A weekly segment titled, “What’s in the news?” at Redferns.ca highlights one particular ag-related article, hopefully of interest to you, the reader. Enjoy.

Xarvio launches weed identification app

There’s an interesting new app for your mobile device that you may want to download, writes Dale Leftwich of realagriculture.com.

“What if you could just point your phone at a weed and the phone would tell you what you were looking at? At one time it was a huge breakthrough to be able to take a picture of a weed and send a text message to an agronomist. It still is in fact, but sometimes your favourite agronomist is busy helping some other confused individual. There may be a solution to this problem.”

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