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10 New Mobile Apps for Precision Agriculture

Ag professionals continue to reap the rewards of new smartphone apps. And perhaps no segment of farming is benefitting more from the increased productivity — and profitability — from using mobile technology than precision agriculture. From collecting data and recording crop scouting activities, to tracking machine performance and controlling drones, mobile apps have become a key component in precision agriculture.

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Unfortunately, with the number of precision farming apps available in leading app stores growing exponentially, it’s become next to impossible to successfully wade through the latest options that are helping make work more efficient for precision ag professionals. That’s why I decided to do the sorting for you. I’ve researched and evaluated the newest precision ag apps available for Androids, iPads, iPhones, and more. The apps featured in the slideshow above were either introduced or significantly updated in 2017.

Also Worth A Download

AGBRIDGE. This app from Scruggs Equipment Co. is a low-cost, universal wireless data transport solution that works with any ag controller equipped with a USB or Compact Flash Port. At the heart of AGBRIDGE is a powerful mobile app that works in tandem with a unique AGBRIDGE drive enabling ag data to be transported between equipment in the field (Trimble, AgLeader, Raven, CASE IH, John Deere) and the offices of growers and their advisers by simply launching the mobile app. AndroidiPhone, iPad

Want more agriculture apps? Be sure to check out these other lists on CropLife.com:

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If you have a favorite new app that is on my list or one that is not, tell me about it at [email protected] or post a comment below.

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Avatar for Weston McCary Weston McCary says:

Northwest Kansas Technical College has also had a thriving Precision Agriculture Technology program since 2015. Lots going on there!

Avatar for Zach Carpenter Zach Carpenter says:

There are also additional programs at Aims Community College and Morgan Community College here in Colorado, with many more in the works.

Also checkout FarmQA. We have Scouting and Crop Treatment Recommendations. See https://farmqa.com for more details.