Precision Gadgets and Gizmos

Chuck ZimmermanApps, Audio, computers, InfoAg

The InfoAg Conference session titled, “Gadgets and Gizmos for Precision Agriculture” got my attention. One of the presenters was Dr. “No-Till Phil” Rasmussen. He had a collection of gadgets and gizmos on display to show and tell. I interviewed him after his presentation. This soil physicist has a love for gadgets. They’ve been a big part of his career. He … Read More

InfoAg Conference App

Chuck ZimmermanApps, InfoAg

Going to InfoAg next week? Then you might want to get this app for your smartphone. This is the newest app on my iPhone and will be on my Android phone later this morning. It’s the InfoAg 2011 Conference app. The InfoAg 2011 Conference, hosted at Springfield Illinois’ Crowne Plaza, from July 12-14th, is pleased to add a digital Conference … Read More

Mix Tank App Now Has Online Version

Chuck ZimmermanApps, Precision Labs

Now you can get the Precision Laboratories Mix Tank App without having to have a smart phone handy. Now you can “get it” from your online computer or tablet! Give it a try. Precision Laboratories recently announced the release of an online version of its popular, new Mix Tank app for iPhone. Thousands of growers and retailers have already downloaded … Read More

Trimble Acquires MyTopo For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Melissa SandfortApps, technology, Trimble

Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held MyTopo based in Billings, Mont. MyTopo is a leading provider of print and digital maps for outdoor enthusiasts. The acquisition expands Trimble’s ability to offer unique map content and new outdoor-centric products while simultaneously enhancing its popular mobile apps—Trimble Outdoors, AllSport GPS, Geocache Navigator, Cabela’s Recon Hunt, and Backpacker GPS Trails. MyTopo offers … Read More Connecting with the Connected Farmer

John DavisAg Leader, Apps, Audio, Precision Pays Podcast

In this edition of the Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll look at how some farmers are using their online time and the social media tools they’re using to make important purchases. A recent survey by AgHaven showed that more farmers are spending more time online but are sometimes frustrated with the results. AgHaven President, Srik Soogoor says … Read More

Enter Precision Laboratories Mix Tank App iPod touch Giveaway

Chuck ZimmermanApps, Precision Labs

How would you like a chance to win one of the coolest apps on your very own iPod? All you have to do is enter the Precision Laboratories Mix Tank App iPod touch Giveaway Contest (entry form). The contest kicks off today and will end on midnight May 9 with the winner being announced May 10th on AgWired and … Read More

Your Phone Helps With Tank Mix Courtesy Precision Laboratories

Chuck ZimmermanApps

Need help mixing crop protection products? There’s an app for that from Precision Laboratories. You can also find a series of videos on water quality and compatibility in their YouTube Channel. The new Mix Tank app is designed to support retailers, crop specialists, researchers and growers in providing accurate and efficient tank mix sequences that will enhance profitability and ease. … Read More