Our recent survey of more than 200 ag retailers on their tablet usage has unveiled several key findings. But perhaps what everyone wants to know is which apps are the most popular among these ag professionals. Well, you’re in luck. We asked participants to name the one app that is most indispensable for their work.
UPDATED: May 6, 2013 When it comes to connecting with anyone in agriculture — be it friends, colleagues or influencers — social media is often the way to go. Being an active Twitter user (@croplifemag), I have found many people and organizations who are sharing their insights on agriculture via this popular networking site. Industry
While farmers have used gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate) for centuries, it has received renewed attention in recent years. This resurgence is due in large part to ongoing research and practical insights from leading experts that highlight the many benefits of gypsum. The latest information on gypsum was the focus of the third annual Midwest Soil
A decade is a long time in anyone’s life, but it’s an eternity on the Web. Just consider these statistics on Internet use: In 2002, the Internet had 569 million users – about 9% of the global population – who averaged about 46 minutes a day online. In 2012, Internet users reached 2.27 billion –
4900 Planter | Kinze Manufacturing With a new narrow transport front-fold frame design, 30” row spacing, and a choice of 12, 16, or 24 rows, the Kinze 4900 planter offers many significant new features that contribute to productivity and precision during the planting season. Features include a new, front folding tool bar, a state-of-the-art vacuum
The National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY, is a mecca for agriculture equipment enthusiasts. If you haven’t attended this must-visit event in the past, then you’re truly missing out on an incredible experience. And this year should be no different. NFMS ’13 — to be held February 13-16 — promises to offer something for
UPDATED: March 25, 2013 In case you’re keeping score at home, the Apple App store recently surpassed 35 billion downloads, while the Google Play Store (Android market) just crossed the 25 billion download milestone. No wonder kids know how to play Angry Birds before they learn how to tie their shoes. It’s a numbers game.
Consolidation in ag retail tends to come in waves. Just when it appears to be receding, you can expect the mergers and acquisitions to start rolling in again. This year has been a fairly active one on the consolidation front, all things considered. Crop Production Services (CPS) acquired Ritter Crop Services in March. In April,
Are you a little unclear when it comes to understanding cloud computing? Partly cloudy on the cloud? You’re not alone. A Google search of “What is Cloud Computing?” returned 245 million results. People want to know about the cloud. Cloud computing — or the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the
Farm bills can be highly controversial by their nature and the subject of intense debate. So when news broke that the House Agriculture Committee had approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill by a vote of 35-11, there was instant public reaction — both good and bad — on social media. This was particulary true