New App Helps Farmers Plot Farm Management Decisions

Maureen Langlois Inland Water Quality

A new app from The Ohio State University allows growers to compare the effectiveness of different management decisions within fields. The aim, in part, is to improve water quality throughout the state.

Called Ohio State PLOTS, the free app allows growers, as well as consultants and others who support growers, to design replicated plot layouts by creating on-farm trials that can compare hybrids, seeding populations, fertilizer rates and nutrient management systems, among other practices and inputs, said John Fulton, precision agriculture specialist for Ohio State University Extension.

Read more in a news release by the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Download the app free by searching for “Ohio State Plots” in the App Store and Google Play Store.