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Mobility Meets Productivity
Virginia H. Harris Progressive Farmer Associate Editor
Mon Feb 4, 2013 11:05 AM CST

Managing farms today is a mobile task, often requiring quick decisions based on immediate access to information. Thanks to smartphones and tablets, farmers are making in-field decisions that once took days in just minutes.

The number and variety of mobile apps is wide and always expanding, from weather and news to machinery trackers and yield estimators. The Progressive Farmer sifted through the iTunes and Google Play stores to give you a look at some of this year’s top apps for agriculture.

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Market Strategies: DTN/The Progressive Farmer recently launched this series of apps that aid decision-making by providing analysis ...

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