Mobile Apps - U of I Extension

Mobile Apps

Sprayer Calibration Calculator

Sprayer Calibration Calculator Screenshot Topic: Agriculture

This app will assist an applicator with calibrating a pesticide sprayer. It can be used for aerial, ground, turf, and boomless applications.

FREE - Released July 2014

Download Sprayer calibration Calculator on Android Google Play Store Download Sprayer calibration Calculator from Apple App Store


Midwest Ornamental Grasses

Midwest Ornamental Grasses Screenshot Topic: Horticulture

Discover 20 stunning ornamental grasses to plant around your home and garden that thrive in the midwest US climate. This app takes you through selecting the perfect species to planting and how to care for the grass. Watch our video series with Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulturist, to learn how to care for your ornamental grass and even upload your own ornamental grass success for others to see.

FREE - Released May 2014

Download Midwest Ornamental Grasses on Android Google Play Store Download Catch the Carrot from Apple App Store


Catch the Carrot

Catch the Carrot Screenshot Topic: Kids/Nutrition

This is an educational children's game where the player must answer questions about particular foods. Questions are aimed to teach children information about nutrition and healthy foods. Each question is read aloud for kids to follow.

FREE - Released December 2013

Download  Catch the Carrot on Android Google Play Store Download Catch the Carrot from Apple App Store

Watch the Catch the Carrot Promo Video


Our Rose Garden

Our Rose Garden Screenshot Topic: Horticulture

Our Rose Garden features information about various roses, how to plant and prune roses, how to protect roses in the winter, a gallery to keep track of favorite roses with notes, information on diseases and pests, and includes several University of Illinois Extension YouTube videos about rose care.

FREE - New Version September 2013, Released December 2012

Download Our Rose Garden on Android Google Play Store Download Our Rose Garden from Apple App Store

Watch the Our Rose Garden Promo Video


Recipes for Diabetes

Recipe for Diabetes Screenshot Topic: Nutrition

View over 140 recipes that are easily used to prepare meals for people with diabetes. Each recipe contains an approximate nutritional analysis for calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat, fiber, sodium, and cholesterol. For those using the carbohydrate counting method of meal planning, carbohydrate units are provided.

FREE - Released August 2013

Download Recipes for Diabetes on Android Google Play Store Download Recipe for Diabetes on Apple App Store

Watch the Recipes for Diabetes Promo Video


MRTN/Nitrogen Application Calculator

MRTN Rate Calculator ScreenshotThe Maximum Return To Nitrogen (MRTN) calculations combine the agronomics of nitrogen rate research and the realities of economic fluctuations to provide a customized nitrogen rate.

FREE - Released January 2013

Download MRTN Rate Calculator on Apple App Store

Chicago Water Walk

Chicago Water Walk Screenshot Chicago Water Walk takes you on a tour of the city's beautiful downtown lake and river fronts. Along the way, you will learn just how important these resources are to the region—through fun facts, history, biology, and more.

FREE - Released December 2013

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Apple Newsstand

Diabetes Lifelines Newsstand

Diabetes Lifelines Newsstand ScreenshotTopic: Health

University of Illinois Extension bimonthly newsletter about managing diabetes with special features on medical and medication updates, recipes to try, and menu suggestions.

FREE Released October 2013

Download Diabetes Lifelines from Apple App Store


Gardener's Corner Newsstand

Gardener's Corner ScreenshotTopic: Horticulture

Access our quarterly newsletter about home gardening including disease, variety selection, care and maintenance of vegetable and flowers gardens.

FREE SUBSCRIPTION - Released August 2013

Get Gardener's Corner on Apple App Store