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UVM Agronomist’s Farming App Featured in Boston Globe, ABC News and Others

Heather Darby, an agronomic and soils specialist with UVM extension, is profiled in this Associated Press story about the increase in technology use by farmers. After discovering inefficiencies that were resulting from sub-par record keeping, Darby designed the goCrop web and mobile app, one of a growing number of technological additions to farming that aim to utilize smartphones and tablets to streamline farmer’s organization and decision-making processes. Read the story…