Imagine what would have happened to the country’s economy had there been no farmers? A large majority of the country’s GDP depends on the agricultural sector. Of course, sans technology, the farmer’s income wouldn’t have soared. Accomplishing jobs like farm management, finding effective laborers, checking out videos to understand the quality of soil, manures, tilling and expert advice, selling and buying agricultural equipment, having access to the weather forecast. More would have just been mere dreams if technology was absent. And now, in the current era of mobility, mobiles and the associated technology ensures work happens easily and yields are faster. Explore these apps that work wonders for farmers:
Open Range is the perfect app to check out farming tools and equipment. It also enables ranchers to buy and sell stocks and farm animals. This is almost akin to social media for farmers since they can bond with a community of like-minded individuals.
As a rancher, you can easily post anything related to your farm or cattle, and the post/s might get viral too! Then there are premium listings that enable users to list their farming animals for sale. You also get notified if any connection happens to list new cattle for sale.
Using this, farmers can easily navigate, map across places, form notes, and even record their dairy farming details. This app keeps track of the daily work records, from maintaining records to even placing them in PDF versions and Excel sheets.
FieldBee Tractor assists farmers to drive tractors on the correct track and thereby obtain precision in “crop cultivating.” when farmers tend to miss out on any spot when plowing the field, this app ensures that information reaches instantly! At night when the visibility is low, this is what one must select. Besides these, there are functionalities like GPS antenna, auto-steering, etc., which add to the latest technologies in the app.
Whether it’s farm operations or farm monitoring through satellites, OneSoil Scouting has it all. The best part about the app is how it measures the vegetation index via satellite imagery. Based on the index, there are three colors- yellow, green, and brown. Farmers set the notification alarm so that they would get the updates continually. That way, the farmers can stay aware of any such issue or is likely to affect them. Besides these, farmers can also take notes on crops, weeds, pests, vital dates and even check for features like weather forecast and automatic field detection using this handy app. The offline ability of the app truly makes it a favorite for farmers.
Ag World takes the cake as the “world’s leading farm management software.” And that is because it connects farm growers, owners, agronomists, and even workers, on one simple platform. Regardless of the work you’re engaged in in the field, the app keeps you on the same page.
There are a plethora of capabilities in the app- like data capture, planning and budgeting, SDS communication, farm maps, and library tools. It doesn’t matter if you face a connection issue, which means it’s a bonus! Once you have a secure internet connection, the app syncs the information to the very safe and secure ‘cloud account.’
The skillful farmhand that any farmer would need for their daily requirements is this amazing app. To find them manually requires a lot of time and also energy. But resorting to this app means farmers can instantly register and post job requirements for laborers. For those having the dexterity in handling farm-related work, registration via the app is mandatory.
After that, it’ll be easy locating the best jobs, as per one’s skill and experience. After posting, the management is also hassle-free work. You can set a time duration to keep the job active. Besides that, it also has add-ons like descriptions, addresses, contact details, and editable interview dates. If needed, the social media profiles can be linked too, so that job applicants find what they’re seeking.
With these apps and more, farmers can truly now breathe a sigh of relief. If you are into farming, always try to use the latest technologies to become a future-ready farmer. That way, you can ensure that your hard work pays off in the form of great yields year after year.