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10 Best Apps For Emergency Preparedness

Disaster can strike in an instant. Whether it is weather-related, man-made or due to some other cause, disasters often occur with little or no warning. That’s why creating and implementing an emergency-preparedness plan could mean the difference between saving your business and losing it all. At the heart of every successful plan is clear communication.

The Mosaic Co.’s MicroEssentials.com Goes Mobile

The Mosaic Co. has released another digital tool for farmers to gather important information that can help increase efficiency and generate higher yields. Recognizing the fact that farmers are increasingly using tablets and smartphones to increase production, The Mosaic Co. responded by recently unveiling a mobile site for its premium fertilizer, MicroEssentials. The new mobile

5 Key Trends In Tablet Use Among Ag Retailers

Tablets are hitting the computing sweet spot for ag retailers. With added portability over laptops, and larger, easier-to-read screens than smartphones, tablets give these mobile ag professionals the best of both worlds. But perhaps the most important attribute that retailers appreciate in tablets is their simplicity. According to CropLife Media Group’s 2013 Ag Retailer Tablet

New Mobile App Helps Pesticide Applicators Keep Records

A new app developed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program will help farmers and other pesticide applicators keep electronic records more easily, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln pesticide safety education program extension assistant said. The app is called “PeRK”, which is short for Pesticide Record Keeping. It is a free app and

Monsanto Launches Insect Forecasting Tool

As farmers across the Corn Belt continue to battle above- and below-ground insect pests year after year, a comprehensive integrated pest management approach is key to maximizing yield potential, especially in corn-on-corn environments. “Integrated pest management is about taking a comprehensive look at how you are managing yield-robbing pests in your field. Measuring insect pressure