So many apps, so little time—which agricultural apps are worth the investment?

Join us at the 2019 Agriculture Innovation Day “There’s an Ag App for That” session to learn about agricultural apps that are worth your time.

May 10, 2019 - Author: and ,

Agricultural app use

With thousands of apps available for mobile devices that help manage nearly every aspect of an agricultural operation, farmers want to know which ones are worth their time. In the “There’s an Ag App for That” session at the 2019 Michigan State University Agriculture Innovation Day, participants will learn about several top-rated apps for mobile devices and see a real-time demonstration of a field-based application.

Topics such as weed and disease identification will also be highlighted. We will share our recommendations on several useful free apps as well as fee-based ones available for both iOS and Android devices. Attendees will go home with some suggestions for apps, an understanding of how to evaluate apps and a better understanding of how to use a selection of apps.

MSU Agriculture Innovation Day is an annual event focusing on in-depth education on critical topics. The event rotates to various locations throughout the state to give farmers access to experts who can help them improve their businesses while maintaining environmentally sound practices on their farms.

MSU Agriculture Innovation Day: Focus on Precision Technology That Pays takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 26 at MSU Farms, 3750 N. College Rd., Lansing, MI 48910. The event features how implementing technology that aids in decision-making can improve yields, increase profit margins and reduce environmental impacts on today’s farms. The event has been approved for Restricted Use Pesticide credits (6 credits) and Certified Crop Advisor continuing education units in integrated pest management, crop management, soil and water management and sustainability. For detailed session descriptions, visit http://www.canr.msu.edu/msu_agriculture_innovation_day/ or contact Ron Bates at batesr@msu.eduRegistration is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/msuaginnovationday/. 

Tags: agriculture, field crops, msu agriculture innovation day, msu extension, organic agriculture


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