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Farming Basics App

Farming Basics App Design_Page_02The Farming Basics app from Alabama Extension is a gateway of information for small and beginning farmers. Features of this user-friendly app includes the following:

  • horticultural crop descriptions
  • information about major insect pests, diseases, and weeds
  • general management tactics
  • fertilizer and irrigation calculators
  • tools for record keeping, enterprise budgets, and chill-hour accumulation

Clear pictures depict each crop, insect, and disease. Other features include crop and pest alerts, location services (with contact information for Extension regional agents), and an activity calendar linking to upcoming meetings and field days.


The Farming Basics app is available as a free download on iOS and Android devices.

  • Download the Farming Basics via the Apple App Store here.
  • Download the Farming Basics via Google Play here.