IPPE Launches New Site & App

Jamie Johansen

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has launched of its newly redesigned website. The user-friendly and responsive website has been updated to enhance the online experience of show attendees and offers easy navigation with access to key areas from the main menu. It is quick to load and highlights relevant attendee and exhibitor information. IPPE welcomes users to browse …

Ag Group, Apps, Feed, IPPE, Meat, Poultry

Wisconsin Cheese Releases Cheese & Bev Pairing App

Jamie Johansen

To the delight of cheese-loving smartphone users, the Wisconsin Cheese Cupid cheese and beverage-pairing app from Wisconsin Cheese is now available for Android mobile devices. Developed by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Wisconsin Cheese Cupid takes the guesswork out of pairing cheese with wine, beer and spirits. With its easy-to-use features, the app can help users create expert pairings on …

Ag Group, Apps, Cheese, Dairy

Florida Dairy Farmers App on Android

Jamie Johansen

Florida Dairy Farmers’ popular SunnyBell’s Florida Dairy Farm Adventure app was initially released for the iPad. But it is now available for Android users. The app is free to download for Android on Google Play, while iPad users can download via iTunes. Within the app SunnyBell, a little calf who longs to find her role of the dairy farm, teaches …

Ag Group, Apps, Dairy, Youth

CattleFax Mobile App Approaches 100,000 Downloads

Jamie Johansen

The CattleFax Mobile App has quickly become the go-to smartphone and tablet application for cattle producers and industry professionals needing market information on the go. The application is nearing 100,000 downloads as it celebrates its second anniversary during the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Another release will be available on the Apple App Store and Google Play …

Agribusiness, Apps, Beef, Cattle, Dairy

New App for Equine Vets

John Davis

A new app is boosting productivity and customer satisfaction for equine veterinarians. Zoetis says its VHub™ App makes it easier to find information and share it with clients. VHub, available for free in the Apple® App Store®, is designed to help equine veterinarians make the most of their time and each client interaction. Veterinarians can use VHub to access client …

Agribusiness, Apps, Veterinary

Dairy Operations Finding Success with CAFOweb

Joanna Schroeder

Dairy farmers in New Mexico are using a great new tool called CAFOweb. The online data management tool allows dairy farmers to better manage nitrogen. As Tara Vander Dussen and Jay Lazarus explained, nitrogen from manure solids and/or effluent can leach into the ground water is not applied at agronomic rates. In other words, said Lazarus, most dairies were not …

Agribusiness, Apps, Dairy, Water

Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements App

Jamie Johansen

Ridley Block Operations has released a new app for livestock producers called LICS; Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements. The new LICS app is supported by RBO’s brands; CRYSTALYX®, SWEETLIX®, STOCKADE® and ULTRALYX® livestock supplements. It is designed to be a useful calculator with minimal, intuitive inputs that make free-choice supplement performance easier to monitor and manage. The FREE LICS app …

Agribusiness, Apps, Cattle, Feed, Livestock, Nutrition

Veterinarians, Producers Gain New Tool to Assess Residue Risk

Jamie Johansen

Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app. The free app is available in the Apple® App Store® for iPad® devices. “This app is a simple way to review practices and evaluate risk levels before your product enters the pork supply,” said Michael Senn, …

Agribusiness, Apps, Swine

Gesdate App Puts Herd in Your Hand

Cindy Zimmerman

A new iPhone app called GESDATE for swine producers to digitally track breeding, gestation, farrowing dates, litters, vaccinations, and more. From conception to sale or harvest day, GESDATE moves swine operations to a new tier of herd organization and management, giving producers unprecedented real-time access to farm data, and introduces a remarkable farm staff collaboration tool. All of these features …

Apps, Livestock, Swine, Technology