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How to add fields in the OneSoil
How to add fields in the OneSoil
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Written by Anna Leonova
Updated over a week ago

There are four ways to add fields into the OneSoil platform:

  • 💻📱 Select fields on the map

  • 💻📱 Draw fields

  • 💻 Upload files with field boundaries

  • 💻 Import from the John Deere Operation Centre

Synchronization with John Deere and file uploads are only available in the web application.

Adding fields in the OneSoil web application

🔎 How to select fields on the map

  1. Go to the 'Fields' tab in the left sidebar

    • click 'Add fields' if you're adding fields for the first time

    • click green option circle at the bottom of the screen if you've already added fields

    • then click 'Select on map'

  2. Zoom into the map until you see field borders appear. Click your field, and it will automatically appear in the field list.

  3. Select all of your fields and click 'Save' to finish.

If you're physically located next to the field, click the geolocation icon on the right side of the screen and allow the web app to determine your location. This will show you on the map all the fields near you and simplify the process of finding and adding your field(s).

👨‍🌾 If the field borders aren't accurate, you can easily edit them.

👨‍🌾 All of the fields will be shown in the OneSoil Scouting mobile app after you save.

🖌 How to draw fields

  1. Go to the 'Fields' tab in the left sidebar

    • click 'Add fields' if you're adding fields for the first time

    • click green option circle at the bottom of the screen if you've already added fields

    • then click 'Draw fields'

  2. Find the field you're looking for and outline it by clicking the map to make a shape. Every click creates a point and connects to the previous point with a line between them.

  3. Move the points to specify your field boundaries.

  4. If you want to delete a point, right-click it.

  5. To finish, click the first point and click 'Save'.

👨‍🌾 If the field borders aren't accurate, you can easily edit them.

👨‍🌾 All of the fields will be shown in the OneSoil Scouting mobile app after you save.

📥 How to upload files with field borders

  1. Go to the 'Fields' tab in the left sidebar

    • click 'Add fields' if you're adding fields for the first time

    • click green option circle at the bottom of the screen if you've already added fields

    • then click 'Upload file'

  2. To upload the file, drag it into the browser window or select it from your computer, by pressing 'Select files'.

  3. If your file contain information about crops, sowing date, harvest date and yield, you can import these data as well. Please check this article to learn more about uploading files with fields borders and history.

  4. Press 'Save' to finish.

👨‍🌾 If the field borders aren't accurate, you can easily edit them.

👨‍🌾 All of the fields will be shown in the OneSoil Scouting mobile app after you save.

Experiencing issues with file import? This article might help.

If none of these tips help, send us a message to care@onesoil.ai or in the chat. Be sure to describe the situation in a few words and attach the file.

Adding fields in the OneSoil mobile app

There are two ways to do this. One is to draw fields manually. The other is to select them on the map from the fields we've delineated using satellite images.

🖌 To draw a field

  1. In the 'Fields' tab, tap the '+ Fields' button in the upper-right corner.

  2. Select the 'Draw borders' option. Zoom in on the map, if necessary.

  3. Add points along the field boundaries. You can add several fields at once.

  4. Tap the 'Next' button, enter the field name, and specify the crop, variety, and hybrid, if necessary.

  5. To add a field to your account, tap the 'Save' button. All done!

🗺 To add a field with predetermined borders

  1. In the 'Fields' tab, tap the '+ Fields' button in the upper-right corner.

  2. Choose the 'Select on map' option. Zoom in on the map, if necessary.

  3. Tap a field to select it. You can add several fields at once.

  4. Tap the 'Next' button, enter the field name, and specify the crop, variety, and hybrid, if necessary.

  5. To add a field to your account, tap the 'Save' button. Now you can get to work!

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