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Record your rainfall and spark a connection in the free SparkDrop app.

How much rain did ya get mate?

Farmers always talk about rain but have no platform to share it on and to engage with other farmers on their actual rainfall.

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Introducing SparkDrop

The free app for Aussie farmers to record their rainfall and share it!

An online community where farmers can easily record and share their actual rainfall.

Benefits of SparkDrop

Record your rainfall

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Community Features

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SparkDrop is coming soon

Be the first to find out when SparkDrop is available by registering your information below:

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Download

Download the SparkDrop app on your phone.

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Record

Record your rainfall data from all your gauges, in the measurement of your choice.

Connect

Connect with friends in your local area or as part of a network like a farm group or agronomy group.

Coming soon to Android

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The SparkDrop Story

Sparked from a conversation overheard at her parent’s kitchen table after a night of rain, Sarah Armstrong developed the SparkDrop app.

A digital platform to store rainfall data and share it with the community.

I was out at my parents’ property in Goolgowi and it had just rained during the night. Dad was doing his usual rain chat;

“Woc rang me this morning and said they had 30ml, but Wal down the road said he had 33ml. Something’s going on here, someone’s telling lies…”

I thought why isn’t there an app where farmers can have their own little profiles and record their rainfall? Then everyone can just click on it and see it.

Rainfall varies. Town to town, farm to farm, paddock to paddock. The rainfall measurement that most common apps have is generally from one rain gauge at the airport, so it’s not accurate in rural Australia at all.

From here SparkDrop was born.

Sarah Armstrong, SparkDrop founder

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Don "Sparky" Armstrong

9th January 1939 - 6th October 2005

The Bulletin, April 12 1994, photograph by Gillianne Tedder

Don "Sparky" Armstrong

Sarah's Grandfather - The Inspiration for our Name

Sarah’s father, his father Sparky and his father before him have been thriving and surviving in farming for over 100 years in Australia.

The land has been Sarah’s whole upbringing. 

“When I had the idea for SparkDrop I knew it was a way to continue my family’s legacy and share my love for the land.”

Some days when the game is tough,
I’ll watch the setting sun,
and I’ll think about Don “Sparky” Armstrong,
Who lived ten lives in one.

Poem by Ron Pollard, 2005

Partner with SparkDrop

Want to align your brand with SparkDrop?

We are starting right here in the Riverina and giving you the opportunity to be on board first!

We have a range of investment packages available. 

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