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Spreading manure: There’s an app for that


September 25, 2013
By The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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September 25, 2013 – In the five-plus years since the App Store launched, it seems like there’s been an app for almost everything. Today we get one step closer to removing that “almost” qualifier with the release of an app that allows dairy farmers to calculate how much manure they need to spread.

No, that’s not a joke. The folks at DairyNZ Limited have released an app called FDE Calculator (FDE stands for Farm Dairy Effluent Spreading) that helps a farmer work out the nutrient loads in the manure he is spreading on his land. READ MORE