N-GUAGE grain app is an ideal supplement for any on-farm grain handling and storage as it allows growers access to a virtual grain storage system
Next Instruments, trading as CropScanAg, has partnered with CropScanAg Solutions, to develop a mobile App called N-GAUGE.
N-GAUGE delivers a valuable suite of services and products to growers using the CropScan 3300H On Combine Grain Analyser.
The first module for the N-GAUGE Mobile App is called N-GAUGE Grain Logistics and it provides CropScan 3300H users tools to manage the quality and quantity of grain as it is harvested and then stored in the paddock and on-farm.
The N-GAUGE grain logistics app displays a Virtual Grain Storage System setup for the farm and shows the running average for protein, moisture and oil plus weight for the grain stored in each storage unit, including grain carts, mother bins, field bins, silos, and bags.
Every load of grain that is out loaded from the combine, is tracked from the paddock to the grower’s site storage locations or shipped off to the grain buyers or elevators.
The N-GAUGE grain logistics app also allows the grower, his grain manager and workers to direct the flow of grain from the combine to the site storage locations using their smart phone, iPad or android tablet.
There are tools included that allow the N-GAUGE users to blend, split and transfer grain.
The N-GAUGE Blending Estimator tool allows the user to blend grain from two or three storage locations into a truck or field bin to achieve a specific protein or oil grade.
This method optimises crop payments or to ensure the correct moisture content.
Other N-GAUGE modules are being developed to provide a complete on-farm solution to measuring, managing and growing grains and oilseeds.
These modules will provide management tools for optimising yield in the paddock through simple yet accurate variable rate fertilisation applications, in season nutrient management, soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emission management.
The words, “Measure, Manage Grow” will be seen more often moving forward as they encompass the CropScanAg 5-year strategy to improve productivity and profitability of grain growing.
This will be based on measuring nitrogen in the form of protein using the CropScan 3300H analyser and the N-GAUGE management tools.
CropScanAg is the exclusive distributor for the CropScanAg Solutions N-GAUGE services and products.
For more information, see the website: www.cropscanag.com or contact CropScanAg on tel: 02 9771 5444 within Australia) or on 1 720 435 1139 for USA/Canada growers.