Study reveals, 87.4% of farmers with a tablet device use the device for their farm operation
Posted: 11/15/2013 |
Buckner, KY, November 11, 2013—A mobile device use survey of 425 farmers and ranchers conducted by Fastline found that 87.4% of farmers that own or have access to a tablet in their home use it for farm or ranch related business and/or communication. The study also revealed that 86.2% of farmers are monitoring weather and 75.9% are conducting equipment research on their tablet devices while operating a piece of equipment.
The mobile device use survey was conducted between July 3 and August 6, 2013 and was sent to a portion of the approximate 177,000 farmers and ranchers in Fastline’s e-mailable database. These survey results represent a confidence level of 95% at a 5% margin of error.