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Sep 11, 2013

Mobile website offers tire pressure calculator for farm vehicles1

With corn and soybean harvest around the corner, it's time to start prepping equipment. One place to start is having the tires on farm equipment....More
Aug 22, 2013

Farmers get digital, talk agvocacy at conference34

The 2013 National Agvocacy 2.0 Conference is happening right now in North Carolina. Over 100 farmers have gathered to learn more about social media....More
FarmLogs Weather Alert feature
Aug 09, 2013

App Update Includes Rainfall Alerts15

I love the weather. Particularly when it's nice, but I'll take any weather. I especially like knowing what's coming my way. My phone....More
Jun 11, 2013

Corn Replant Calculator Available for Mobile Devices26

Are you considering replanting corn due to poor stands, seedling disease or pest damage? Before you go ahead and replant, check out the corn replant....More
new farming apps FarmLogs and eCropScout
Jun 03, 2013

New Crop Scouting and Farm Management Apps Available31

New mobile apps eCropScout and FarmLogs help farmers record scouting activity, in-field applications, plant and harvest data and more....More
Apr 26, 2013

Calculate Soybean Seeding Rates, Input Breakeven with Mobile App16

With soybean planting just around the corner for farmers, now is a great time to download and delve into the Extreme Beans app. The app not only....More
Apr 18, 2013

What Do You Want to Tell Consumers About Agriculture?58

  As Earth Day 2013 draws near, conservation is perhaps more in the forefront of everyone’s mind. However, we in agriculture know....More
Feb 19, 2013

32 Apps to Help You Farm14

If you scout, plant seeds, chart field boundaries, chart soil types, manage applications or manage your books, these days there is an app for just....More
Dec 14, 2012

Emerging Opportunities in Rural America, Importance of Farm Bill: #askUSDA your questions

Pull up that Twitter account and get your questions ready. On Monday, Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m. (Central time) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a....More
Nov 26, 2012

Check out Extreme Beans: The Website2

You've read the extreme beans insert, and hopefully you've downloaded the app. Now you can read all the information online, too!....More
Nov 20, 2012

Give #foodthanks This Thanksgiving and Holiday Season5

Thanksgiving is upon us, and, like every year, there's much to be thankful for. Sure, Mother Nature probably isn't high on your list, but....More
Nov 14, 2012

Watch The Food Dialogues: New York Live; Event Covers Biotechnology, Anitbiotics, Food Choices

For most farmers, growing crops and raising cattle isn’t just a job. It’s a way of life. It’s a passion. You take it seriously, and you want others....More
Oct 05, 2012

Extreme Beans: The App30

Access valuable research information, plus two calculators to help you determine which inputs get you the most bang for your buck and which seeding....More
Sep 18, 2012

New App Calculates N Rates14

I'm an app junkie. If there's an app to help do a job, entertain me or educate me, I'll download it (as long as it's free, although I've actually....More
Jun 28, 2012

Let's Get Digital: Stay Heat-Safe with Smartphone App29

There's no secret: It's hot out! There have been several heat waves crossing the Corn Belt this summer. We're starting one in Minnesota....More
What's Let's Get Digital?

Jen talks about how farmers can be active online and other opportunities for digital "agvocacy," as well as other techy things including apps.

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