From planning inputs to selling corn – and everything in between – there’s an app. What’s more, most of them are free or very inexpensive.


The following apps are just a few we found that top the charts of the many informational tools corn growers can use to plan, manage and market their crops.  


NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION

IRM Refuge Calculator (free): Calculate refuges for insect resistance management purposes. Determine quantity of seed bags to purchase for biotech traits and refuge, and configurations for planting various corn products.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ncga.irm.refuge.calculator&hl=en

 

Ag PhD

Ag PhD offers several free apps:

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

Ag PhD Soil Test:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ag-phd-soil-test/id895527039?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Ag+PhD

 

Drainage Tile Calculator:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drainage-tile-calculator/id584976425?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agphd.drainagecalculator

 

Planting Population Calculator:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planting-population-calculator/id555293516?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agphd.planting

 

Ag PhD Field Guide:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ag-phd-field-guide/id545427305?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.AgPhD.fieldguide

 

Crop Nutrient Deficiencies:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/crop-nutrient-deficiencies/id847529160?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lps.agrif

 

Fertilizer Removal by Crop:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fertilizer-removal-by-crop/id520209986?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agphd.fertilizerremoval

 

Harvest Loss Calculator

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/harvest-loss-calculator/id555296106?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Ag+PhD

 

AGCO

AGCO has three free apps designed for Apple iPhone and iPad:

·         AGCommand: Monitor your equipment fleet anytime from remote locations.

·         AGCO Global: Product information and specs, photos and videos.

·         AGCO Parts Books to Go: Interactive parts catalogs.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

AGCommand

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agcommand/id577910649?mt=8

AGCO Global

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agco-global/id843450157?mt=8

AGCO Parts Books to Go

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agco-parts-books-to-go/id778157167?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agcocorp.BooksToGo

 

CASE IH

Case IH has two free apps designed for Apple’s iPhone and iPad and for the Android phone.

Case IH also points users to apps developed by Ag PhD, including the Population Calculator and Harvest Loss Calculator.

  •     Case IH My Shed™: Locate and order parts.
  •     Farm Forum and Canadian Farming Magazine: Information about Case IH equipment, agricultural trends and grower experiences.

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

Case IH My Shed™

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/case-ih-my-shed-powered-by/id553908084?mt=8

Farm Forum and Canadian Farming Magazine

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/farm-forum/id456989443?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cygnus.farmA&feature=search_result

 

FARM FUTURES

Developed by Farm Futures magazine, this free app includes user-customized markets, market commentary, news and audio.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/farm-futures/id410376560?mt=8

 

 

JOHN DEERE

John Deere offers three free apps for crop management:

 

GoPlant: Suggestions for planter optimization and recording equipment settings.

GoTill: Quick reference for adjustments, maintenance and operation.

GoHarvest[SA1] : Suggestions for harvester optimization, setting changes with varying conditions and recording settings.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

GoPlant

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goplant/id847680062?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.deere.goplant&hl=en

GoTill

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gotill/id908831896?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.deere.gotill&hl=en

GoHarvest

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goharvest/id684295661?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.deere.goharvest&hl=en

 

 

DuPONT PIONEER
DuPont Pioneer offers three free apps: 

EncircaSM View: Enables recording, organizing and sharing crop observations. Field notes can be automatically geo-referenced.

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/encircasm-view/id821201182?ls=1&mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/encircasm-view/id821201182?ls=1&mt=8

Pioneer® Field360™ Tools
Features a free growing degree unit calculator, precipitation estimator and growth stage estimator to monitor and estimate crop development through the season.

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goplant/id847680062?mt=8

 

Growing Point™ Agronomy

A free app that with crop articles and photos related to weed and pest management, management zones and more.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pioneer-growingpoint-agronomy/id948394414?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pioneer.growingpointmobile

 

 

SMITH FARM APPS

Corn Planting Calculator ($.99): Make calculations based on population desired, cost per acre, seed counts and spacing.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/corn-planting-calculator/id423733442?mt=8

 

TOUGHTURTLE

iFutures, Mobile Commodities Tracking ($.99): Detailed snapshots of more than 100 futures, including grains and livestock.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ifutures-mobile-commodities/id304889172?mt=8

 


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