I recently was shown this really great app called iNaturalist. This app helps to identify plants and animals around you. All you have to do is take a picture of the plant/insect/animal, and the app will identify it. The app is connected with over 400,000 scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about what you are identifying. If the app isn’t 100% sure what you are looking at, it will give you some top ideas and other uses can weigh in on the image to give their opinion.
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Recently, Grain Farmers of Ontario partnered with Fertilizer Canada, OMAFRA, OABA, OFA and CFFO in the signing of a 4R Ontario Cooperation Agreement. The various parties together have contributed funding for over the next three years to help provide solutions for growers facing rising pressures of reducing environmental impacts while maximizing yields and economic benefit.
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OMAFRA has recently released a new app, the Soil Residue Calculator. Instead of using a 10′ rope to count the residue, you can take a picture with the app to analyze residue and give you a percentage of cover. It is quite accurate and very user friendly. Be sure to check it out!
Check out the app here: https://aszczeci.github.io/crop_residue/