SKYFLD allows adding tasks even if you are offline! Work directly from your field, and don’t waste your time entering the data twice. Once you are back online, SKYFLD automatically synchronizes the data.
1. You can create a task from the Tasks view, from the field details view, or from the scouting note.
Tap the icon in the main navigation to open the Tasks View. Next, tap the plus icon.
If you want to start from the field details view, tap the icon and tap on the selected field on the map or use the field list. In the field details view, tap the plus icon and select the Task.
Or open the selected scouting note and tap the Create task button .
2. Select the task type
Tap on the selected work order or activity type:
- Soli preparation
- Seed treatment
- Seeding / planting
- Spreading / fertilization
- Spraying / application
- Field visit
- Field report
3. Select a field
Skip this step if you started task creation from the field details view or from the scouting note. In those cases, the field is already selected.
Tap the Select Field to open the list. Next, tap on the field you want to create a task for.
Besides the field name, you can see its size, the icon representing the current crop and the latest biomass map.
4. Set the deadline
By default, the deadline is set for tomorrow. To change it, tap the icon and set the upcoming date.
If the task should be performed repeatedly for a given period or the deadline is a date range, tap the + End date button and select the upcoming date from the calendar.
The To do on label will change to To do between.
If you want to change the date(s), tap the icon again. To remove the end date, tap the icon on the End date button.
5. Set the priority
Tap on the + Priority button and select one from the list:
You can change the field status while setting up the task priority. To do so, mark the checkbox Change the field status accordingly. The field’s status will be updated immediately after saving a task and will match the task priority.
To change the priority, tap the name of the currently selected one. To remove it completely, tap the icon.
6. Assign team members
Tap on the + Assignperson button. The list opens, where you can see your name and all team members that have access to the selected field. Tap on the team members you want to assign to a task, and tap the Confirm button.
If you want to unassign a task, tap the icon next to the team member's name. You can assign several people to one task.
7. Add a description
To add the text, start typing in the description box. The maximum text length is 4000 characters. The minimum length is 3 characters.
8. SKYFLD enables the creation of georeferenced tasks. You can connect your task with a specific point or area on your field:
Tap the icon, right under the task description. The map view opens. Hold a finger on the screen to move the map. You will see the coordinates changing. If you are on the field and you want to use your exact location to create a georeferenced task, tap the icon.
You can also change the pin's color. Tap the Done button to save the pin.
Remember to allow SKYFLD to use your localisation if you want to create tasks based on your position on the field.
Tap the icon, right under the task description. The map view opens. Tap on the screen in place that should indicate a shape corner. You have to enter at least 3 points. To close the shape, tap on the first point (green dot). You can use the undo button to insert changes to the shape. After you close it, you will see the total area size. You can also change the area’s color. Tap the Done button to save the shape.
To apply changes, you have to remove the current pin/area. Tap the icon displayed on the map preview. Next, start over the marking process.
9. Add attachments
Tap the icon and choose the file from your smartphone. The SKYFLD APP supports the following formats:
The maximum file size is 20MB. There is no limitation in terms of the number of attachments.
10. Upload or take photos
You can add photos from your gallery to the task. Tap the icon and choose the images from your device. The SKYFLD APP supports the following image formats:
If you spot pests or weeds on your field, you can take photos directly from the SKYLFD APP. Tap the icon to open the camera and take photos that you want to save within the task.
Tap the Save button to finish the task creation process.
You will be redirected to the task details view. Scroll down to see all the information saved within the task.