Use of Smartphone Apps By Officials to Collect Ag Data
Belagavi: A first in India, to record the details of crop cutting experiments (CCE) digitally, the state government has come
up with a smartphone application.
Social Networking Feature Added to Gujarat Mobile Apps for Farmers
Government of Gujarat has launched a mobile app for farmers with a social networking feature. The app has been developed
by Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Limited for the farmers.
Grain Storage Manager App by Ag Excellence Alliance
The Grain Storage Manager App (GSM) is a free tool developed for grain farmers that allows them to
manage the storage of their crops from the field to the bin and then to delivery or sale. The
Kisan Suvidha Mobile App for Farmers
Kisan Suvidha Mobile App has been developed by IT team of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation
& Farmers Welfare in collaboration with Mobile Seva Team (CDAC Mumbai).
Satellite Based Online Crop Monitoring System App by IIT-R
The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) have developed a satellite-based online
information system and mobile app for crop monitoring at district level in Uttarakhand.
The electronics and communication engineering department of the institute has developed this
iCow Mobile App for Animal Husbandry by Green Dreams Ltd
iCow was developed by Su Kahumbu of Green Dreams Limited. iCow, a mobile app that sends text
messages to African farmers on animal husbandry and best practices. Number of farmers
throughout Kenya are now receiving text messages each week with guidance to help them breed,
feed, and care for their cows and maximize their health and value.
Agriculture Information Apps: Virtual Farm Manager App
Virtual Farm Manager was developed by farmers Jacob Fannik of Max, N.D., and Ryan Raguse of Wheaton, Minn
Organize, view, and edit all your field info from your home computer prior to the year starting:
Setting all your fields ahead of time and deciding what varieties
Agriculture Information: Soil Agricultural Groundwater Banking Index
The SAGBI is based on five major factors that are critical to successful agricultural groundwater banking: deep
percolation, root zone residence time, topography, chemical limitations, and soil surface condition
Agriculture Information : 'Pashu Poshan' App for Dairy Farmers by NDDB
National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has developed an android based software that can be
used on phones as well as tablets.
Agriculture Information : Software for E-Connectivity of Agricultural Markets
The Centre will soon launch a new software to enable e-connectivity of agricultural markets in the country,
Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister said.
Agriculture Information : Mobile apps to helps farmers for easy farming.
Mobile apps are helping the farmers and making farming easy and manageable. Thanks to the services
provided by Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Union Ministry of Agriculture, some private companies and
Agriculture Information : Insecticides India Ltd has developed ‘Insecticides’ mobile app.
An agrochemicals manufacturer, Insecticides India Ltd (IIL) has developed its mobile application for farmers
and agricultural community.
Agriculture Information Apps : Mandi Trades app helps the farmers
All states in the country it is mandate that marketing and selling of farm product must be done through
state-owned mandis, retail markets where middlemen squeeze farmers to increase margins.
Agriculture Information Apps : Mobile app ‘Jayalakshmi Agro Tech’
A mobile application called ‘Jayalakshmi Agro Tech’ developed by a start-up social entrepreneurship venture at
Hagaribommanahalli, Karnataka which provides detailed information about 15 major crops cultivated in Karnataka, including
are coconut, sugarcane, banana, tomato, and paddy.
IFFCOKisan an Agriculture Information Mobile App is Now Available on Google Store.
In a major step towards digital India, the IFFCO arm IKSL has joined the league of 1.43 million apps available on the Google Play Store. The store is a digital distribution platform operated by Google and it serves as the official app store for the Android operating system, allowing users to browse and download applications.
“Happy 2 share dat #IKSL has launched #IFFCOKisan – A Mobile App 4 farmers, on d @GooglePlay store. https://t.co/jrW3bXlEOL. #Farmer friendly” tweeted IFFCO Managing Director Dr. U S Awasthi.
Among the many ventures belonging to the IFFCO; IKSL stands a cut above. Even the US President Barack Obama was floored by this novel idea as he had said ‘It is a great idea. Do it across the world, keep it up”. Indian Cooperative captured the story by making a famous
headline “IFFCO Kisan Sanchar steals Obama’s heart”.
IKSL, a joint-venture between IFFCO and telecom companies Bharti Airtel and Star Mobitel, initiated ‘M-Powering Farmers Mobile Phone Service’ to help farming become more productive, profitable and sustainable providing easier access to agricultural information via mobile phones.
IKSL has a subscriber base comprehending millions of farmers. While agriculture is a major occupation in India, a lack of agri-information has made it difficult for farmers to make informed decisions regarding crop choice, sowing methods, disposal of products and many more things resulting in low productivity and profitability.
Experts feel that IFFCOKisan app is sure to come handy.