5 Useful Agricultural Apps

February 24, 2020 12:00 AM
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Ever since the rise of smartphones, mobile technology has been growing at an exponential pace. With more than 5 million apps present in the android and ioS app store, the apps market is also evolving continuously. More than 270 billion app downloads were recorded only in the past year. A wide variety of these apps are built for social impact, aimed at specific social causes.

Here we discuss some free agricultural apps that use technology for impact :

  1. Crop Doctor - Crop Doctor is an app that helps users by providing knowledge on crops such as paddy, vegetables, pulses, oilseed, etc. It provides information on crop-related diseases, insects and soil deficiency that helps in crop management and is easily accessible to farmers. With the image analysis feature in the app, farmers can post images of their crops and experts from the app can aid them in solving their queries.

    Farmers can access the information related to Agriculture Schemes, Farm Implements and Agriculture news in the latest version of the app. It is currently available in Hindi and English languages.

  1. The app consists of an advisory section where users can post advisories and receive insights on crops and agricultural management provided by industry experts, universities and other accredited institutions.

  1. Various types of calculators such as Fertilizers Calculator, Pesticides/Fungicides/Herbicides Calculator, Plant Population Calculator, Seed Rate Calculator, Seed Blending Calculator are present within the app. The app is available in Hindi, English and Kannada.

  1. The 'Expert Help' button in the app is helpful for farmers to get connected to agri scientists/experts & local farming community to clear queries regarding any products or crops.

  1. The app has a dashboard that consists of a drop-down list and "all-off" pump commands that is helpful for unexpected sudden rainfall. It displays a list of all weather stations installed on the farm.

    To know more about agricultural-related tech apps for farmers and agri-enthusiasts, click here.

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