On The Land – ProductionWise with Melanie Bates

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Version 4.1 Update Released

FAR and GrainGrowers are pleased to announce ProductionWise version 4.1

Adviser App Improvements

  • New activity selection screen
  • View growers paddock diary
  • View growers farm plans
  • View submitted and un-submitted recommendations in separately sorted lists
  • Use saved operation templates when creating recommendations
  • Create and approve multi-farm recommendations

General App Improvements

  • Set the mixing order of operation inputs with drag and drop
  • Improved sorting of numbered paddocks
  • Vastly improved sync time
  • Relocated account tab in left menu
  • Styling improvements

Adviser Website Improvements

  • Register new growers as a contact from the connections page to quickly setup a new grower and create recommendations
  • All new recommendation report creation page
  • Create and approve multi-farm recommendaitons
  • Import old recommendation PDF’s into the GrainGrowers cloud for future reference and safe keeping

General Website Improvements

  • Custom reports are now processed offline and emailed to you when complete
  • Custom reports now suppports chemical group filtering
  • Record trial crop variety names by selecting other and adding the name manually
  • Implement selection in operation forms now defaults to the last used
  • Recently used operation comments are displayed for quick reuse
  • Farm plan reports show nutrient NPKS totals for each paddock
  • Errors on the gross margin page are highlighted
  • Edit operation and input errors directly from the gross margin page
  • Export and import farm map KML’s
  • Set the mixing order of operation inputs with drag and drop
  • Farm map layer settings are remembered

Plus many other new features, improvements and fixes.

Version 3.1 Input Form & Pivot Paddocks

Version 3.0 Operation Templates & Farm Plans

GrainGrowers are pleased to announce?ProductionWise version 3.0

Operation Templates

Templates is a new page for growers and advisers to reduce repetitive data entry.

  • Growers and advisers can save groups of operations and inputs using the new templates page
  • Saved templates can be used when entering operations into the paddock diary
  • Advisers can use templates when creating recommendations

Farm Plans

Farm plans have been further improved with?several new features.

  • Added a farm map of each farm in the report, highlighting the paddocks which are part of the plan
  • Plans are?sorted by farm and paddock so sections can easily be removed and handed to employees
  • Table of contents added to allow easy navigation of large reports

5 day Forecast

Subscribers can now access the 5 day forecast by clicking the weather icon above the map

  • Growers can access the 5 day forecast from the my farm & my paddocks pages
  • Advisers can access the 5 day forecast from the grower details page for their connected subscribed growers
  • Added temperature, rain and wind values to the mouse over details for each hour period
  • Improved climate icons to better represent the most critical risk for the hour period

APSIM Soils Map

  • The Google map layer button now has an option to turn on the APSIM soils layer
  • All APSIM soil characterisation locations within 50km of the farm are displayed for reference
  • APSIM soils are shown automatically when mapping paddocks to assist with the soil characterisation selection process

System Limit Changes

  • Increased the limit of grain storages per farm to 100
  • Removed the limitation that prevented paddocks being mapped 10km from your farm

Adviser Recommendations Page

  • Updated layout to improve?navigation through your?history of recommendations

Site Optimizations and Bug Fixes

  • This release includes many minor improvements and bug fixes that our users have reported. If you come across any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us via the in-page feedback form to let us know so we can rectify them immediately.

Version 2.6 Update Released

Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) and Grain Growers Limited of Australia are pleased to announce an update to ProductionWise for New Zealand.

My Paddocks

  • Sowing operations now support seeds/ha sowing rates
  • Record seed line number and seed generation in the sowing operation
  • Record seed reference and seed generation in the harvest operation
  • Harvest operation now has an irrigation check box

My Grain

  • Grain buyer now has an ‘other’ option which allows you to enter the buyers name
  • Part deliver grain to your contracts
  • Most common operations and inputs now have default pricing

My Reports

  • Vendor declaration template styling has been updated
  • Seed generation and seed reference number is now auto-populated
  • Pesticide active ingredients is now auto-populated
  • Paddock location lat/long is auto-populated

Site Optimization & Bug Fixes

This release includes many minor improvements and bug fixes that our users have reported. If you come across any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us via the feedback form to let us know so we can rectify them immediately.

 


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ProductionWise Adviser App Released

GrainGrowers are pleased to announce recent developments of its ProductionWise app for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

The ProductionWise app now allows advisers to login, view their connected growers and create recommendations even in areas with intermittent or no phone coverage. 

Key features of this update include:

  • ProductionWise advisers can login to the app
  • View your connected growers, farms and the date of your last inspection
  • View submitted recommendation PDF’s created through the website or app
  • Create new recommendations with observations, operations & inputs
  • Send your recommendations to your growers
  • Work offline in the paddock for up to 14 days
  • View when your app data and reports were last synced

To download the ProductionWise App or upgrade your existing version from the iOS or Android stores, please use the links below.

 

 


Version 2.5 – ProductionWise for Advisers Released

Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) and Grain Growers Limited of Australia are pleased to announce the release of ProductionWise for advisers to New Zealand.

Adviser Functionality

  • Register an adviser account and connect with growers that have ProductionWise accounts
  • Have full read-write capability of your connected grower?s accounts
  • Customisable reporting template for business details and logos
  • Manage your growers with integrated reporting of recommendations and inputs
  • Advisers can generate reports detailing observations based on scouting activities
  • Growers receive observations and recommendations (plans and actuals) directly into paddock diary
  • Farm dashboard shows if the grower approved or denied adviser recommendations

Future Developments

  • Further development will enable growers to have multiple advisors connected and provisions for accessing components of the system or specific crops planted will be addressed in future releases. Currently, growers can only be connected to one adviser at any time.
  • Adviser App ? Ability for advisers to manage connected growers and generate recommendation reports through iOS or Android app

Please pass on these details to your adviser and direct them to?ProductionWise?to register an adviser account.

Site Optimization & Bug Fixes

This release includes many minor improvements and bug fixes that our users have reported. If you come across any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us via the feedback form to let us know so we can rectify them immediately.

ProductionWise App – Now Works Offline

GrainGrowers are pleased to announce recent developments?of its?Farm Manager?app for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

The ProductionWise app now provides growers the ability to record paddock data?in areas?with intermittent or no internet coverage.

Key features of this update?include:

  • An updated side menu for managing device connection
  • Ability for growers to sync data to their ProductionWise account
  • View when?your app data was last synced
  • Ability to be offline for up to 14 days

To download the ProductionWise App or upgrade your existing version from the iOS?or Android stores, please use the links below.

Version 2.4 Adviser Upgrade Released

GrainGrowers are pleased to announce recent developments to ProductionWise.

Adviser Functionality

  • Product input lists show previously used products at the top
  • Farm dashboard shows if the grower approved or denied your recommendations
  • Further improvements to the recommendation report template styling

Grower Functionality

  • Product input lists show previously used products at the top
  • Spraying operations automatically populate your previous water rate
  • Grain harvests can now be recorded as kg/ha
  • My Farm page shows your recent and planned operations with warnings if the plan is overdue

Offline Grower App

  • Many back end improvements have been made in preparation for the next version of the ProductionWise Grower App that will support offline use.

Site Optimization & Bug Fixes

  • This release includes many minor improvements and bug fixes that our users have reported. If you come across any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us via the feedback form to let us know so we can rectify them immediately.

ProductionWise App Released

GrainGrowers are pleased to announce the release of its Farm Manager app for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

The ProductionWise Farm Manager app has been developed as a companion app to the ProductionWise website. The app provides growers with the ability to view historical paddock activities and record new operations and observations. The app works seamlessly with the website so that records entered through either system are instantly visible on all devices connected to the same account.

The key features of the app are;

  • Paddock observation, operation and input recording.
  • View historical paddock growing windows and rotations.
  • Locate Me feature that automatically selects the paddock you are closest to using the devices GPS.
  • Favourite operations so that the most frequently accessed operations are at the top of the list.
  • Multi-paddock mode allows you to enter an operation to a group of paddocks.
  • Farm map shows your farms and paddocks as they appear on the ProductionWise website.
  • Observations now use the complete APVMA database listing of biotic stresses including weeds, pests and diseases.
  • Observations allow you to set the growth stage, density and action required for each observed biotic stress.

You can download the app from either the Android or iOS app stores using the links below.