When you're working within a crop season, there's a number of different activities available for you to do.

This article will run you through the different options available and how they impact your crop season.

  • Add area change
  • Add harvest
  • Add transaction > Purchase
  • Add transaction > Sale
  • Add transaction > Application

 

Adding an area change

When setting up a crop season you nominate the area you'll be growing your crop on. The area isn't a static thing though, so if you need to you've got the option to add in an area change.

This could be:

  • Adjusting (+ / -) the area of existing fields
  • Adding new fields
  • Removing existing fields

Read more about adding in a crop season area change here.
 
 

Adding a harvest

To record your crop harvest, you'll use a harvest transaction.
Your harvest transactions can be either actual or forecasts, and you'll be able to enter:

  • Type (actual / forecast)
  • Harvest date
  • Notes
  • Product (e.g. Corn, or Wheat)
  • Yield
  • Price
  • Total harvest
  • Field distribution

Read more about adding in a harvest here.
  

Adding a transaction: Purchase

If you need to purchase a product and you'd like to attribute its cost to your crop season, you can choose Add transaction > Purchase.

A purchase can be either an actual or a forecast, and purchasing a product will send it to your product tracker as a product on hand.

When entering a purchase, you'll enter the following invoice information:

  • Type (actual / forecast)
  • Purchase and payment date
  • Contact (from Xero)
  • Reference
  • Notes

Along with this information, for each product you're purchasing you'll need to enter:

  • The item you're purchasing
  • The account for purchase
  • Tax rate
  • Activity
  • Quantity and price
  • Field distribution

Read more about adding in a purchase here.

  

Adding a transaction: Sale

To sell a crop you have on hand, select Add transaction > Sale.

A sale can be either an actual or a forecast, and selling a crop will affect your crop on hand in your product tracker.

When entering a sale, you'll enter the following invoice information:

  • Type (actual / forecast)
  • Purchase and payment date
  • Contact (from Xero)
  • Reference
  • Notes

Along with this information, for each item you sell you'll need to enter:

  • The item you're selling
  • The account for the sale to go into
  • Tax rate
  • Quantity and price
  • Crop season distribution

The final part of a sale is the ability to add related costs and other income - like freight or premiums.

Read more about adding in a sale here.

 

Adding a transaction: Application

If you wish to record the usage of a product in your crop season, this is called an application. To add an application, choose Add transaction > Application.

An application can be either an actual or a forecast, and applying a product will affect your product on hand in your product tracker.

When entering an application, you'll enter the following information:

  • Type (actual / forecast)
  • Application date
  • Notes
  • The item you're applying
  • The associated account (sales/purchase)
  • Activity
  • Quantity and price
  • Field distribution

Read more about adding in an application here.

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