~Aphid speed scout application-this app quickly determines if soybean aphids have
reached the 250 aphids per plant threshold. Plants are considered infested if there are
40 or more aphids on the same plant.
~yield checker application-this app provides growers with a simple way to calculate
and store corn yield estimates.
~Nutrient removal application-this application provides growers and retailers with
valuable nutrient removal data in support of higher yields.
~Grain shrinkage calculator application-it is an app that return the result for the
number of bushels after the moisture removal from field to storage.
~Farm manager application-it allows farmers to record cropping, livestock and
machinery procedures and access to this information with ease.
~pocket rain gauge application-thus is an application that is a useful tool in
horticulturalist, farmers and even golf fans. It displays precise data about the
precipitation based on the user’s geolocation.
~ID weeds application-this app contains information about more than 450 weeds
species that spread throughout field, pastures and lawns.
~Farm log application-this a software is a tool for farmers that should help improve
crop capacity and reduce cost. The app allows you to detect any possible threats to
Crop’s and notifying farmers.
~precision earth soil sampling application-Thus application makes it easier to collect
field and soil sampling data.
ii)Describe the features of two applications
Granular software Features
iii) Explain how the application is used in farming
Granular is a farm management software that makes it easier to run a more profitable
Granular helps farmers break free from spreadsheets and get the analytical they need
anytime, anywhere. Through granular scheduling and collaboration tools, to eams can
get more done, with less.
iv) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the application
-It allows in to meet their management goals.
-It has goat a number of information making one to be able to make management
-It has ability to run reports and adapt the report to different situations very easily.
The customer service has been excellent.
-They’re very knowledgeable about the product and really go out of their way to make
sure you’re satisfied with the product
-granular willingness to take ideas of how they can improve the product or adapt it to
future the needs.
-The mobile app is least impressive
-As anything implementation takes team to buy in, most farms used to excel and
paper so have management and team member dedicated to convert.
-Takes a lot of time to train employees his to use the app.
Granular is a great software to bring buyers a lot of farm data together in one spot.
Features of easy keeper
How the application is used in farming
Easy keeper cloud based herd management software allows you to add and access
your herds records in the barn, field, anywhere you have an internet or data
connection and a computer or mobile device. With your herds data in one place ,Easy
keeper makes your life easier ,saving time in accessing records ,generating complex
reports instantly ,automatically scheduling tasks and reminding you about them when
the time comes, performing checks to help prevent mistakes.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the application
-The software is easy to use and its functionality perfect for stud breeders
-It is created by goat keepers and improvements are always being made based on
suggestions from goat keepers. It impressively addresses the data needs if both meat
and dairy producers whose goals in many ways are quite different, and its awesome to
be able to suggest new functions knowing that you do not have to explain why they
would be useful.
-It is easy to use and of great features.
-It lacks something’s which they are looking forward to adding in feature.
-it needs more specialization unit that can track more goats.
-It needs a place to put micron counts and fleece weighs so as to track production and
compare it to parents and progeny.
-It needs to improve and streamline on some of the features.
-No bulk entries for vaccination and worming.
Easy keeper is a good program since it is easy to use and keep all information in an
ordeky manner . Everything going is easy to find .The ease of use and cleanliness if
this program is also high.
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