Connected Farm Scout by Trimble Navigation Limited (Universal)
Released: Sep 10, 2012
Version: 2.4
Size: 37 MB
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Connected Farm Scout

Trimble Navigation Limited
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

Change the way you use GPS for field mapping and scouting applications in agriculture. Trimble’s Connected Farm™ scout app uses your smartphone or tablet for mapping field boundaries, locate irrigation pivots, marking flags, and entering scouting information for points, lines, and polygon areas. Scouting attributes include an extensive list of weeds, insects and diseases, and allows you to log the severity of a problem, crop conditions, and more. Photos can be captured and integrated with your scouting attributes.

The Connected Farm scout app is also compatible with Trimble’s GreenSeeker handheld crop sensor. Start by entering NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index) readings from the handheld so that the app can automatically calculate the rate of Nitrogen. The geo-referenced location of the NDVI point is also saved in the app.

The app is flexible to use with any crop such as corn, wheat, beans, cotton, vegetables, and more.

All data is sent via the cell or WI-FI connection to Connected Farm ( where you can view, sort, and print data online. The app is also compatible with Farm Works Software®.

• Calculate areas (acres or hectares) and map field boundaries.
• Utilize the offset feature to enter a distance between you and the actual boundary when logging.
• Display background imagery using Bing™ maps.

• Switch between logging paths, points, and polygon areas.
• Enter scouting attributes for pests, weeds or diseases and log the severity of problems and crop conditions.
• Customize personal notes to scouting jobs.
• Enter scouting data easily without a keyboard using the built-in pick list.

• Capture and geo-reference digital images of pests using the phone or tablet’s built-in camera and GPS.
• Quickly capture pictures of features and field problems, including weeds, rocks, drainage problems, insects, and more.

• Calculate nitrogen rates by using NDVI crop readings from the GreenSeeker handheld crop sensor.

• Manages your data by client, farm, and field names.
• Transfer your data to the Connected Farm where you can view, sort, and print your data online.
• Utilize your Connected Farm account to automatically backup your data. Never lose data again.
• Compatible with Farm Works Software.

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Note: Connected Farm scout app is designed for your iPhone and iPad device. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's new in version 2.4
Bug fixes
Our verdict: Ok
  • = Connected Farm Scout has average ratings (3-star).
  • + The app is free.
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