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Inventory Management

One of the most important things that any business needs to know is how much inventory they have and what it’s worth. Farming is no exception to this. The value of the inventory is directly affected… Read More

Get more out of your farm with Farm At Hand Premium Farm At Hand Premium gives you access to the Crop Overview tool  — an easier way for you to manage crop production… Read More

Five Things You Need To Do To Have Your Equipment Ready For Seeding

It’s that time of year to get your equipment ready for data collection! For this guest blog post, we reached out to our friends at Enns Brothers — Dave Ives is a Field Advisor and… Read More

Field Management

What did I put here last year….. Wait, that wasn’t me. I just rented this quarter. What did they seed here last year…. Oats? Canola? That information has to be here somewhere… Read More

Agronomy 101

There’s time for that… A common phrase. Especially in the agronomy world — the craziness of seeding, spraying, insects, disease, scouting. Most seasons there’s barely time to… Read More

We’ve got news: new feature alert!

Are you ready? Because Farm At Hand has news! Introducing Crop Overview: an easier way for you to manage crop production & field profits! Manage your farm from 30,000 feet and… Read More

NEWS: Farm At Hand and HUB International collaborate to make access to farm insurance easier

                As drivers of innovation, Farm At Hand and HUB International are proud to announce they are teaming up to help farmers with easier access to hail and farm… Read More

Know where your grain came from and where it’s going

Farm At Hand has made updates to your Storage so you can better track the movement of grain on your farm. You now have the ability to: Know which field your grain came from, where it’s… Read More

Easily track your planting activities this season

We know that keeping everyone organized during planting and keeping track of what has to be done can be harder than the burnt hockey pucks that Uncle Bert passes off as hamburgers. Plan your growing season… Read More

#HereForFarmers To Retire And Support #DoMoreAg

The purpose behind #HereForFarmers has always been to impact positive change around mental health issues in Agriculture. The number of suicides in our industry is staggering and the stigma around mental health challenges isn’t helping. Read More

Meet The Dogs of Farm At Hand: DUKE!

  Tell us a bit about yourself. Hi my name is Duke, and I’m a 6 year old Chinese Sharpei. My mom adopted me 3 years ago. They say I had it pretty… Read More

Meet Your Ag Expert: Jenn Rasmussen

What is your name and what type of ‘Ag Expert’ are you? My name is Jenn Rasmussen and I am an independent agronomist in Southern Alberta.   Where do you work, and what is your… Read More

Are You In The Top 5%?

I’ve read numerous studies over the years that show that only around 5% of producers in Canada use options & futures as part of their marketing toolbox compared to about 35% in the US. The… Read More

Meet Your Ag Expert: David Derwin

What is your name and what type of ‘Ag Expert’ are you? My name is David Derwin. I make hedging & risk management simple, straightforward & effective. Where do you work, and what is your… Read More

Meet Your Ag Expert: Robert Hornford

  What is your name and what type of ‘Ag Expert’ are you? My name is Robert Hornford. I would probably say I am a weed and herbicide specialist but I strive to be a… Read More

Meet Your Ag Expert: Mark Wobick

What is your name? Mark Wobick Where do you work, and what is your current job title? I work at MNP in Lethbridge. My job title is Senior Manager – Farm Management Consultant. How long… Read More

Farm At Hand Launches Premium Features

Vancouver, BC – Farm At Hand announced today that it is launching a new suite of premium features starting with Crop Planner – a planning tool to take farmers from 30,000 ft, down… Read More

FAH Partners With Univar to Launch Platform For Agronomists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday September 19th, 2017 FARM AT HAND PARTNERS WITH UNIVAR TO LAUNCH PLATFORM FOR AGRONOMISTS WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – Farm At Hand announced today that it is launching – Farm At Hand Agronomy… Read More

Meet The Farmily: Alexa Solomon

(Alexa on the left – VERY excited about corn!) What’s your name? My name is Alexa Solomon I’ve been a marketer/community builder since… I have been working in marketing/communications/community building since 2010… Read More

#MeetTheFarmily: Kevin Doole

What’s your name? Kevin Doole I’ve been a developer since… I’ve been developing software since 2008. How did you become a developer? I was the designer at the University of Manitoba students’ newspaper, the Manitoban. Read More

Talking About Mental Health in “Farm” Language

Hi! My name is Amanda, and I have the unique situation of being a practicing mental health professional and a born and raised farm girl. I was in three, yes, THREE different 4-H clubs growing… Read More

How To Optimize FAH Use For Planting

You’re in the midst of planting season – you have papers all over your office, you can’t remember what your hired help has completed, and things are getting STRESSFUL. Sound familiar? Let’s change that. Enter… Read More

#HereForFarmers 2017 Is Here!

Our #HereForFarmers campaign is officially starting tomorrow (just in time for mental health awareness week) and we couldn’t be more excited to share the designs with you! Our staff all voted on what they thought you… Read More

Meet The Farmily: Dan Bernardic

What’s your name? My Name is Dan Bernardić. I’ve been a Web developer since… 2007 How did you become a Web developer? I completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Science from the… Read More

Meet The Farmily: Caroline Roue

The Farmily series is back and our team has grown! We would like to introduce you to the new members of Farm At Hand! The team comes from different backgrounds: farming, technology, design, filmmaking and more. Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Tyler Real

What’s your name? Tyler Real I have been a farmer since: I’ve helped on the farm since I was 12 years old and I am currently taking agribusiness in Brandon then returning back to… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Leandro Rittel

What’s your name? My name is Leandro Rittel I have been a farmer since: I’ve been a farmer since I was born, but I actually learned how to drive a tractor when I was eleven. Read More

2016 Harvest Sampling Program

Understanding your grain’s quality is important when it comes to marketing. Depending on end-user requests, your local buyer might have some wiggle room to pay above grade. The many diverse end uses for different crops domestically… Read More

With Dryness Alleviated, Attention Turns to Quality

The early part of this growing season on the Prairies carried a lot of concern about dryness through a large portion of Saskatchewan, Alberta and parts of Manitoba. However, widespread rain over the past… Read More

New iOS release is available (and inventory auto-update enabled)

Good news! You can now auto-adjust your inventory level from your iOS app. All you have to do is attach a bin or a grain bag to your Delivery ticket and voila! Remember that you will… Read More

Introducing: Delivery and Storage Integration

You ask, we deliver! Farmers are always at the centre of our operations at Farm At Hand. This is why when you asked for a feature, we take it seriously. Many of you asked for an… Read More

Farm at Hand and Farmlink Hire New General Manager of Technology

WINNIPEG, March 17, 2016 – Farm At Hand announced this week that co-founders Kim Keller and Himanshu Singh will be leaving the company effective March 31st. As the next step in the growth of the Farm… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Craig Andres

What’s your name? Craig Andres I have been a farmer since: I grew up on my family farm but back actively farming since 2007 – about 9 years now. After you go out and not… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Andy Neufeld

What’s your name? My Name is Andy Neufeld. I have been a farmer since: I was about 11 years old when I plugged dad’s new JD combine in flax until the drive belt burned right… Read More

Safe Grain Handling Tips

We know the dangers of augers and PTOs. But we also need to be prepared for drowning in dry grain, or dust fires. Grain farming has its share of potentially deadly hazards. There are some obvious… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Twila Miller

What’s your name? Twila Miller I have been a farmer since: I think I was born a “farmerette”. I helped my mom and dad with their farming until I graduated, then in 2001 started full… Read More

How Hedging Can Help When Margins Are Tight

This is a guest post by Jonathon Driedger, Senior Analyst – FarmLink Marketing Solutions. How Hedging can help when margins are tight, and considerations for getting started As we look ahead to the 2016… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Dean Toews

What’s your name? Dean Toews. I have been a farmer since: Not sure about the day but I was 5 when operated lawn mower, field work at 7 or 8 and started driving the combine… Read More

2016 Acreage Estimates, And How To Use Them In Farm Marketing Planning

This is a guest post from FarmLink Marketing Solutions. In the course of analyzing the medium and long-term outlook for the various crops that we market for farmers in western Canada, the analysts at… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Jeff Keller

What’s your name? Jeff Keller. I have been a farmer since..: Basically my entire life, but started farming beyond being child labour, haha, in 1999. I have been a Farm At Hand user: Day 1!… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Darcy Friesen

What’s your name? Darcy Friesen. I have been a farmer…: my whole life. I grew up on the farm where my father was born and raised and I started farming with my dad actively… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Carolyn Wehde

What’s your name? Carolyn Wehde. I have been a farmer…: for the last 4 years. I grew up on a farm and fell in love with farming. I have been a Farm At Hand user…:… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Colin Penner

What’s your name? Colin Penner. I have been a farmer since…: Officially my first farming tax report was filed in 2008, but I’ve grown up on a farm so really I’ve been a farmer all… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Adam Young

What’s your name? Adam Young. I have been a farmer since: I grew up on my parents’ farm, so I have been around it my whole life but I decided to make it my career… Read More

Get More From Benchmarking – Compare Apples To Apples

This is a guest post by Brenda Tjaden Lepp, Chief Analyst at FarmLink Marketing Solutions. Follow her on Twitter @btjadenlepp! The 2015 growing season is a wrap and the work of planning for… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Korey Peters

What’s your name? Korey Peters. I have been a farmer since: 2012. I was a high school music teacher before I started farming full time in 2012. I took a one-year leave from my… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Teri Ruecker

What’s your name? Teri Ruecker. I have been a farmer since: birth I guess. I grew up on my parents’ farm. They have been retired since 2006. I have been actively farming since 1997… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Marv W

What’s your name? Marv W. I have been a farmer [since]: all my life. I was born on a farm. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: about three years ago. Farm At Hand… Read More

Three Fall Trends In Selling And Buying Used Farm Equipment

This is a guest post by Jordan Clarke, Ritchie Bros. Sales Director – Saskatchewan & Manitoba. Farm At Hand is doing a Twitter chat with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers on Nov 9 at 8pm ET. Join… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Dustin Gabor

What’s your name? Dustin Gabor. I have been a farmer since: My dad Ron started farming in 1978. My older brother Mike got involved full time in 2002. He has since taken the reigns, allowing… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Rob Sharkey

What’s your name? Rob Sharkey I have been a farmer since: I have been farming full time since 1999. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: I just signed up – looks like… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Dustin Babij

What’s your name? Dustin Babij. I have been a farmer since: I am the son of a second generation farmer and will be attending college this fall to eventually become the third generation. I have… Read More

A Quick Refresher For New Crop Marketing

Volatile futures markets, fluctuating currencies and shifting spreads can make marketing your grain a difficult task. As you’re marketing this year’s new crop here are some tips to help you stay on top of your marketing… Read More

Meet Your Farmily: Greg Tandiono

Every Friday, we feature stories from a farmer in our community. It’s only fair that we also share our stories – where we come from, why we started/joined Farm At Hand, what we strife… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Troy Seaworth

What’s your name? Troy Seaworth. I have been a farmer since: all my life! Although I only started doing farm management in 1997. I have been a Farm At Hand user: just starting to… Read More

Harvest Is Here – Ensure Safety Is Top-Of-Mind On Your Farm

As the days get shorter, it means only one thing for farmers: harvest is here. Harvest is a farmer’s busiest time of the year and unfortunately one of the most dangerous, as it comes with the… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Grant Morgan

What’s your name? Grant Morgan I have been a farmer since: 1985, when I graduated high school. We are a grain farm , from 1970 to 2010 we were also a hog farm . My… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Brent Glover

What’s your name? Brent Glover. I have been a farmer since: You could say I’ve farmed all my life. I started farming when I was 5 years old and I have been farming for 32… Read More

Crop Insurance: How to File a Claim to Protect Losses Due to Drought

Crop production is a cash intensive, high risk venture. Many unknowns exist that farmers must deal with, such as production costs, market conditions and weather/growing conditions. Production costs can be controlled by early purchases or prepayments… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Chad Bown

What’s your name? Chad Bown I have been a farmer since: I’ve been actively farming for about 9 years now. I am a fourth generation farmer and before this I helped my parents’ farm. I… Read More

Managing Combine Losses During Harvest

Every farmer wants to get the most out of their hard work and one way to do that is to minimize combine losses during harvest. We connected with Derek Rude A.Sc.T. from PAMI (Prairie Agricultural… Read More

Sampling Your Grain Bin 101

This is a guest post from SGS Agricultural Services Canada. You completed another long and tiring harvest, the fruits of your labour are in the bin. Do you have a sample in hand, ready… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Justin Korte

What’s your name? Justin Korte. I have been a farmer since: I started farming my own land in 2007 but have helped out for as long as I can remember. I’ve been a Farm At… Read More

Pro Tips for Pre-Harvest and Desiccation Sprays

This is a guest post by Tom Wolf of Agrimetrix Research and Training. Image courtesy of Korey Peters. A fast and efficient harvest is one of our enduring dreams. Few things are worse… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Ian Boxall

What’s your name? Ian Boxall. I have been a farmer since: I’ve been farming since 2010. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: 2013. Farm At Hand new dashboard is great and I love… Read More

Spray Nozzle Technologies and Trends – Things to Consider for #SPRAY15

This is a guest post by Wayne Steward, Global Spray Technology Product Manager – Pentair Hypro. The agricultural spraying industry is changing at a fast pace with new chemical formulations, potential regulation changes… Read More

The Hail Cometh And Taketh Away

Earlier this year we ran #HereForFarmers campaign to raise funds for farmers’ well-being, and to increase awareness about the realities of farming and how stressful it can be. It’s been really dry in the West… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Roberta Galbraith

L-R: Neil, Roberta, their son Ryan and Roberta’s parents, Gwen and Bob Manns. Three generations of Ag graduates from the University of Manitoba Ag Faculty. What’s your name? Roberta Galbraith I have been a farmer… Read More

Talking About Insects With Scott Meers

We chatted with Scott Meers, Insect Management Specialist at Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and ask him questions about insects management. Check out the Q&A below. You can find Scott on Twitter @ABbugcounter. Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Doug Erickson

What’s your name? Doug Erickson I have been a farmer Officially farming since 1999, but I have been involved in our farm since 1975. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: since 2014; it… Read More

Harvest Marketing Decisions

This is a guest post by Jonathon Driedger, Senior Market Analyst at FarmLink Marketing Solutions. For other grain marketing tips, check out this post. Harvest is just around the corner and farmers’… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Laramie Eyben

What’s your name? Laramie Eyben. I have been a farmer I started farming my own land in 1996 but farming was always in my blood. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: May 2015. Read More

Meet Your Farmily: Mark Relph

What’s your name? Mark Relph What do you do? I’m a technology industry guy. I’ve been working in technology for 20 years in a variety of roles including technology support, sales, business development, product management… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Dustin Krahn

What’s your name? Dustin Krahn I have been a farmer since: 2008 I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: I have been a Farm At Hand member since 2015. This unique app has helped… Read More

Getting To Know Barley Council Canada

Over the coming months we will be featuring organizations and associations in North America that helps and works with farmers. This week, we sat down with the Barley Council of Canada. What is Barley Council… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Mike Beckie

What’s your name? Mike Beckie I have been a farmer I’ve been working the dirt for 32 years full time but started at age 7 driving tractors. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user… Read More

Welcoming Kevin North, CEO Of Terapeak, To Our Advisory Board

We are welcoming Kevin North, CEO of Terapeak as an advisor to Farm At Hand; he will help guide the company through fundraising, global expansion and monetization. Farm At Hand currently serves more than… Read More

Used Farm Equipment: Pricing Insight & Help From Ritchie Bros

This is a guest post by Simon Wallan, Vice President, Sales – Ritchie Bros. Every day you spend on the farm is spent consumed by the numbers that can make or break your operation: commodity… Read More

Free Isn’t Just for Farmers Anymore

Sign up for early access Farmers, have you ever been out in the field, at the auction, or even finally taking that weekend at the lake, and your advisor (agronomist, agrologist, etc) needs to know… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Jeff Bennett

What’s your name? Jeff Bennett I have been a farmer Officially this is my 3rd crop… Unofficially 29 years, 6 months, 15 days. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: 2013. It helps… Read More

Easy Access To Your Planting And Commodity Status

Today we changed things up a little! We put your Farm At Hand dashboard to work for you. There is certain information that you need at a glance; now we put that front and center on… Read More

Economic Thresholds Of Insect Pests: How Many Insects Are Too Many?

This article originally appears on the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Agriculture website. If you’re looking for information regarding recommended monitoring procedures, and for certain pests, alternatives to chemical control, see the full article on their… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: John Kowalchuk

What’s your name? John Kowalchuk I have been a farmer for about the last 30 years. I started to help on the farm a little when I was 10 and more actively when I was… Read More

Farm Safety 101

We all know that safety comes first. This is especially true in farming. Agriculture is the third most hazardous industry of Canada based on the number of fatalities, most of which are machine-related. However,… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Scott Perkin

What’s your name? Scott Perkin I have been a farmer since: 2003. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: 2013. Farm At Hand has helped me keep track of all fields and field… Read More

Visualize Your Farm!

At Farm At Hand, we always want to make things easier for farmers. We work hard to bring you features that will help you this growing season. With that in mind, we want to introduce you… Read More

Meet The Farmily: Anastasia Hambali

Over the last few weeks you have read and heard stories from your fellow farmers in North America (#MeetYourFarmer series). Now, I think it’s time to meet the people behind the scenes who keep Farm… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Ginelle Pidwerbesky

What’s your name? Ginelle Pidwerbesky. I have been a farmer since: 2003. After graduating High School in Prince Albert, I moved out to the farm to live with my Dad and see what it was… Read More

#HereForFarmers Campaign Raised Almost $7,000 Donation For Farm Stress Line

We launched the #HereForFarmers campaign on February 19 to raise funds and awareness for farmers’ mental health. It was an amazing surprise to see the reaction and support from our communities (that’s you!) who contributed… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Lance Walker

What’s your name? Lance Walker I have been a farmer since: I was born. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: 2013. Farm At Hand has helped me to organize and keep track… Read More

Top Apps For Farmers On The Go

Never accuse us farmers of being afraid to use new technology. We all want to avoid sitting at a desktop whenever we can and the plethora of apps and other tools out there really help… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Sean Harkness

What’s your name? Sean Harkness I have been a farmer since: Full time farming since 2005. I’ve helped out on our farm and other farms since I was 13. I’ve been a Farm At… Read More

Farm Data – One Large Step For Grain Marketers, One Giant Leap For Farmkind

This one of a series of blogs where we explore how Farm At Hand is helping those enterprises farmers are increasingly relying and depending on to become more efficient and productive. Last week: Agronomists, next… Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mothers are very special. At any given day, mothers would rather tell the story of their families and children instead of her own. So today, in celebration of Mother’s day, we want to share her story. Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Deb Keller

This week is a special edition of Meet Your Farmer in celebration of Mother’s Day. Kim Keller, Farm At Hand co-founder, who is also a third generation farmer, shares some stories about her mom, Deb Keller. Read More

Farm Data For Agronomists

This one of a series of blogs where we explore how Farm At Hand is helping those enterprises farmers are increasingly relying and depending on to become more efficient and productive. Next up: Grain Market Consultants. Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Rick Keller

What’s your name? Rick Keller – R&D Keller Farms Ltd. I have been a farmer since: since 1976 when I was 16. I’ve been a Farm At Hand user since: I was the first Farm… Read More

Women In Ag Fireside Chat: Why Agriculture Is A Dream Worth Casting

Chris Mannes once said that agriculture is a dream worth casting. In this last installment of #WomenInAg podcast, listen to a robust discussion from women in ag about the opportunities in this amazing industry. If… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Louis Morton

What’s your name? Louis Morton I have been a farmer since: [I] started farming full time in 2011. I have been a Farm At Hand user since [I have] been using the Farm At Hand… Read More

Stay Powered Up In The Fields!

Growing season is here and soon you’ll be out in the fields for hours on end. We are with you every step of the way and we want to keep you powered up! Share a screenshot… Read More

Field, Planting Or Spraying Report At The Touch Of A Button

No more last minute scrambling to put together field report, planting report or spraying report. We know how valuable your time is, especially during the growing season. No one wants to sit down and compile… Read More

Meet Your Farmer: Micheal Wipf

What’s your name? Micheal Wipf I have been a farmer since: at the age 10 I operated a hay rake and my dad let me drive the combine. I’ve been a Farm At Hand… Read More

Why You Should Never Share Your Login Information

Big data has been a hot topic in Agriculture, so is data ownership and privacy. With the plethora of farm apps out there, it’s reasonable that we want to know how our data is being used. Read More

15 Farmstagram Accounts You Should Follow Now

As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. And it can definitely convey more than 140 characters! What better way to share the #farmlife? If you haven’t already, start snapping some… Read More

#HereForFarmers Campaign Extended!

We could not have been more grateful for all your support and have decided to extend the #HereForFarmers campaign a little longer to raise more funds for farmers’ mental health. We also would like to… Read More

The Ultimate Guide For #Plant15

You are always on our mind. No, seriously! We want and always try to add value to our users – that’s you! – so for the fast approcahing growing season we decided to put together a… Read More

Coping With Farm Stress

This is a guest post from Gina Kempton-Doane. Gina is a Registered Psychologist in Saskatchewan with an academic and practical background in Agriculture. Plant15 is about to get underway and with that the stress of the… Read More

Women In Ag Fireside Chat Pt.2 – Agvocacy

Agvocacy is a very broad topic. In this second installment of #WomenInAg podcast, listen to a robust discussion from women in ag about their experience being agvocates. (ICYMI: here’s the first podcast.) Kim… Read More

Top 5 Tips and Tricks for #Spray15

This is a guest post by Tom Wolf of Agrimetrix Research and Training. Spray15 is here, but are you ready? Here are the top 5 tips and tricks to give you a productivity… Read More

Grain Marketing Tips You Don’t Want To Miss

This is a guest post by Brenda Tjaden Lepp, Co-Founder and Chief Analyst at Farm Link Marketing Solutions. As farmers prepare to hit the fields, a few last-minute marketing decisions may be in order. Once… Read More

Learning More About Precision Ag with Remi Schmaltz

Precision Ag is a huge topic that could be hard to navigate. So we sat down with Decisive Farming CEO, Remi Schmaltz to pick his brain about what you need to know prior to… Read More

#HereForFarmers Campaigned Reached Target Goal

Today we exceeded our #HereForFarmers Indiegogo campaign target goal, and we could not be more grateful for your support and generosity. It means a lot to us that our communities, both in agriculture and in… Read More

Q&A With An Agronomist – Scott Keller

Planting season is right around the corner. We sat down with Scott Keller to pick his brain about what you need to know prior to seeding this year. Check it out! (Or skip to… Read More

Women In Ag Fireside Chat

Recently, Farm At Hand’s own Kim Keller sat down with three wonderful women who either work or actively involved in the world of Agriculture. In this podcast episode, we are lucky to have insights and stories… Read More

10 Myths About Free Farm Apps Debunked

We’ve have received many questions around what a “free” farm management app exactly means. The app is free because we feel farmers should have access to the best technologies and data to improve their farm operations,… Read More

Three Planning Tips For Your Most Efficient #Plant15 Yet

By now, despite the snow, many of you are gearing up for seeding and planting this spring. Let us help you make #Plant15 your most efficient and productive planting season yet. As we all know getting… Read More

Standing Up To Support Farmers Mental Health

Since writing my last post about the stress and mental health issues faced by farmers, the whole topic has been weighing heavily on me. I feel like I took a step in the right direction,… Read More

Managing Your Planting, Spraying And Scouting Records Just Got Easier

Plant 2015 is just around the corner and everyone is gearing up to get going. Those pesky field records are typically an afterthought until reporting time when you are scrambling to meet the deadline. We’re here… Read More

Managing Your Fleet Just Got Easier with Farm At Hand

We all know keeping equipment ready and able is a lot of work! It requires accurate record keeping, advance planning, as well as scheduling of tune-ups and routine maintenance. There’s good news! The Farm At… Read More

#FarmerNice

Chris Soules is not the only Iowa native garnering attention from agriculture communities. Yesterday, Scott Siepker (also known as Iowa Nice Guy on YouTube) posted a video that gives consumers a primer on what… Read More

How To Add A New Commodity to Your Farm At Hand Account

Farm At Hand was originally built as an in-house solution for our co-founder’s family farm in Saskatchewan, Canada that grows grains and cash crops. Today, the farm management app you have in your smartphone is an… Read More

A Farm App That Supports Multi-User Collaboration

Any farm manager knows keeping farming records accurately can be time-consuming. Our co-founder Kim Keller was faced with this exact problem when she had to keep track of all the farm records on the family… Read More

Farm At Hand Is Hittin’ The Road

We’ll be back in the Prairies this month! Winter time, as you know, is tradeshow time and this January we will be at these shows alongside all of you. Drop by, say hi – we’ll have… Read More

Your Data is Your Data At Farm At Hand

Big Data has been around for 70 years. Hard to believe given all the white hot buzz around it in the tech and agtech industries. Big data allows us to see patterns and trends that… Read More

Getting Under The Hood With Max About The New Farm At Hand Look

Hey, my name’s Max Lin – I am the UI/UX designer here at Farm At Hand. I’ve been learning a ton about the awesome industry that is Agriculture over the past 6 months. Growing up in… Read More

Taking The Pain Out Of Tax Prep

Tax time…two of the most hated words in all the land. No one likes spending hours doing manual, paper-based bookkeeping or scrambling at year-end to get all of your farm records in order. That is why… Read More

We’re Combining What You’re Swathing – New Features and Website!

At Farm At Hand, farmers are first. Every decision we make at Farm At Hand needs to benefit farmers, solve problems for the farm and make the job of farming easier, more efficient and productive as… Read More

Congrats to #IAmFarmer contest winners!

Last month we launched an online photo and video contest, #IAmFarmer. So much has changed in Agriculture but the public perception of what we do is still stuck in the past. We started #IAmFarmer campaign… Read More

Find us at Agri-Trade 2014!

Farm At Hand is headed to Red Deer, Alberta for the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo on November 5-8, 2014. If you’re looking for your next equipment purchase, this is not an event you want to miss!… Read More

iOS update: version 2.1.1 is now available on App Store

We have released a new version of the Farm At Hand iOS app. The team is hard at work continuing to improve Farm At Hand. With this update we addressed some of the bugs you… Read More

Farming, Stress and Starting the Conversation

A couple of weeks ago, Kim Keller, Farm At Hand co-founder and third generation farmer from Saskatchewan, penned a blog post on stress, the Farm Life and why she chooses this path. Her blog post has… Read More

iOS update: version 2.1.0 is now available on App Store

We have released a new version of the Farm At Hand iOS app. This update includes the following fixes: Activities Fixed various crashes when updating Activities Fixed various bugs in planting, application and spraying category… Read More