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Pasture App
Mon Aug 11, 2014 06:35 AM CDT

Photographs, GPS location, dates, directions and comments about pastures all in one, convenient place. That's the idea behind the University of Nebraska's new mobile app, called GrassSnap.

Available for both Apple and Android devices, the app is free thanks to support from the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition. It is easy to use, taking ranchers through monitoring steps, stamping photographs with all the pertinent information, and then giving the option of downloading all the data to a computer.

Bethany Johnston, Extension educator at UNL, said photo-point and photo-plot monitoring is one of the easier, more repeatable ways available today to get ...

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