RangeDay IV: Supplemental Resources & Materials


Resources are available for download prior to arrival at NM Youth Ranch Management Camp. Because of limited network availability, download of materials is encouraged before arrival. All materials will be available on team issued iPads.


Presentations

Image of rangeland heifer
In order to produce beef, ranch managers must first grow grass and manage competing vegetation such as juniper saplings.

Supplemental Resources


Videos


iOS Apps

  • ArcGIS (free)
    ArcGIS is a great way to discover and use maps. Tap the map, or use your current location and discover information about what you see. You can query the map, search and find interesting information, measure distances and areas of interest, and share maps with others.
  • Avenza PDF Maps (free)
    PDF Maps is a powerful, offline map viewer with a connected in-app Map Store to find, purchase and download professionally created maps for a wide variety of uses. Maps stored on your device and are always available even when not connected to the Internet.
  • CattleFax (free)
    The app is a true go-to, deciding factor for your everyday beef industry data and analysis needs. Get up-to-the-minute information and follow futures markets from the best single source of information in the beef industry. Browse cattle prices, view industry data, examine industry news and check weather forecasts.
  • DTN/The Progressive Farmer (free)
    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.
  • ID Weeds (free)
    ID Weeds allows you to search for weeds by their common or latin name, view a list of weeds, or identify weeds based upon a number of different characteristics. Details about each weed are presented, along with photograph(s) of the weed specified.
  • MyRadar (free)
    MyRadar a fast, easy-to-use, weather application that displays animated weather radar around your current location, allowing you to quickly see what weather is coming your way. Just start the app, and your location pops up with animated weather, allowing you to easily see if rain is headed your way.
  • Range & Pasture Solution Finder (free)
    Designed to assist those involved in range and pasture management with making weed control solution decisions for nutrient-robbing weeds and brush—allowing grasses to thrive. Along with product details, the app contains a weed identification component to help get specific herbicide solutions based on various weed spectrums ranchers and cattlemen see on their pastures.
  • RxBurnTracker (free)
    RxBurnTracker allows the user to monitor fire effects and keep track of prescribed burns. With RxBurnTracker, you can (1) Photograph burn units prior to and after burns are conducted, (2) Organize pictures and burn data chronologically, (3) Use the ghost image camera overlay to precisely match previous photo points, (4) Record burn data about each burn unit.
  • SprayIT
    Hypro Spray It - Spray nozzles are often the smallest and most overlooked piece of equipment on a machine. However, they have the greatest effect on the accuracy and efficiency of each application.
  • SpraySelect (free)
    SpraySelect allows you to quickly and easily choose the proper tip or nozzle for your application. Just enter speed, spacing and your target rate, select your drop size category and you have a list of tips that will work for your application. The right nozzle is just a few seconds away.
  • Stocking Rate Calculator for Grazing Livestock ($.99)
    GrazingCalc allows the user to quickly and easily calculate a correct stocking rate for your property based on the measured forage production. GrazingCalc can apply to cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. The tool also allows you to change the number of animals and grazing months based on estimated available forage.
  • Tank Mix Calculator (free)
    This agriculture application is provided free for any farmer to use on their mobile device to quickly and easily generate a tank mix. Just enter your acreage, tank size, and carrier volume. Next, select your chemicals from our list or add your own. Tank Mix Calculator will then provide you with the number of loads required to spray your acreage, along with full and partial load mixes of the chemicals you selected.
  • YAHOO Weather (free)
    Prepare for your day with the most accurate hourly, 5-day, and 10-day forecasts.