We all know how important it is to track our crop’s performance over the season.
The Field monitoring diaries page provides a view of all the diaries that have been submitted by your teams, letting you monitor the progress of your crops in the field.
Monitoring diaries are submitted via the mobile app but may be viewed and edited on the web.
Below is the crop monitoring page from the web app, showing you a list of diaries that have been recorded. This is accessed from Monitor > Field Monitoring:
To find the diary you are interested in, you can filter by
When you click on any diary entry, you can view the data that has been recorded, such as growth stages, observations, and crop images as shown below:
This helps you monitor the crop progress, yield estimation, disease/defects, harvest date estimation and more! Two key features of observations include:
Variable | Each observation will have a variable and the recorded value.
Crop images | The crop monitoring diary map shows the exact location that the image was taken, as shown below:
If one image is taken, the pin will be for that image's geolocation
If multiple images are taken, a co-ordinated pin for each image geolocation will show
If no image is taken, the geolocation at the time of field monitoring diary submission will be shown
Editing Field Monitoring diary
Editing date: Now you can click on the Date box and edit the dates.
Edit growth stages: You can click on the growth stages and edit them.
Once the date and growth stage is changed, click on the Save button at the bottom right corner of the page.
By clicking in the notes section of Field Monitoring diaries, they will become editable. You can make the box bigger by clicking in the bottom right hand corner of the notes box.
Once the comment is added, click on the Save button at the bottom right corner of the page. If a change has been made and notifications have been switched on, then users in your organisation will receive a notification that a change has been made.
Adding/removing images or attachments:
You can now add images or other attachments to the Field Monitoring diaries; to do so, click on “Upload a file” option:
Once the image is added, click on the Save button at the bottom right corner of the page:
A Field Monitoring diary will be visible to you if:
Field monitoring does exactly what it says; it helps track your crop’s progress in the field. This gives you an extra pair of eyes on the ground and helps you make important decisions later in the season.
Any questions? Please get in touch with our support team on firstname.lastname@example.org