Ontario Agriculture

The network for agriculture in Ontario, Canada

I heard Andrew Campbell speak last night on the benefits of computers and smart phones in agriculture. I know the benefits of the phones along with the fact that I will likely own one in the future. My biggest problem with them is the fact that everyone excepts immediate responses and how addictted you see some people get to them. I also want to know if a smart phone will stand up as well as a normal cell phone because as it stands now if I get two years out of a phone I consider myself doing good. Choosing a cell phone is easy, but which smart phone will fit a farming application better? All thoughts and ideas would be great to hear.

Views: 97

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

We did an AgVisionTv clip on some of the free smart phone applications....
Kevin

Check out this video…
http://www.eHarvest.com/default.aspx?vid=vid_12152008154907562
I have a couple of Smart phone converts as friends who farm alot of acres and are out of the office but still have to manage and stay connected....
They are both using Blackberries and are easier to contact because of the email functionality and are able to use the web browsing for info like market prices and maps etc...

Most new cell phones are adding the new functionality to keep up with the iphone and blackberries...

I forgot my Blackberry at home the other day and was missing it to stay connected.

Joe

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Senate calls for establishing a Migrant Worker Commission to support foreign workers

Establishing a Migrant Worker Commission is the top recommendation

New report highlights locally-grown seed diversity in canada

A new report titled “Building Climate-Resilient Seed Systems in Canada” highlights local organic seeds as key to food and seed security, and climate-resilient agriculture. The report comes from SeedChange, a non-profit based in Ottawa, in partnership with the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO).

CULT Food Science Subsidiary Further Foods Partners with Pawmates

a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, proudly announces its subsidiary Further Foods Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Pawmates.

CULT Food Science Adds Russell Starr as Strategic Advisor

a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, is pleased to announce Russell Starr has joined the team as a strategic advisor.

Food Banks Canada's annual Poverty Report Cards show most of the country on edge of failure as struggles with poverty continue to climb

Canada has reached a critical turning point as poverty and food insecurity worsen in every corner of the country, but despite the scale of the crisis, most governments are not responding with the urgency that is needed, according to Food Banks Canada's newly-released 2024 Poverty Report Cards.

© 2024   Created by Darren Marsland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service