8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Noble Foundation releases ag calculators, utilities app
— With continuous technology advancements, production agriculture is more
efficient and mobile than ever before.
As part of The
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation’s focus on advancing agriculture, the
organization has released a new app called “Ag Tools.” The app will provide
agricultural producers and land managers with calculators and utilities to help
crunch numbers and gain information when making management decisions.
Calculation topics include beef cattle, grazing, wildlife and fisheries, pecan
trees, sprayer calibration, and fertilization.
“We wanted to
create an app that would provide more information for farmers and ranchers,
giving them the ability to make better-informed management decisions out in the
field,” said Bryan Nichols, Noble Foundation livestock consultant. “We chose
the calculators that best fit the common situations producers encounter on a
The app is
available for free download through the Apple and Android app stores. The
calculators are also available in a desktop version online at www.noble.org/ag/tools.
currently available in the app are:
Condition Score Change
Square Ration Balancing
calculators will be added in the future.