An app developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture can turn a smartphone or tablet into an anytime, any place corn expert.
The Corn Advisor app is just in time. Corn is one of the most rapidly expanding crops in Arkansas, with growers setting a new state average yield record in 2012 and harvesting nearly 700,000 acres.
Corn Advisor consists of six different interactive features that give producers quick access to production information. It’s available at no cost through Google’s Play store, or by clicking http://alturl.com/buh5d. Once installed on the Android smartphone or tablet powered by Android 2.2 operating system or higher, the app does not require user to be connected to the internet in order to access any of the features.
The app allows users to search for:
Recommendations on application of lime, plus nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and sulfur;Becoming familiar with the symptoms of nutrient deficiency, plus information about corn diseases, pests and their control practices.