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iCropTrak Lands USDA/NRCS Mobile Contract

Cogent3D, Inc. has been awarded a contract to assist USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to re-engineer their mobile workforce with a new Mobile Conservation Planner App using iCropTrak to allow NRCS staff to spend more time with client collaboration and conservation efforts in the field. The Natural Resources Conservations Service is re-engineering their core client

Biodiesel App Tracks Fuel Purchases, Offers Rewards

BiodieselNow, a new app offered by the National Biodiesel Board, gives users the ability to quickly find biodiesel fueling stations, track fuel purchases and earn rewards. Introduced this week at the 2013 National Biodiesel Conference, the app is available for both Apple and Android devices and provides valuable mapping information on biodiesel fueling stations across

Cloud Computing In Agriculture: 5 Key Questions You Must Answer

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

Crop Yield Forecasting App Now Utilizing GPS Soil Testing Data

Farmers could allocate resources more efficiently, improve seed placement and maximize profits by uploading site-specific information about the soil’s ability to supply nutrients into an upgraded smartphone application. Optimizer 2.0, developed by Advanced Ag Solutions LLC, now allows users to upload GPS soil sampling data, which includes phosphorus, potassium, pH and organic matter. Daryl Starr,