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Comparison Chart

Bundle Comparison

 Farmer BasicFarmer ProFarmer Pro Plus
AccessibilityDesktopDesktop, mobile app, and online Desktop, mobile app, and online
SupportAnnual fee for supportEmail, online and phone support includedEmail, online and phone support included
Ongoing UpdatesAnnual fee for updatesUpdates includedUpdates included
License AgreementsDesktop license for a single farmDesktop license for a single farmDesktop license for a single farm
Data SourcesRead/write supported data from a USB or other source via desktop platformRead/write display data from a USB or other source via desktop and online platformsRead/write display data from a USB or other source via desktop and online platforms
Online AccessNot available5 users10 Users
Wireless vehicle connections
(Trimble display):
Not available2 included + additional connections for a fee5 included + additional connections for a fee
*Ag Premium WeatherNot availableFor a feeIncluded
Ag Time TrackerNot availableUp to 5 employees10 employees included + more for a fee
**PurePixelâ„¢ Crop ImageryNot availableFor a feeFor a fee
APIs to transfer data from third party offeringsNot availableIncludes John Deere Operations Center, Agco VarioDoc, TaskDoc and Go-Task, Raven Slingshot, and more Includes John Deere Operations Center, Agco VarioDoc, TaskDoc and Go-Task, Raven Slingshot, and more

*Ag Premium Weather is available in North America but expanding to other regions in 2017.
**Satellite imagery is available for PurePixel processing in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Feature Comparison

FeatureFarmer BasicFarmer Pro and Farmer Pro Plus
Precision mapping functionality, including the ability to read/write precision ag data, boundaries, soil test results and other mapsDesktop only and read/write via USB stick for use on supported displaysDesktop and online with ability to share. Read/write data via USB stick, wireless data transfer or third-party APIs on supported displays
Guidance line managementDesktop to read/write lines from supported displays via USB stick

  • Desktop and online with ability to share.

  • Read/write guidance lines from supported displays via USB stick, wireless data transfer or third-party APIs

Simple and formula-based variable rate application map creationDesktop only and write via USB stick for use on supported displaysDesktop and online with ability to share. Write data via USB stick, wireless data transfer or third-party APIs on supported displays
Detailed field record-keeping for seeding, application, harvest and other activitiesField records created from precision farming data or manually entered via desktopField records created from precision farming data or manually entered via desktop, online or mobile app
Create field plans and crop plans in collaboration with trusted advisorPlans including VRA maps can be created on desktop and printed or used on supported displaysCreate on desktop or web with broader functionality and share/collaborate via the cloud in real time
Reports for seeding, application, harvest and other activities for insurance, government agencies and trusted advisorsPrint from desktopPrint from desktop or online
Farm accountingDesktop accounting for cash reporting, input and crop inventories, field enterprising with optional add-on for more advanced features that includes accounts payable/ receivable, payroll, accrual and market value reportingDesktop accounting for cash reporting, input and crop inventories, field enterprising with optional add-on for more advanced features that includes accounts payable/ receivable, payroll, accrual and market value reporting
Track bin inventory, contracts and grain position statementsDesktop functionality tied to accounting and field records

  • Desktop, online and mobile functionality

  • Mobile app can manage bins in real-time to avoid surprises that come with batch processing of paper tickets

Support for soil sampling (grid and management zones)Desktop for importing, viewing and printing soil sample data which can be used for VRA maps

  • Mobile app for creating grids (or loading management zones) for soil sampling

  • Desktop and online support for importing, viewing and soil sample data which can be used for VRA maps

  • Online functionality for printing soil sample labels directly from printer

Log scouting data and create reports that include weed, insect, crop and other details including imagesNot AvailableMobile app for entering scouting data and capturing geo-referenced photos as well as syncing for online reporting and sharing
Monitor real-time fleet locations, alerts, engine diagnostics and utilization while reducing wasted travel time and fuel usageNot available

  • Online vehicle tracking and productivity reporting available

  • Mobile app can view vehicle locations, current status as well as turn-by-turn navigation

Reduce time card submission delays and enhance safety of field-based employeesNot availableMobile app allows employees to clock-in and clock-out for the day (with breaks) with geo-referenced time stamps
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