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Entering Key Dates for Plantings

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2017 05:23PM EDT
When creating a planting you can enter its sowing, transplant, and harvest dates.  This is done on page 2 of the Edit Planting form.  To get to page 2 of the edit planting form Click on the edit pencil in your planting overview.



Next In Page 1 click on the Save and Continue Button in the bottom right corner to get to Page 2



 

Entering Key Dates for In-Ground Plantings


The steps for calculating key dates for a direct sown planting are outlined below:

1. Enter your Sowing date
2. Enter the Days to Maturity and click your cursor
3. Once you have entered the Days to Maturity the Calculator will calculate forward your First Harvest date
4. Now enter your anticipated Harvest duration and click your cursor
5. Once you have entered you Harvest duration the Calculator will calculate forward your Final Harvest date
6. When you are done, click   and your planting will be added to its respective crop on the Crops page and you will return to your Planting Overview page

Check out the short silent video below to watch key dates being entered in real time:


Entering Key Dates for Container, then In-Ground Plantings

Page 2 of the Edit Planting form for Container, then In-Ground Plantings will include transplant dates:



The steps for a Container, then In-Ground planting are outlined below:

1. Enter your Sowing date
2. Enter the number of days until 1st transplant (repeat this step for each transplant)
3. Enter the Days to Maturity from your last transplant (this will be your transplant into field) and click your cursor
4. Once you have entered the Days to Maturity the Calculator will calculate forward your First Harvest date
5. Enter your anticipated Harvest duration and click your cursor
6. Once you have entered you Harvest duration the Calculator will calculate forward your Final Harvest date
7. Click   and your planting will be added to it's respective crop on the Crops page and you will return to your Planting Overview page
 

Notes

-In either of the examples above, if you want to calculate backwards from final harvest you can do so by entering your dates in reverse order.
-If you want to manually enter dates you can do so by entering in dates but not numbers in the Days to maturity or Harvest duration boxes.
-If you go back and change any of the dates you've entered, the calculator icon  will change to an .  Click on and the Calculator options box will appear:



Use the Calculator options Box to select how the other values should be calculated (see video below).


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