No need to carry around books now that we compiled a list of 10 helpful apps you can use while you’re on the go! Any last-minute questions will be answered from soil to field managing, so we’re positive that you’ll find one or more of these helpful in your day-to-day activities.

eFarmer

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

Designed for the agricultural industry, eFarmer allows users to construct an electronic map of fields to create a database of various crops in the fields. The app lets users take notes on the fields as points of interest, keep the location of specific objects on the farm and post a diary of the operations for each field user’s own use.

SoilWeb

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

This app offers the user USDA soil survey information. It works with the phone’s GPS receiver to identify soil properties anywhere in the lower 48 states with cell phone coverage.

AgWorld: Farm Management for Agronomics

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Able to perform all farm cropping plans, AgWorld records and analyzes growing-related activities including budget planning, forecasts and mapping.

YieldCheck

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

This app provides an easy way for growers to calculate and store corn yield estimates. Estimates can be mapped based on satellite imagery and are calculated by entering kernel counts for just three ears of corn.

Mix Tank

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

Designed to assist agricultural applicators with the proper tank mixing sequence of crop protection products, Mix tank captures product use rates and application information with mix sheets and maintains accurate spray logs for easy record keeping.

Climate: Basic & Pro

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

This app helps optimize a farmer’s daily decision-making by providing up-to-the-minute, field level weather, field workability and crop growth stage information. The user can also receive alerts via text or email about summaries for events including hail and daily rainfall on each of the farmers’ fields.

iCropTrak

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

This app is designed for all crop types and lets the user organize data, map their operation, help with planting and harvesting, scouting, soil sampling and fieldwork, using his or her own imagery, analyzing and reporting.

Agrivi

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

Agrivi lets the user take control over their plantations, improve productivity and increase profitability. Its features include advance sale and expense tracking, weather monitoring, inventory management and project-oriented farm management.

FieldX Sampling

Cost: Free

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Used for in-field navigation to sample points created in FieldX Office, this app displays points from sampling journal entries, marks sample points, displays field borders and the user is able to work both online and offline.

Crop Insurance Calculator

Cost: $.99

Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

This paid app simulates crop insurance scenarios for two common types of crop insurance: Revenue Protection and Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion.

Source: farmingwithapps.com


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