For Immediate Release
SELLSMART FOR IPHONE AND IPAD SPRINGS TO LIFE FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO
GUELPH, ON (March 18, 2011) – Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) has now released the iPhone and iPad version of, SellSmart, its mobile application. The application, launched on BlackBerry® devices at the beginning of the year, provides local price information, head-to-head price comparisons, and price alerts.
SellSmart is a game-changer for Ontario’s grain farmers and with positive feedback and high uptake of the BlackBerry® version there was no doubt an iPhone version was needed.
“This application is changing the way farmers access information,” says Erin Fletcher, Manager of Public Affairs and Communications, Grain Farmers of Ontario. “The success of the BlackBerry® version drove demand for iPhone and iPad versions – and we are very excited to be meeting that demand now”.
SellSmart is a custom application designed to put local price information at farmers’ fingertips. The price data for corn, soybeans, and wheat is adjusted by Farm Market News and is provided on ten minute intervals. To streamline the data, the application is personalized by the user to only display their elevators and commodities of interest. The user is able to set a target price which they want to sell at for each crop and elevator and they are then notified by their device when the price is achieved.
SellSmart for iPhone and iPad can be downloaded, free of charge, through the Apple App Store by searching with the keyword “SellSmart”. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Grain Farmers of Ontario Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is the province’s newest and largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 corn, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 5 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province.
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