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Weather AppsWeather Apps This is a sample of smart phone weather applications. This is one application area where there are many variations on the weather theme. Apple has a dedicated weather application page and the Android Market Place offers a similar set of applications.

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Agriculture applications will make having a smartphone a must in the field and for staff.
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When looking for information on world agriculture, where do you start? The following websites are good starting points. They are not all encompassing but they will get you started.

Use the power of Google Search. For example Google allows you to specify that your search results must come from a given website. For example, the query [ corn site:fao.org ] will return pages about corn but only from fao.org.

Like many people, Google, Yahoo!, or Bing are the first places you start a search. Using one of these sites is ingrained into our day to day activities. While these sites are excellent starting points, they are not the only places from which to discover information.

This is just a sample of the news services that offer their information through a mobile application or a mobile focused web page.

A sample of agriculture focused news applications. Most are actual applications while Syngenta Farm Mobile is a web site whose content is mobile focused. More smart phone agriculture news applications available.

While these apps might be free, some of information that drives the application may not be. These types of applications are mostly mobile extensions of a farm or operation management system. They allow for management and production staff to see how operations are working while on the road.

These are a collection of specialized smart phone agriculture apps. These types of apps are primarily used as a lookup tool, either to help identify species, review a piece of regulation, or get the specifics on an issue.