Introduction to FarmHand

FarmHand is of interest to farmers and agri-businesses who are looking for a mobile solution for tracking crop level operations.  It has rich content which includes detailed pre-populated lists for activities such as products applications, scouting records and manure credit calculations.  The interface uses a responsive design that will adapt to different device sizes and take advantage of devices features such as cameras and GPS capabilities.

Field Activities

FarmHand activities are organized by Crop Year and divided into Field level activities and Crop level activities.

Field activities are associated to the entire field and include the following activities:

Manure ApplicationsManure Application

  • Calculate N, P, K Credits
  • Use Lab Analysis or Select by Livestock
  • Adjusted N based on Timing/Incorporation

 

Fertilizer ApplicationNutrients

  • Calculate Applied N, P, K Rates
  • Select Common Products or Use Custom Blend
  • Supports Liquid and Dry Forms

 

TillageTillage

  • Record Tillage Equipment
  • Track Settings

 

Soil SamplesSoilSample

  • Record GPS Sample Locations
  • Link to Soil Tests

 

 

Crop Activities

Multiple crops may be created on a field allowing for field splits and partial planting.   Crop activities are associated to crop area and include the following activities:

ScoutingScouting

  • Comprehensive Lists for Diseases, Weeds and Insects
    (over 2500 items)
  • Calculated Severity Index
  • Record GPS Location and Photos

 

Product ApplicationsProduct Applications

  • Record Chemical Products
  • Over 1000 Products in Lists
  • Organized by Product Types
  • Icludes Chem Groups & Active Ingredients for some products

 

PlantingPlanting

  • Record Seed Variety,
  • Planting Details,
  • Field Notes.

 

HarvestHarvest

  • Calculate N, P, K Credits
  • Use Lab Analysis or Select by Livestock
  • Adjusted N based on Timing/Incorporation

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