Along with managing their own clock-in/out records, workers can view, edit or delete their own time sheets Ag Time Tracker™, using their mobile phone. The organization administrator can easily add or remove time tracker access for workers, to control access to your Trimble Ag Software account.
Once workers have clocked in/out with Ag Time Tracker™, supervisors or organization administrators can view, edit or delete any time sheet activity in your Trimble Ag Software account, all from a mobile device. Workers can also edit or delete their own time sheets, when requested by a supervisor. In remote areas, the most up-to-date information will be available once all users sync mobile app updates with the online account, when back within cellular or wi-fi range.
Switch between standard, satellite or hybrid view when referring to field boundaries on Trimble Ag Mobile. Use these map features on any field on the mobile app, starting from the home screen’s Field tile or Farm tile.
Switch map layers to get more insight into your field boundaries on Trimble Ag Mobile, including alternate boundary views, paths for crops or obstructions, coverage maps and Crop Health Imagery. Use these map features on any field on the mobile app, starting from the home screen’s Field tile or Farm tile.
Once you’ve set up your vehicles and data connections on the online account, you can use the Trimble Ag Mobile app to view fleet working status, and find or navigate to vehicles with GPS coordinates and satellite map views. For best results, turn on location services in your mobile device’s privacy settings, and activate Farm Stream on your vehicle display.
The online Marketplace within your account is your one-stop-shop for all of your Trimble Ag Software needs. From here, you can view licenses and renewals, see any annual maintenance plans, and purchase add-ons for use online, on the desktop, or on the mobile app.
Once your vehicle displays are connected to Trimble Ag Software by serial number or through an API that shares data from your third-party account, your information is automatically pulled into the online account from your fleet activities. Our software uses spatial selection to look for matches between your data and our software, starting with the field name. If field names are different, Trimble Ag Software looks for a similar field boundary to assign jobs to the matching field.
At the farm level:
At the field level:
Once your vehicle is connected to your online account, you can view real-time status and location on the satellite map, edit properties and export location history.
*For tips on setting up your vehicle display so that data flows into the online account, refer to our FarmStream setup guide.
Use the Farm Analyzer™ template on your Trimble Ag Software account to create an evolving snapshot of your farm’s business and history, including property, soil and crop management practices. Update details online to print and share with advisors or agronomists. Print the summary each year to keep a historical record for previous years.
Use the Field Manager Overview screen in your Trimble Ag Software online account to automatically track actual field-level expenses by crop year including cost per unit of production (CPUP). Record scouting and product recommendations, view Ag Premium Weather details, manage equipment activity, compare and convert budgets plans to actuals, and manage harvest data. Actual costs automatically roll up into this online summary as members of your team record field events online, sync activities from the mobile app or the desktop, or read-in tasks from vehicle displays or third-party accounts. From the Field Manager screen, you can also use the Field Map tab to view or export boundaries, view map layers, or manage field tasks that are imported or read-in from connected vehicle displays.
Need a hand? Connect with our technical support team.
View, edit or print and share high-level plans for your fields, including past crops, current crop and variety, along with target yield rates and prices. Crop plan summaries are automatically generated from crops and fields set up on your account, and are organized by farm and by crop year.
Find and keep your account information up-to-date for from your secure online account in Trimble Ag Software. Add an email address to ensure you’re receiving the latest feature updates and service alerts, record your address to support purchases in the online Marketplace and select your Country to automatically display features available for your region. Your profile information can vary if you have more than one organization (aka account) associated with your Trimble ID.
Once you’ve set up your vehicles and data connections on the online account, you can use the Trimble Ag Mobile app to do more than find and navigate to your fleet. You can also track vehicles and operators at the same time when recording field-level tasks on the mobile app.
Note: vehicle usage tracked with field tasks and associated hourly costs are recorded on the mobile app only and are not visible in the Field Manager or Analytics reports available in the online account.
With a few clicks of a mouse, you can track commodities in Trimble Ag Software to see real-time North American futures prices for a select range of crops. By linking commodity tiles to fields on your farm, you can track your gross projected revenue for each crop, online or on the mobile app. Each commodity will also appear as a separate column on your consolidated online Market Position Sheet for that crop year.
Set up and view your commodities on the mobile app when you’re on the go, with features similar to online commodity tracking within your Trimble Ag Software account. Keep tabs on revenue forecasts for specific crops, edit commodity details, and see how each rolls up to the mobile Market Position Sheet by crop year.
Sit back, relax, and see how it’s done. Click here to browse our library of demo videos for Trimble Ag Software’s online and mobile app features. Farm software just got a whole lot easier.
Watch how it’s done to get more out of Trimble Ag Desktop (formerly Farm Works) including features available in the add-ons, Advanced Desktop Accounting™ and WM-Subsurface™. These videos may feature the old Farm Works logo, but the functions are still relevant today.
Learn more about legacy Farm Works Mobile software for your hand-held vehicle displays (this is different from the Trimble Ag Mobile app available for iOS or Android mobile devices included with our Farmer plans).
Turn one field into two or more fields with the click of a button in Trimble Ag Software. Use this tool in the early process of setting up your fields online, before adding boundaries, applying products to fields, importing as-applied coverage maps and other tasks that affect field expenses.
Tailor your summary report views on Trimble Ag Software to make it easy to find and print storage bin records fast.
Access your Trimble Ag Software online account from your web browser on any computer, laptop or tablet. Trimble Ag Online is fully compatible with the latest Google Chrome browser (learn more about our minimum system requirements).
Learn more about signing up for the Trimble Ag Mobile app for iOS or Android here.
If you already have an online account, you can download the Trimble Ag Mobile app for iOS or Android for use on your phone or tablet. (Don’t have an online account? Click here to browse our plans or contact our sales team to find the best match for you.)
Get the app here:
Watch the short video below for download success.
If you’ve already activated your desktop license online and installed Trimble Ag Desktop software for Windows (or Windows emulator for Mac), you can sign in to your account with your Trimble ID from your computer, with or without an internet connection. No sign-in or password is required.
Each time that you login or use your account, you’ll start by selecting your preferred crop year, which will default to the latest crop year saved. The crop year ties your activities and records together under a single point of reference so that you can organize and view information year over year.
When you first use your account, you’ll be prompted to set up your crop year and primary crop, as shown below (you can change it later, if needed). This initial setup for crop year needs to completed online so that the system can organize your records, and prior to using the mobile app for the first time.
The online account has more options that you can review during initial setup, or change as needed, such as adding additional crop years, adding seed varieties to your purchased materials used during planting, and more. Follow these steps or scroll down to watch our video:
For help with deleting a crop year from your account, contact customer support.
Learn more about crops under Tracking Commodities, or watch our video on how to set up your crop year (starts at 3:48):
With the Ag Time Tracker™ add-on available for purchase in the online marketplace, farm supervisors or organization administrators can run instant reports for time sheets and payables for all Ag Time Tracker activities across your Trimble Ag Software account. See summaries of key information including job titles, status and hourly wages saved in each contact’s profile on your online account. Export or save reports by custom search criteria or date ranges for easy sharing with your accountant.
When you’re starting to set up your Trimble Ag Software account, you can easily retire clients, farms or fields from your online account, with the option to unretire partial details for these items later. Do this in the early stages of setting up your account as, once items are retired, some important information such as operational data and expenses may not be available if the asset is unretired later.
Forgot your password? We’ve got you covered, day or night.
Need to update the email address used in your Trimble ID? Click here for more info.
If this is your first time using or upgrading Trimble Ag Desktop software (formerly Farm Works) included with any of our Farmer plans, follow these steps for a smooth install. Once you create your Trimble ID and activate your account online with the Farmer plan of your choice, you can download and install the desktop software from our website directly onto your computer.
Just click the image to download the PDF.
Here’s what you’ll need before you begin:
Not a Windows user? Trimble Ag Desktop software cannot be installed on iOS but it does work with Windows installed on Mac computers. Find a Windows emulator that works for you, such as Parallels, or check out our Farmer Pro and Farmer Pro Plus plans with cloud-based solutions that can be accessed from any computer, simply using your web browser.
Learn more about minimum system requirements for optimal performance when using Trimble Ag Software.
At any time, click the help icon (top right) in the online account for assistance with setting up your account (learn more about in-app help).
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best. Use our secure, single sign-on technology to log in to all of your Trimble services with one ID. Use this email address and password whenever your sign into Trimble Ag Software online, on the mobile app or desktop.
Need to update your email address associated with your Trimble ID? Click here to email customer support and we’ll help you out.
Don’t have a Trimble ID yet? Click here for help on setting one up.
For the best performance when using Trimble Ag Software online, on the mobile app or on the desktop, make sure your systems and devices meet our minimum requirements. Each of our platforms has been tested by our developers to ensure you’ll continue to have access to the full range of features in our software, by following the minimum standards (or greater), as outlined below.
|Trimble Ag Online||Minimum Requirements|
|Computer system & display||- Google Chrome browser (latest version) - recommended
- Firefox 52 browser
- Internet Explorer 11 browser
- Microsoft Edge browser (latest version)
- Safari 10 browser
- 1280 x 1024 screen resolution
- 2 Megabits per second (Mbps) internet bandwidth
|Mobile device - tablet||- iPad iOS 9 with Safari or Google Chrome browser (latest version)
- Android 4.4 KitKat with Google Chrome browser (latest version)
- 1024 x 768 screen resolution
|Mobile device - phone||- not supported (use Trimble Ag Mobile app)|
|Trimble Ag Mobile||Minimum Requirements|
|Computer system & display||- not supported|
|Mobile device - tablet||- Android: 4.4 KitKat or iOS 7
|Mobile device - phone||- Android: 4.4 KitKat or iOS 7
- BlackBerry Android and Amazon Fire devices are not supported
|Trimble Ag Desktop||Minimum Requirements|
|Computer system & display||- Window Vista or greater
- 2 GHZ Intel Core i5 processor
- 4 GB RAM
- 1 GB free hard drive space
- 1024 x 768 screen resolution
- 2 Megabits per second (Mbps) internet bandwidth (for sync or download)
|Mobile device - tablet or phone||- not supported|
When you prefer to simply manage or share machine data files directly with your Trimble Ag Software online account – without using our built-in wireless vehicle display connections – it’s easy to to manually upload files and resources.
As shown on the screen above, you can upload machine-collected data to your Trimble Ag Software online account from the following vehicle displays:
You can also upload data to share with your advisor, including:
As well, you can deliver prescription maps and resource files to connected displays.
To learn more about data compatibility between Trimble Ag Software and other displays, file types and third-party accounts, click here.
Once contacts, organization administrators and partnerships are set up on your account, you can see and control the level of access each of these has to your information online and on the mobile app. You can control which features are visible to users by managing system and mobile access for each contact, as well as choosing which modules to activate for your entire account in the online Marketplace.
Each time that you track a purchase online or on the mobile app, Trimble Ag Software automatically calculates your total inventory and expenses by crop year, with the option to transfer balances to the following crop year. When you enter a purchase, the product is automatically listed in your Materials tab online, where you can continue filling in the materials profile to capture application rates and product safety details, as needed.
After naming your organization during the initial setup of your Trimble Ag Software account, organization administrators can manage the members and ownership of organizations associated with your account, edit organization settings, add an organization or delete an organization. When you’re done here, check out other account settings that can be updated in your online account.
Keep track of farm materials online to see application rates and costs, including safety details for your products. Materials are not organized by crop year, but are visible when selecting products for tasks in the field from your online account or on the mobile app. Refer to your Material cost and default rate when doing the math on product application expenses. For help with adding more health and safety details to products used on your farm, contact our customer support team. When you’re done here, check out Purchases, to manage inventory and expenses by crop year.
With Trimble Ag Software, you can use online filters to turn map layers on and off, overlaid on boundaries across your farm. Adjust layers to view field and crop boundaries, benchmarks, guidance lines, landmarks, as-applied coverage maps, Crop Health Imagery, as well as management zones and vehicle tasks.
Related: Learn more about editing boundaries here.
Check the status of purchased inventory on your farm with Trimble Ag Mobile, when recording products applied to the field with the mobile app. Crop inputs are managed by crop year. Share real-time updates with your online account, where crop inputs (also known as Purchases online) can also carry over balances to next year.
Use Field Profiler™ to manage field boundaries by crop year in Trimble Ag Software, with options to add and assign fields, draw and color-code your boundaries, import and export boundary shape files and Google Earth map files, import boundaries from the prior or following crop year, and import or export benchmarks. Our software uses spatial selection to look for matches between your data and our software, starting with the field name. If field names are different, Trimble Ag Software looks for similar field boundaries to match data for both fields.
With Trimble Ag Software, each storage bin transaction recorded online or on the mobile account is rolled up into the Bin Transactions summary for your farm. See all records from any crop year and tailor your online report to show as much or as little information as you need, with options to edit or import CSV data or adjust batch records to add harvest data or update destinations.
Once you’ve set up farm storage bins in Trimble Ag Software with the online account or mobile app, you can use the Bin Profiler online to view all of your farm bins. Automatically adjust inventory in each bin by adding or removing inventory, resetting inventory to zero, or viewing and adjusting transaction history details.
Before installing Trimble Ag Desktop software, make sure you have already reviewed the system requirements, activated your desktop license online, and downloaded the installation files from our website for Windows (or Windows emulator for Mac). If this is all new to you, let us walk you through the steps in our printable QuickStart Guide for Trimble Ag Desktop.
To automatically run the Windows installer:
Once your computer restarts, launch the desktop software — no password required — to begin working on your farm project (learn more).
In addition to managing fields and boundary data, use the Field Profiler™ to import fields between crop years on your Trimble Ag Software account. Save time by automatically creating a copy of one ore more field profiles as a clean slate for the next season’s field tasks and events.
In addition to setting up basic information for your fields online, it’s easy to import field boundary data. Our software uses spatial selection to look for matches between your data and our software, starting with the field name. If field names are different, Trimble Ag Software looks for similar field boundaries to find a match.
Software updates are applied automatically to your Trimble Ag Software online account. No installation or manual updates are necessary.
Check that your web browser (Google Chrome is recommended) is up-to-date so that you always have access to the latest features and fixes.
Visit our news and updates page to learn more about the latest fixes and features available, and get email updates by signing up for our Precision Ag Insider newsletter.
Updates for the Trimble Ag Mobile app are not automatically installed, unless you select this option on your mobile device. As with any app installed on your mobile device, you can decide when to install updates, so that you can control download speed and data usage costs.
To see what’s new on the Trimble Ag Mobile app, visit our news and updates page to learn more about the latest fixes and features available and get email updates by signing up for our Precision Ag Insider newsletter, or visit the app store for your mobile device:
For the best experience, use the most up-to-date version of Trimble Ag Desktop software which includes the latest data processing drivers, features and bug fixes. Updates are included with the purchase of an annual software maintenance plan, which also gives you access to our technical support group. By default, the software is set up to automatically check for updates when an internet connection is available. You can turn this setting off from the Help menu, so that you can manage your internet data costs and choose the time to update that’s right for you.
If you prefer, you can also download the latest updates directly from our website (learn more), and run the program from your Downloads folder.
Visit our news and updates page to learn more about the latest fixes and features available, and get email updates and industry news by signing up for our Precision Ag Insider newsletter.
Easily find and save latitude and longitude coordinates in your online field profile details on Trimble Ag Software. These coordinates provide information on your field location only. To automatically zoom into a location on your farm when using the online account, add field boundaries to your map by drawing or importing boundaries.
Learn more about FarmStream, an advanced productivity tool within Trimble Ag Software that can be turned on or off from the FmX or TMX display, in the full Fleet Management User Guide. Here are a few handy links to other fleet documentation also available in the full user guide:
View and manage farm assets online to see what’s growing where and who you’re selling to, with summary and detail views.
Once farm assets are set up online in your Trimble Ag Software account, including clients, farms and fields, you can view and make certain changes to these records on the mobile app.
With Trimble Ag Software’s fleet management tools, you can quickly deliver prescription maps and resource files to vehicle displays connected to your online account, including John Deere vehicles connected via API.
When you use your online account for the first time, you’ll be prompted to fill in some basic information for your account organization, as shown below. Name your organization to match your business (for example, Smith Farms or 3R Farms). Your Organization Name is also known as your Purchasing Organization when managing licenses in your account. It’s also helpful to know your Organization Name if you choose to add upgrades to your account (such as extra Vehicle Connections) later through the online Marketplace or through your reseller.
Next, click here to see steps on updating your profile.
After you’ve saved a Trimble Ag Software field scout report on the mobile app or online, you can share reports by email from your mobile device. Recipients can view report details and photos, even without access to your account. For best results, always sync any mobile changes with the online account (return to the home screen and tap the sync button on the top right) before hitting send.
Edit basic storage bin profiles with Trimble Ag Mobile when you’re on the go. Later, edit or delete full bin profiles online, if needed.
From the online account, each user can set personal preferences for time zone, unit systems and more. Language settings and translation for the online account are managed by each user’s web browser. Trimble Ag Online is fully compatible with the latest Google Chrome browser and is available in 11 languages other than English, including: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Russian, and Romanian.
Did you know? Units of measure can also be set on the mobile app and synced to the online account (learn more).
Trimble Ag Mobile displays units of measure that are determined by the location settings on each user’s mobile device. It’s easy for each account user to customize units of measure directly in the mobile app settings, and sync changes back to the online account.
As well, language settings and translation for the mobile app are managed by each user’s mobile device under settings for language and region (check with your device manufacturer to learn more about how to adjust settings on your phone or tablet). Trimble Ag Mobile is available in 11 languages other than English, including: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Russian, and Romanian.. To see the full range of languages as new translations are added, download the latest version of the app.
With access to Ag Time Tracker™ on your Trimble Ag Software account, your workers can easily fix mistakes on their time sheets right from their mobile device, saving you time on chasing updates.
Once you’ve added storage bins online or on the mobile app in Trimble Ag Software, use the online account to view or add additional profile details, or delete these farm assets. Storage bins can only be deleted from the online account.
Once you’ve added a partnership to your Trimble Ag Software online or mobile account, it’s easy to edit or remove their access from your account.
With the mobile app’s automatic map coordinates, plus the same features that are available online, you can easily edit fields on your Trimble Ag Software account using your phone or tablet, with or without cellular or wi-fi coverage.
After you’ve saved a Trimble Ag Software field scout report on the mobile app or online, you can view and edit reports at any time on your mobile device.
With the same tools used to draw boundaries on the mobile app, you can also drive boundaries in your vehicle while using your phone or tablet to to automatically update boundary area in your Trimble Ag Software account. View or zoom into your location on satellite maps while your phone’s GPS automatically updates latitude and longitude coordinates for your field. By adding boundaries to your fields, you’ll be able to access more map information for weather, Crop Health Imagery, as-applied coverage maps and vehicle locations across your farm.
In addition to managing fields and boundary data, use the Field Profiler™ to preview, draw, delete and change boundary colours in Trimble Ag Software. Web drawing tools allow you to zoom in to your farm location on satellite maps to create point-and-click shape files. Easily edit, redraw and add inner boundaries, while the software auto-calculates the size of drawn boundaries for your fields.
Use a wide range of drawing tools available online in Trimble Ag Software, with the GIS editor. Create point-and-click shape files that auto-calculate the boundary area, including polygons, lines as well as circles for fields managed by centre-pivot irrigation, with the option to save separate crop and field boundaries. Units of measure shown in the boundary area can be adjusted in your account settings.
Tip: when adding or updating a field from the Field Profiler, the boundary drawing options are the same when starting from Step 9 below.
Hover over the icons to explore more drawing options with on-screen tips, including:
When you’re on the go, use the mobile app’s simple point-and-click tools to drive or draw boundaries and automatically update boundary area in your Trimble Ag Software account. View or zoom into your location on satellite maps while your phone’s GPS automatically updates latitude and longitude coordinates for your field. By adding boundaries to your fields, you’ll be able to access more map information for weather, Crop Health Imagery, as-applied coverage maps and vehicle locations across your farm.
No more registration keys or waiting for CDs in the mail! Download the latest Trimble Ag Desktop software anytime from our website. Once you’ve set up your Trimble ID and online account, and purchased your software plan in the online Marketplace with any add-ons such as Advanced Desktop Accounting or WM-Subsurface (also available on its own), our software automatically downloads everything at once. To see if your system is compatible with Trimble Ag Desktop software, view our minimum system requirements. If this is all new to you, we can walk you through each of these step in our QuickStart Guide for Trimble Ag Desktop software.
Download the latest version of Trimble Ag Desktop software, including any purchased add-ons:
If you already have Trimble Ag Desktop installed and have purchased the Annual Software Maintenance Plan, you can install the latest software fixes and updates from within the desktop software Help menu, or download the latest updates by clicking the button below:
Once the download is complete, click the file shown in the download pane at the bottom of your screen to automatically run the installation program (or go to the Downloads folder on your computer and click to run the program from there). Follow the prompts to complete the installation or check out the steps here.
Get the latest help for WM-Subsurface™, available on its own or as an add-on for Trimble Ag Desktop software, to analyze topographic data on your farm and create drainage plans, as well as features for general mapping, field records and simple accounting. Click here to view, search (CTRL+F) download or print this PDF guide.
Contact our sales team to learn more about add-ons and options for Trimble Ag Software.
Get the latest user guide for Trimble Ag Desktop (formerly Farm Works), including help for the add-on, Advanced Desktop Accounting. Click here to view, search (CTRL+F), print or download the PDF document.
You can also get the latest guide when you log in to your desktop account. Click on the Help menu and select Trimble Ag Software PDF to download the document from your computer.
Contact our sales team to learn more about add-ons and options for Trimble Ag Software.
Download the PDF user guide for this legacy software, available in 10 languages including English. Click here to get started.
Learn more about legacy Farm Works Mobile software for your hand-held vehicle displays (this is different from the Trimble Ag Mobile app available for iOS or Android mobile devices included with our Farmer plans).
Use the links below to download or reinstall legacy Farm Works software purchased prior to the Trimble Ag Software launch in 2016. If you’re missing your CD registration key, contact our support team for assistance.
While your local Trimble Authorized Reseller can provide you with robust, fully supported solutions for wireless data transfer powered by higher-end modems such as the DCM-300® or GX450® , there are lower-end solutions for those of us willing to put in a little extra effort. Keep in mind that this is not an officially supported configuration, but with a little work, you can connect a few very specific off-the-shelf components to allow your Trimble FmX® display to leverage a simple wireless hotspot from your smartphone.
Getting set up:
That’s it! Now you have wireless data transfer whenever you’re in range of Wi-Fi coverage.
Need help? While this is not an officially supported hardware configuration, please contact our customer support team if you have any questions or issues with configuring Trimble Ag Software or your FmX. Every annual Trimble Ag Software Plan comes with access to our support network to help farmers.
When you’re no longer using a vehicle on the farm, it’s easy to delete the vehicle from your fleet on Trimble Ag Software. Any vehicles that are deleted are simply retired, in case you want to unretire vehicles for use on your account at a later date.
To remove a default crop from your account, simply delete it from commodities tracked for your farm. Fields already created with this crop are not affected; however, when adding or editing fields online, this crop will no longer be displayed in the list of default crop options.
After you’ve saved a Trimble Ag Software field scout report on the mobile app or online, you can delete the report at any time on your mobile device.
Use the Trimble Ag Mobile to build work orders for your team, including associated fields, materials, equipment and weather restrictions, and assign it to an operator from your account contacts, including a planned start and end date. Keep track of progress as your operators start, pause and complete assigned work orders, with automated summaries that roll up into Trimble Ag Online.
When the operator is ready to begin the task, go to the Work Order tile and and click the START button. The operator can also PAUSE to stop the counter. Click DONE to record the total task time, which appears as a cost per acre at the bottom of the work order screen.
And that’s not all. Watch for more step-by-step guides for Work Orders coming soon, or contact support.
Using an existing field set up in your Trimble Ag Software account, you can quickly generate a series of field plans to compare the cost of different crop management strategies. Compare side-by-side budgets with basic or complex operational details, to gauge the cost per unit of production and benefits of each scenario. Save time by converting a plan to actuals, to use as your plan of record in the Field Manager when tracking field-level events and expenses throughout the crop season.
It’s easy to set up a new Trimble ID, for easy, secure access to all of your Trimble accounts and services, including Trimble Ag Software.
That’s it! If you run into any problems, reach out to our customer support team for help.
Watch our video tutorial on creating a corn maze in your field, using Trimble Ag Desktop (formerly Farm Works) software and Farm Works Mobile. We’ll take you through how to use any drawing or illustration and calibrate the image for geo-referencing as a map layer. This simple process can be used to create virtually any design. Finish the process in the field with a Trimble GPS or hand-held display, to guide a mower or ground crew in cutting precise patterns. No more counting rows manually!
Here’s what you’ll need:
Contact your local reseller for help with buying or setting up any Trimble vehicle display or hand-held device.
Related: Learn more about how to use Trimble Ag Software’s other fleet management tools so that you can see, use and share more precision data with your vehicle displays, and from third-party accounts.
When you need help with using Trimble Ag Software, live support is just a click away. Use our online and mobile in-app help options to send an email message to our global support team in your region, which automatically includes system diagnostics for your account.
Visit our website’s support page for more resources and ways to connect with us.
The Trimble Ag Mobile app home screen can be adjusted to show or hide tiles, to help you focus on the areas of your account that matter most to you. Once a tile is disabled then enabled again, it will appear in the top left corner of the home screen, adjusting the default layout of tiles on the mobile app.
From your Trimble Ag Online home screen, your account dashboard shows widgets with real-time farm weather, maps, field events, commodities, fleet tracking and more. With the click of a mouse, each widget can be reset, resized, or moved around the grid layout.
With any iOS or Android mobile device, farm workers can clock in and out of shifts with Ag Time Tracker™, even when outside cellular or wi-fi coverage. Once workers are set up as contacts with time tracker access in your Trimble Ag Software account, the mobile app does the rest of the work for you. Just turn on location services in your mobile device’s privacy settings. No other software installations or setup required.
In addition to managing field boundaries, use the Field Profiler™ to assign fields to farms on your Trimble Ag Software Account. Save time by organizing farm resources with the click of a button.
Related: you can also assign fields to farms on your account and more, in Field Details
Running or installing a new version of the Trimble Ag Mobile app? Android requires that app users also give permission for the app to access Storage on your phone. Users will get a notification when they first run the new version. Settings can also be accessed from the alert that pops up when you first run the app. The app will not run without this permission (selecting Not Now will shut down app). Users can also go to Settings and turn on permission for storage.
Use Trimble Ag Mobile to easily drop map points (also known as benchmarks) with custom names to keep track of field scouting, crop health, property issues and more. With precise coordinates automatically generated for each point, you can use your mobile device’s built-in GPS to view the distance to navigate to each point from your current location. Use these map features on any field on the mobile app, starting from the home screen’s Field tile or Farm tile.
Assign labour costs by season or date range to farm contacts on your Trimble Ag Software online account, for use with the Ag Time Tracker™ add-on available in the online Marketplace. In addition to easy access from your mobile device when you want to call or email the people on your team, contacts can also be set up online with time tracker profiles and permissions so that your field operators can easily clock in and out of shifts and view time sheets on their mobile device.
Learn more about using Ag Time Tracker.
Get instant access to vehicle data in your third-party account(s) with Trimble Ag Software’s built in API connection. Our API (short for digital handshake) makes it easy to wirelessly import your vehicle files from partner systems, so that you have all of your farm’s precision data in one place. Our solutions To learn more about data compatibility between Trimble Ag Software and other displays, file types and third-party accounts, click here.
Success tip: before linking vehicle data to your account, check that field names are the same in both the display and on Trimble Ag Software. This prevents the creation of duplicate fields and ensures data is associated with the right location on your farm.
* Contact our customer support team to see if APIs are available for other third-party accounts not listed here.
Get even more fleet management tools to improve operator efficiency analyze vehicle performance in the full Fleet Management User Guide.
Manage permission levels for all of your farm contacts with Trimble Ag Software’s online tools that let you decide who will have system access as a licensed user on your account, while giving you control over who can view your account data online or on the mobile app. Once contacts are set up online with system access, you can also use the mobile app to attach operators when recording field tasks.
Use Trimble Ag Online to keep detailed records of storage bins used by your farm, including capacity, location, construction, access and more. Once bins are set up online, transactions can be logged online or on the mobile app to automatically update capacity and inventory for each bin. As a physical asset tied to your farm, storage bins are not associated with a specific crop year, but they can be assigned to certain field names to help you manage crop traceability requirements, if needed.
Set up basic storage bin profiles with Trimble Ag Mobile when you’re on the go, to automatically update inventory as delivery transactions are recorded for bins. Later, edit or delete full bin profiles online, if needed.
Use partnerships when you want an advisor or agronomist to have access to your Trimble Ag Software account, without taking up a licensed user seat on your account. Partners can see and edit data within your online and mobile account, and you can remove access at any time. For help with adding a licensed user instead, start by adding contacts, then review how to add system access.
Before adding a new partnership, check that you have the advisor’s email address as used in Trimble Ag Software.
Once storage bins for your farm have been set up online or on the mobile app in Trimble Ag Software, any contacts with access to your account can use the mobile app to record bin transactions in real-time, and automatically update the inventory and storage capacity of your bins. Additional tracking options are only available on the mobile app including: Operator, Harvester, Crew #, Container Type, Number of Totes and Number of Beds.
Add fields to your online account with as much or as little information as you need, with the option to draw or import boundaries to auto-calculate area for boundaries. Start by selecting the preferred crop year, then enter details on each tab before saving all changes at once. Return to this field profile editor any time by jumping to a field or selecting the field name from the Field Profiler list, then click Manage and select Update.
Farms can be set up online with basic information, and can be associated with fields on your account during setup online or on the Trimble Ag Mobile app. Include a client (also known as grower on precision ag vehicle displays) to easily group fields and farms on your account.
It’s quick and easy to add the basic details for each crop that you’re growing on your farm, outside of any specific crop year. Once your crops are entered online, they can be used in commodity tile forecasts by crop year, online or on the mobile app. Your crops can also be edited or deleted online, and will also show up as your default crop list when setting up new fields online (features not available on the mobile app).
Related: Delete crops online
Update your list of client names online, to make it easy to group fields and farms on your Trimble Ag Software account. Most precision ag displays require the client name (also known as grower). Clients are not visible on the mobile app.
Related: Use contracts to save detailed sales agreements, which can also be associated with storage bins and transactions during harvest. Contracts are not tied to your client list. Set up contracts online under the Farm menu, or on the mobile app from the Contracts tile.
With the mobile app’s automatic map coordinates, plus many of the same features that are available online, you can easily add fields and associated farms on your Trimble Ag Software account using your phone or tablet, with or without cellular or wi-fi coverage. To associate a client name with a farm created on the mobile app, update the Field Profile details online when you’re back in the office.
Quickly add new farms to your Trimble Ag Software account when editing or adding fields on your mobile app. To include an optional client name, edit the field details online.
Later, log in to your online account to associate a client with your new farm, if needed.
Assign equipment operator access to your farm contacts with Trimble Ag Software’s online tools that let you decide who will have login access to vehicle field displays, with options to group or inactivate equipment operators on your account. In addition to easy access from your mobile device when you want to call or email the people on your team, once contacts are set up online with equipment operator access, you can also use the mobile app to attach operators and associated labour costs when recording field tasks.
Learn more about operator settings available for integrated vehicle and equipment displays in the Fleet Management User Guide. For basic setup of vehicles and displays in Trimble Ag Software, check out the quick-start guides under Managing Fleet.
Contact our sales team to purchase additional user licenses and learn more about plans that meet your needs.
Manage all of your farm contacts in one place with the Trimble Ag Software online, for easy access from your mobile device when you want to call or email people on your team.
When you’re on the go, use the mobile app to add irrigation and rain events in Trimble Ag Software.
With just a few quick clicks online, organization administrators can add a vehicle and organize vehicle groups on your Trimble Ag Software account, with the option to add device serial numbers to wirelessly connect precision ag data to your account. Automatically import field, boundary and job data once your vehicle connection is established. Our software uses spatial selection to look for matches between your data and our software, starting with the field name. If field names are different, Trimble Ag Software looks for similar field boundaries to find a match.
*Devices cannot be added if already assigned to an organization on Trimble Ag Software.
**For tips on setting up your display so that data flows into the online account, refer to our FarmStream setup guide.
Use your mobile device to record a seed application on your field. Contacts with access to your account can see real-time updates online or on the mobile app in Trimble Ag Software.
Plan the next step in your crop management plan with product recommendations on Trimble Ag Mobile. As part of the field scout report, you or your advisors with access to your account can use the mobile app to define and share the purpose, timing, rate and more for product applications, including automatic PHI (pre-harvest interval) and REI (re-entry interval) alerts to manage the health and safety of your operators and customers.
Add a new crop sequence to an existing field to track events and expenses for multiple harvests during the same crop year in Trimble Ag Software. View multiple crop sequences for the same field when the using the quick start menu, Jump to field, in the online account.
Use Trimble Ag Mobile to easily drop map points to create a path or polygon with a custom name to keep track of field scouting, crop health, property issues and more. With precise coordinates automatically generated for each shape, you can use your mobile device’s built-in GPS to view the distance to navigate to the shape from your current location. Use these map features on any field on the mobile app, starting from the home screen’s Field tile or Farm tile.
Create a new field scout report with Trimble Ag Mobile to quickly record observations on your mobile device when you’re out in the field. Select from predefined crop health factors, add photos and comments, then sync updates with your online account once you’re back within cell or wi-fi range. Save your report anytime to edit later, keep on file or share with contacts, operators or partners with access to your account, or email reports to other advisors.
When you’re on the go or working in the field, it’s simple to add a new crop year to your account using the Trimble Ag Mobile app so that you can use the app to quickly add fields to your account.
Before downloading Trimble Ag Desktop software included with any Farmer plan, start by visiting our secure website to activate your desktop license and maintenance plan. From the Marketplace within your online account, you can also manage your account profile and purchases, all through a single, secure Trimble ID email address. Use this email address and password whenever your sign into Trimble Ag Software online or on the mobile app, or when downloading the desktop software.
At any time, click the help icon (top right) in the online account for assistance with setting up your account (learn more about in-app help).
The online Marketplace within Trimble Ag Software is your one-stop shop for add-ons and upgrades, as well as free modules included with the purchase of your software. Choose whether to activate and use free features that work for your farm business, or hide them from view. Contacts with access to your account will only see the online and mobile features for modules that you activate.
That’s it! The free module has been activated. To turn it off again, return to the Marketplace and click Remove (or click More Info with the option to Remove). Any information already set up in your account for the related module will be hidden from view until the free module is activated again.