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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mobile Apps
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This page provides external links to ARS mobile applications (Apps) and tools developed by ARS scientists or in collaboration with external partners. If you have issues downloading an App, please contact the App provider. Questions regarding a specific App’s content should be directed to the ARS scientific contact.

Heat Stress App

A smartphone application that provides forecasts of weather conditions that can trigger heat stress in cattle. The App is primarily geared to livestock producers, but can be used by others.

ARS Scientific Contact: Tami Brown-Brandl, Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, Nebr., (402) 762-4279,

Free download from: Google Play (Android devices) | App Store (Apple devices) | Heat Stress Website

DRI App (Dietary Reference Intakes)

An interactive smart phone application to put individual nutrient recommendations at the fingertips of health care practitioners, including registered dietitians (RDs), doctors, nurse practitioners, and others who can help consumers interpret and use these DRI values to guide healthy dietary behaviors.

ARS Scientific Contact: Wendy Davis, Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD (301) 504-6369,

Free download from: Google Play (Android devices) | App Store (Apple devices) | FNIC Website

Last Modified: 9/26/2016
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