Farm Smarter: 3 Ag-Apps & Tools to Consider

Is there an app for that? Of course, there is an app for just about everything these days. As the world of AgTech grows, technology can enable farmers to work smarter and not harder. Below are a few apps to consider adding to your device this season.

ID Weeds

Find an unfamiliar weed in your field? This app is geared to producers who already know what their problem weeds are but might need help identifying a new species or recalling the name of a weed they don’t see all the time. This app provides photos of more than 400 plant pests, along with descriptions of leaves, flowers, and roots, so farmers can ID the weeds and properly eliminate them.


This app gives small to medium-sized farmers tech chops like the big boys, turning a device or tablet into a GPS tractor guidance system that lets anyone plow straighter and fertilize smarter.

Nutrient ROI Calculator 2.0.

Nutrient ROI Calculator 2.0 is an online resource dedicated to helping farmers maximize their yields and profits. They recently updated the return-on-investment (ROI) calculator to incorporate spatial variability, giving farmers a more accurate reflection of expected nutrient response, in order to maximize the benefits of crop inputs and increase profitability.

What apps do you use to work smarter and not harder on the farm?