysts
• Preset CBOT/CME market quotes overview
• User-customized commodities portfolio
• Audio podcasts from Farm Futures editors
• Blogs and commentary from Farm Futures’ analysts and economists
By Sandhills Publishing. Available for Android platform.
Featuring thousands of listings from hundreds of dealers through North America, TractorHouse for Android lets you drill down instantly to the category, make, and model you need.
Full-color photos, complete descriptions, and location maps for each machine are included. TractorHouse finds your location and first displays the for-sale listings closest to you. Find your equipment, contact the seller, and make your best deal.
By Telvent DTN, Inc. For iphone platform
DTN/The Progressive Farmer: Agriculture News, Markets and Weather. Get the agriculture industry’s most powerful content app specifically designed for the iPad. This app meets your information needs with access to award-winning agriculture news, commodity market data, and industry-specific weather intelligence.
Agronomy / Soils / Crops
By SDSU AgBio Communications. Available for Android platform.
This iPhone application was assembled to provide growers and crop managers in South Dakota and nearby states with easy-to-use and handy diagnostic information for a number of major or potentially problematic soybean diseases. It is intended to provide a starting point for management decisions. All management decisions remain the responsibility of the individual grower or crop manager.
By Smith Farm Apps. Available for iPhone platform
An innovative Application providing the professional agriculture/farming community real time useful calculations for the planting of corn from specific inputs resulting in the correct spacing of the corn being planted. Inputs such as population desired, cost per acre, seed counts and spacing in inches or in a metric format are achi