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Top 3 farming apps to help with your spray program

Cereals
16.01.2017

There are so many apps out there designed to help save time and money and assist in making decisions on-farm through providing mobile based advice.

Here are our top 3 apps to help you with your spray program.
 

APVMA (iPhone - free)

APVMA app screen shots
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority mobile app lets you find detailed information about the legal use of agvet chemicals in Australia.

The app provides useful information about active ingredients, withholding periods, product labels, and pack sizes. Typing in the product’s name will generate the label immediately, or alternatively you can search via active ingredient or weed type.

 

WeedSmart (iPad - free)

Weed Smart app screen shots
The GRDC offers this free app designed to gauge resistance and weed seeds bank risk for a specific paddock’s cropping system. It works by answering nine quick questions about a paddock’s farming system then then rating the chances of herbicide resistance by assessing how effectively you are managing your weed seed bank. An analysis report is generated and suggestions on how to improve the paddock is presented.

 

Industry Inventories (iPhone - $24.99)

Industry Inventories app screen shots
This app was designed by a farmer, for farmers. It assist with record-keeping of animal health and pesticide products as stipulated by State Governments. It works by scanning the barcode on the chemical’s packaging and then recording and storing all necessary information in the app.

 

To download any of the above apps, search for them in the App Store when using an Apple device.