SoilWaterApp estimates Plant Available Soil Water during fallows and crops

-using local soil, weather and crop information on your iOS device (iPhone iPad)

Download on the App Store
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Supporting Australian Farm Decision Makers

Erratic weather makes stored soil water a critical part of profitable cropping in Australia.

Fast and reliable estimates of soil water status contribute to more informed decision-making.

SoilWaterApp estimates soil water using Bureau of Meteorology data (from Silo) and local rainfall records. Push probe and soil water sensor readings can also be used.

Data is securely stored and available from multiple devices.


Introduction to using SoilWater App (YouTube)


SoilWater App users in Australia!

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Latest news

SWApp V3.10 Released
SWApp (V3.10) to be released 23rd January 2017 A new versionwill  released to the App Store in the next few days (~24/1/2017) with some significant updates and bug fixes Updates includ...

Added rainfall data viewable
Rainfall data that is manually entered via SWApp can now be viewed and downloaded in two formats: a csv format for use in other programs; and a calendar format similar to most farm records.  ...

WA (DAFWA) climate sites now available
SWApp now accesses an extra 140 weather stations in Western Australia (DAFWA climate station). https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/weather-stations  Accessed when selecting an optional local rain...

Wireless (BlueTooth) rain gauge developed for SWApp
A "wireless" raingauge now interfaces directly with SWApp,  uploading rainfall data for the specific location. The gauge uses low power Bluetooth technology and the iPhone/...