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Farming in Digital Age: Apps Shaping the Future of FPOs

Explore how digitization is shaping the future of agriculture in 2024. These apps can truly prove to be a game-changer!

Shreetu Singh
Know These Apps For Agriculture Innovation (Image Source: Canva)
Know These Apps For Agriculture Innovation (Image Source: Canva)

In 2024, digitalization and artificial intelligence dominate numerous computer and mobile applications. Agriculture too has embraced these technological advancements. To simplify the production, processing, and marketing of agricultural products many top-rated apps are available to be used by FPOs in India. So, let us explore more about these innovative applications. Read On.

Book My Crop-Farmer|Buyer|FPO

  • Book My Crop, released on October 17, 2021, is a user-friendly agriculture app in India that connects farmers and buyers in an organized manner. Having a 4.7 rating on the Google Play Store, it offers a range of features to simplify the process of buying and selling agricultural produce.

  • Using this app, FPOs can list their details, including name, village, tehsil, district, state, and country, while buyers find the best deals. Essential crop information like land size, crop volume, and harvesting dates can also be provided, aiding buyers in making informed decisions.

  • The app also enables farmers to upload their live crops, allowing buyers to view and connect with them for negotiation and purchase.

  • Currently the platform provides information on 8 categories of agricultural products, including vegetables, fruits, pulses, grains, spices, flowers, non-edibles, and herbs and is entirely free to use.

BigHaat Smart Farming App

  • BigHaat having 4.0 rating on play store, is an agriculture app in India designed to streamline the farming process. Released on Oct 9, 2015, the app allows users to input crop details and receive personalized advisory from seed to harvest, helping reduce costs and improve crop outcomes.

  • FPOs can choose their crops and get personalized guidance from planting to harvest. With details on 70+ crops, including farming practices and pest management, the platform stands as India's first online farmers' community allowing farmers to connect with experts, ask questions, and receive instant solutions in their local languages, fostering knowledge sharing and learning.

  • They can easily diagnose crop issues by capturing an image and leveraging AI/ML and neural networks to receive instant, scientific solutions to the problem.

  • They can also get customized weather forecasts related to their selected crop, ensuring optimal planning for agricultural tasks like sowing, weeding, spraying, and harvesting.


  • Released on March 19, 2018, AgriBegri with 4.3 rating on google play store, supports 14 languages and is a trusted online agro store catering to farmers' needs in India.  

  • This app helps FPOs to get a wide range of agricultural products like seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and farming tools at the best prices.

  • The platform provides crop advisory services, weather forecasts and expert guidance on pest and disease management to assist farmers in making informed decisions. 

  • The app also contains articles on modern farming practices that can help farmers to stay updated on the latest techniques. 

UPAJ - Kisan ka Super App

  • Released on Nov 18, 2021 and having 4.6 google play store rating, the Upaj app is a fantastic agricultural app that helps farmers improve farming and find solutions to agricultural challenges. 

  • Through this app, farmers get information about the weather, crop-related advice, and assistance in diagnosis of crop diseases and soil testing in their fields. 

  • FPOs can use the Upaj agriculture app for satellite mapping of farms, offering crucial data on pest management, NDVI, and stress factors, ensuring crop safety.

  • It's India's first agri app, providing instant crop insurance against weather and cattle risks with just a click. Trusted by millions through Digisafe.

BharatAgri: Krushidukan App

  • BharatAgri released on Feb 28, 2020 and having 4.2 rating on google play store, stands as a leading online platform catering to the agricultural needs of farmers across India. Trusted by over 1.5 million farmers nationwide.

  • FPOs can get a diverse range of agricultural products, including seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, and high-quality agricultural tools, directly from manufacturers (trusted brands like Seminis, Multiplex, TATA Rallis, UPL, BASF, PI Industries, FMC, VNR, Crystal Crop Care, and Sumitomo) at competitive prices. 

  • With a vast catalog featuring products from over 150 brands, the platform offers convenient delivery options and expert support, making it a preferred choice for farmers seeking quality agricultural supplies.

eNAM App

  • The National Agriculture Market (NAM) is an initiative by the Government of India to unify agricultural markets nationwide. Its mobile app established on April 14, 2016, allows traders to bid remotely and provides farmers with arrival and price information on their smartphones. Currently, it is operational in 1,389 regulated wholesale markets across 23 states and 4 union territories.

  • Through the app, farmers and other stakeholders gain access to crucial information such as state-wise lists of e-NAM mandis, mandi-wise arrivals, and prevailing minimum and maximum prices. 

  • Recently, on March 16, 2024, the Agriculture Minister “Arjun Munda” has integrated e-NAM with ONDC (Open Network for Digital Commerce) and inaugurated the FPO Inspection mobile app. This integration lets FPOs and farmers on ONDC sell their produce to a broader buyer network, expanding their market reach.

Such innovative apps are truly revolutionizing farming practices, empowering farmers with valuable insights, streamlined processes, and access to essential resources.

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