What information can I enter in Grow Location details in Farmbrite?

When creating or editing the details for a Grow Location you can provide the following information.

  • Field or bed name
  • Location type
    • Field - An outdoor location where you'll grow crops or graze livestock.
    • Greenhouse - A building where you might start your seedlings, or grow plants to maturity in a more humid or temperate environment. 
    • Grow Room - An indoor location where you might start seedlings. Like the greenhouse, maybe you'll start plants here and transplant them into a field later, or finish them here for an extra harvest during winter months. 
    • Pasture - Generally a field where you might plant a cover crop, used for grazing animals. 
    • Paddock - A type of animal enclosure. This can be used a a location when moving livestock. 
    • Other - What else do you have on your property that you'd like to create? The possibilities are endless.
  • Planting Format ( Planted in beds, Cover crop, Row crop or other)
  • The Area of the field and it’s unit of measure (“Square Feet”, “Linear Feet”, “Acres”, “Hectars”, “Square Meters”)
    • Note that this area can be less than 1- just supply a value with a decimal point, like .5 acres for example. 
  • The Status of the field (“Active”, “Fallow”, “Leased”, “Other”)
  • Light profile (Full sun, Full to Part sun, Partial sun, Sun to partial shade, Partial shade, Full shade)
  • A Description of the field

You can also access the following features for that grow location using the secondary tabs:

  • Plantings
  • Grazing
  • Treatments
  • Nutrients
  • Calendar
  • Tasks
  • Notes
  • Map
  • Accounting
  • Images 
  • Files