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Stories: iFarm

Technology and Farming

Story Location: Stratford, California More stories in this location

Water doesn’t come cheap in California’s Central Valley.

So luckily, farmer Zachary Sheely is handy with his iPhone. Sheely, the latest in a long line of American agricultural innovators, has developed an iPhone app to help manage the family farm.

His program layers high-tech aerial imagery, soil info and irrigation blueprints to create a user-friendly management tool for the 21st century farmer.

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