Our free mobile app, allowing you to keep track of Canadian farm news, weather and commodities on your smartphone, is now available for the Android platform.
AgReader Mobile, developed for the Farm Business Communications family of publications, became available Thursday through the Android Market (search for “agricultural news”) and is also available by using an Android phone to visit our site at AgReader.ca.
The AgReader service, branded with your choice of Grainews, Country Guide, Canadian Cattlemen, Alberta Farmer Express or Manitoba Co-operator, provides:
- daily news headlines with links to the AGCanada.com network;
- prices from all major North American agricultural markets, available on a 15-minute delay;
- an alert feature which notifies the user when a futures price reaches a selected level;
- opening, mid-session and closing text market commentaries from Commodity News Service Canada;
- twice-daily Farm Market News radio broadcasts from Commodity News Service Canada.; and
- real-time weather information from more than 800 WeatherFarm stations in Western Canada.
AgReader, billed as the most widely available and accessed agricultural app in Canada, is also available at Apple’s App Store and BlackBerry App World.