DTN/The Progressive Farmer: Agriculture News
iOS iPad News
Introducing the DTN/The Progressive Farmer agriculture app for the iPad™
Get the agriculture industry’s most powerful content app specifically designed for the iPad. This app meets your information needs with access to award-winning agriculture news, commodity market data, and industry-specific weather intelligence.
Award-winning agriculture news — Read our award-winning coverage on a broad range of topics including breaking industry news, markets, crops, livestock, equipment, farm business, land management, ag policy, and farm life. Benefit from articles and analysis by your favorite reporters, analysts, and editors, including Darin Newsom, Bryce Anderson, Marcia Taylor and many others.
Market data — Detailed market data allows you to effectively track futures and stocks through our state-of-the-art, multi-redundant ticker plants and quote servers.
Interactive charts — Link charts to market data for a single, seamless view of how the latest prices correlate with current market trends. Drag your finger across the chart to see trends in market data.
Cash grain prices — Have the latest cash grain prices for your local area right at your fingertips. With more than 4,000 cash bid locations across the United States and Canada, you can quickly compare to see who is offering the best price for easier selling decisions.
Watch list — Create your own watch list to effortlessly monitor your preferred futures, options and stock picks.
Real-time agriculture weather information includes:
- Animated radar map
- Animated satellite map
- Five-day local forecasts for U.S. and Canadian locations
- Hour-by-hour forecasts
- Daily morning market weather outlook video featuring Meteorologist Bryce Anderson
- Detailed current conditions for your location
- Twenty additional weather maps specifically for agriculture professionals
Videos — View daily weather, market, and special interest videos in high definition to stay on top of issues impacting your business and bottom line.
Archived Content- DTN/PF award winning content is now stored so you no longer have to worry if you’re going to be out of 3G or Wi-Fi range, the app will retain data from the last time you connected allowing you to view content while offline. Take the iPad into your truck, cab, or out in the field and freely browse our news and information.
Offline indicator- we’ve built in a simple signal to let you know when you are offline, when content storage is in progress, and when the archived content is loaded.
o Red light- you are offline. You may either browse the archived content of connect to Wi-Fi or 3G to refresh your DTN/PF news and information
o Yellow light- you are connected but storage of archived content is still in progress. Please wait until you see a green light.
o Green light- you are connected and content will update automatically
- bug fixes