Arizona Agriculture: There Really is an App for That!
By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: One of Arizona Agriculture's Own Creates an App for the Livestock Industry, specifically swine producers.
Derived from the words “gestation” and “date” and launched this week, a new smartphone app for iPhone (iOS), called
It appears to cover all aspects of
All of these features lead to time and money savings, according to
Maynard partnered with technology experts and experienced app creators to develop
Better, insists Maynard, because
Even if a user is away from Wi-Fi or cellular service, the app can be used seamlessly, with the FarmSync technology which allows offline use.
“When the farmer, herdsman or other user reaches Wi-Fi, the app will automatically sync and data will be available for viewing by farm management or the entire team.
“This is a real
- Gestation calculator. Plug in the breeding date and
GESDATEwill do the rest
- Track farrowing dates, heat cycles and vaccinations
swine herd by:bred, farrowed and open
- Sow tracking: past litters, vaccinations, heat cycles and notes
- Pig tracking: health/vaccinations, buyer info, price, show
- Allows user to share and sync data with herdsman, with family or the entire farm
- Manage, store, share, and
back upcritical information about the herd
- Track and view breeding details of heat dates, lineage, medical care, and other critical day-to-day data
Several in the industry including purebred, show,