The changing world of on-farm communications

Two-way radios, Mike and 10-4 systems are still working for some farmers, but smart phone applications are also gaining acceptance


Tools that allow farmers to communicate with employees, suppliers and family members are being offered on more devices with more features. It is possible with some smart phone applications to talk, text, send photos and keep a record of conversations and texts. It is also possible to lose time and money if your message doesn’t get through, which could also happen.

Better Farming - June/July 2012