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Don't know of any, but there's gotta be something. I keep hearing of regulations from the EPA requiring absolutely accurate logging of spraying and times/conditions, and I'm sure it'd be easier to have an app to record it than trying to keep a log book.

If there isn't one, someone should make one. Just a 'fill in the blanks' app that saves your notes.
 

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Heck, EPA should even make an app for that. It will mean people will actually record the data rather than fudging it a week later when you remember to write it down.

You never know though, someone with the experience might take some time to make a free app.
 

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I couldn't be bothered to enter in every thing into a third party app. Just been logging as applied with the hardware and then Farmworks can generate the reports. Supposedly it will keep it all in the clouds and you can pull it with any mobile device but haven't ventured that far myself.
 

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I use farmlogs. Can access it on multiple platforms, I like that it is visual based through google maps, and it seems pretty simple to use. Still need to actually use it to have the data...that's still our biggest problem.


https://farmlogs.com/
I checked it out. The free version even looks decent. They are not set up for canada right as far as rain, heat units, etc. Celcius would be nice too.
 

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I also looked into Farmlogs, really like the fact that they use gps mapping, allows an employee to be sue they are in the right field. There are a few things that are weird though. Irritated me that when I drew the fields it gave me an acreage number that was fairly accurate but would not allow me to adjust it to my specific acres. Farm at hand is another but they have has some issues with data loss. Also Apps are not very secure, so watch what you input into them, and loom at the terms and conditions, some of these app company's have the right to display or sell your information.
 

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Im real torn between using one of these apps that only can display very little info on a screen vs using good old excel. Farmathand is built in sask so should be most suitable. A guy wants to be pretty settled before you spend many days entering stuff.

Could do it like dad, write nothing down and go farming:22:
 

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I also looked into Farmlogs, really like the fact that they use gps mapping, allows an employee to be sue they are in the right field. There are a few things that are weird though. Irritated me that when I drew the fields it gave me an acreage number that was fairly accurate but would not allow me to adjust it to my specific acres. Farm at hand is another but they have has some issues with data loss. Also Apps are not very secure, so watch what you input into them, and loom at the terms and conditions, some of these app company's have the right to display or sell your information.
I use Farmlogs like others have mentioned earlier. Climate Corporation is another that I think will let you log everything.

I've used Farmlogs for a couple years and it is very nice to be able to go back and check what chemicals i've used on a specific field. Lots of other nice historical info also. It takes some setup time to really get the farm set up but once you have your info in it's very easy to log pretty much everything you do. I do wish it wasn't so row crop based though.


You can manually enter the field acres by field and I think you can change the Units used as well. I've been happy with their customer service. They will help you work through anything you can't figure out. I've noticed that what you can do varies sometimes depending on the device you are on (phone or iPad) and even the web browser you use (Safari, Chrome, Firefox).

Both Farmlogs and Climate Corp are working on devices that will plug into your tractor, sprayer, and combine and log things for you. Let you get the data without having to use the "company" software. I think Climate Corp has a beta version out now actually. So pretty soon you can go spray come home and print out a report from the computer of your speed gallons applied and everything else that your sprayer keeps track of without having to manually enter it.
 

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I use farmworks and trimble displays. Was using 750 and switching to a FMX this year, if I get it installed. That should help with inputting info. I also use office sync. Each job is sent direct to the cloud for use with connected farm and farmworks. Makes keeping track of the records much easier. I also have a log I made. I write everything down each load. Only way I have found to track actual inventory used per load.
 

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After spending some time entering fields into the farmlogs program it looks like its going to be really easy to keep records. Just fill in the blanks with my phone when I start a job, its really user friendly after you get all your info put in.
 

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what about the note pad feature on the smart phones?


I am sooooo glad I went to an agleader integra and this is one of the HUGE reasons.


I used to keep a note pad on the dash of the tractor and enter spray dates. but lose that note pad or drop it in the field.....


now I just pull the thumb drive and take it home, I can bring up a lot of that info in the field with the integra.


on the integra you enter products when setting up a field. so when you look at your records it has product applied along with all the other mapping stuff.
 

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I also looked into Farmlogs, really like the fact that they use gps mapping, allows an employee to be sue they are in the right field. There are a few things that are weird though. Irritated me that when I drew the fields it gave me an acreage number that was fairly accurate but would not allow me to adjust it to my specific acres. Farm at hand is another but they have has some issues with data loss. Also Apps are not very secure, so watch what you input into them, and loom at the terms and conditions, some of these app company's have the right to display or sell your information.

Mons anto bought into a tiny company in Farmlogs for 4milllion a few years back. As if they dont know enough about what we use, and how.

I started very early on with Farmlogs and gave them some feedback as they worked on their product. I understand why they took their business that direction, but it lost my interest very quickly because of it.
 

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Mons anto bought into a tiny company in Farmlogs for 4milllion a few years back. As if they dont know enough about what we use, and how.

I started very early on with Farmlogs and gave them some feedback as they worked on their product. I understand why they took their business that direction, but it lost my interest very quickly because of it.

Climate Corp is Monsanto owned. As far as I know Monsanto is not involved in Farmlogs but if you know different I would like to see the info/news story etc. Thanks
 

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Climate Corp is Monsanto owned. As far as I know Monsanto is not involved in Farmlogs but if you know different I would like to see the info/news story etc. Thanks
I just searched for some articles i was sure would be an easy find, for ten minutes. Nothing. Everything i remember about leaving them was because of hearing and reading about Monsanto funding the series A $4million dollars, however all i see now are reports of that funding coming from Drive Capital.

I cant believe I misread that poorly years ago, but I must have, because clearly im wrong.

Sorry anyone for the misinformation. Has me baffled why I adamently stopped using thier product for that reason, which i was really beginning to love.
 
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