Sirrus version history – iOS

 

iOS | Web | Android

 

Sirrus 5.4.2 \\ Released: September 30, 2020 

Bugs fixed:
  • Fixed an issue with the new iOS 14 software update causing the app to crash when taking pictures for Scouting operations
  • Fixed an issue with the new iOS 14 software update leaving trails of icons when setting a Sampling route
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Yield dashboard tile from displaying and listing Yield data in seasonal order
  • Fixed an issue preventing the Yield dashboard tile from counting Yield layers ‘Admin’ by other users
  • Fixed an issue preventing users from having the ability to download specific Farms and Fields with the ‘Download Farms and Fields’ option
  • Fixed an issue that prevented users from seeing Activities for the next season in their Activities list when the current season is selected. When a past season is selected, only Activities for that specific past season will be listed
  • Fixed an issue with Nutrient Rec activities disappearing from the Activities list after syncing
  • Fixed an issue preventing users from filtering their Imagery list by season at the Grower and Farm levels.
  • Fixed an issue with exporting a shape file of soil sampling activity causing the Sample ID to only display number “1”
  • Fixed an issue with “Move Field” in Field Options freezing before users had the ability to save or cancel

Sirrus 5.4 \\ Released: September 2020 

Update Highlights:

Home and Activities Buttons: Users will notice that both the Home button and Activities button have been removed from the bottom navigation bar and replaced by new tiles in the dashboard for easier navigation.

Dashboard Improvements:

  • New Activities Tile: At the Grower, Farm and Field levels, users can now easily access their activity list from the new “Activities” tile located on the dashboard.
  • New Surface Analysis Tiles: At the field level, surface analysis layers are now separated out on the dashboard into tiles for Yield, Soil Test, and Soil Sensor data
  • Tile Format:  At the field level, users will now see a new concise format to their existing Weather and Premium Imagery tiles on the dashboard.

Activity Collection: Users will notice the addition of a prompt to select an activity type prior to collecting a CEI activity in the plus button.

Nutrient Activity : Users can now create a Nutrient activity.

Imagery Legend: User edited legends will now be used as their default for all of the users downloaded imagery.

Improvements to Rec Editor: If a user changes the name of their Fertilizer Recommendation after making an edit, their edit will now be saved as a new layer.

New Features:

New Tile Format on Field Level Dashboard

  • Users will now see updated tiles for Weather, Premium Imagery, Yield, Soil Test, and Soil Sensor data at the Field level
  • Added detailed data on each of these updated tiles in the dashboard:
    • Weather information in the Weather Tile includes highs and lows, precipitation, and wind speed at the field level
    • Users will now see the total number of pending images for the field and along with the last imagery collected on the Premium Imagery tile at the field level
    • The Activities section on the dashboard now includes the number of activities in the list displayed clearly. The user can access this at all levels (i.e. Grower, Farm, Field)
    • Yield data is now available on the dashboard at the field level, which will display the three most recent years of Yield data
    • Soil Test data is now separated on the dashboard into Soil Test Events and Soil Test Layers at the field level
    • Soil Sensor data is now displayed on the dashboard at the field level
  • Added two tabs, “Events” and “Layers” when the user selects Yield and Soil Test tiles to better categorize and organize data
    • The “Events” tab will contain hand-collected, harvest, and machine data
    • The “Layers” tab will contain surface analysis data
  • When selecting the Soil Test and Soil Sensor tiles, users will notice the data is separated by season for optimal data organization

Activities Tile

  • Activities are now on the dashboard at the Grower, Farm, and Field levels
  • Users will now select this tile to view their Activities list from the dashboard
    • Added the a count of the activities on the tile so the user can easily view the number of activities in their list from the dashboard

Surface Analysis Tiles:

  • The Surface Analysis tab has been removed from the Activities section
  • Now, users can access their surface analysis data from the tile located on the dashboard at the Field level.
    • Yield, Soil Test, and Soil Sensor surface analysis data will now be accessible from the tile

Activity Collection

  • User will now see a prompt to select an activity type prior to collecting a CEI activity
  • Users will have the option to select ‘Recommendation’ or ‘Application (Work Record)’ before creating an activity
    • The activity will then be saved as a ‘Recommendation’ or ‘Application (Work Record)’
    • Users will still have the option to change their selection in the save screen before officially saving the activity

Nutrient Activity

  • Users will notice the addition of a new activity collection: Nutrient Activity
  • Users will have the ability to collect and generate quick reports for nutrient data

Imagery Legend: User edited legends will now be used as their default for all of the users imagery.

  •  When the User downloads imagery, the default legend for imagery will now be determined by the classification method that the user sets.
    • Users will now notice that when they enter the legend editor for the first time then the next images downloaded will be based on the classification they set.
    • If the user has an internet connection and they open a previously downloaded image, then their classification will be applied to previously downloaded imagery.

Improvements to Rec Editor

  • After selecting ‘Save’, if the user does not change the name of the Fertilizer Recommendation edit then we will save the new Fertilizer Recommendation edit over the original Fertilizer Recommendation, overwriting the original Fertilizer Recommendation.
  • After selecting ‘Save’ , if the user does change the name of the Fertilizer Recommendation edit after selecting ‘Save’, save the Fertilizer Recommendation edit as a new layer

Bugs Fixed:

  • Issue with yield operations not syncing and displaying in the Notifications pane
  • Issue where some yield layers showed a total of 0 units in the notification pane after download
  • Issue with Sirrus automatically deleting local account data with a failed auth token
  • Issue with all downloaded layers showing in the notifications list that already existed in the account 
  • Issue where loading a management zone over a collection operation caused the operation to go into recovery instead of removing from the device
  • Issue with data not being removed from the device when the Grower has been removed
  • Issue with Total, Min, Max, and Avg displaying “0” in all yield layers for Dry Yield and Wet Yield
  • Issue with only Cotton appearing in attribute list for the Harvest: Sugarcane activity instead of Sugarcane
  • Issue with the inability to view certain Yield Activities when downloading a Grower that has yield data
  • Issue with Sirrus crashing when downloading Growers
  • Issue with receiving a sync error when creating a Management Zone from TSM Average Ansurf data
  • Issue with Imagery where the minimum value in a custom classification legend was not being displayed corrected
  • Issue with Fertility Recommendation editor where the ‘Return to Original’ was not functioning correctly on iPhone. When the User selects the ‘Return to Original’ button, any adjustments they made will return to the ‘original data’ instead of the raw server data.

Sirrus 5.3.4 \\ Released: July 13, 2020

Update highlights:
  • Sync improvements and progress bar: Sync logic has been optimized to improve data type downloading, and users can now view a sync progress bar to monitor their sync downloads.
  • Field Boundary error handling: Users can now resolve Boundary errors that prevent fields from syncing to their devices by editing the Boundary, using the Digitizer tool to amend it, or by deleting it.
  • Revert Field Boundary: Users can select the ‘Revert Field Boundary’ option for a particular field. This allows users to choose from a list of historic boundaries for a specific field to use for Activity collection.
New Features
  • Sync improvements and progress bar
    • Users will now be able to start working with Grower data faster, due to sync logic optimization.
    • Users can now view a sync progress bar to monitor their sync downloads. If the user navigates away from the progress bar to use other features in the app, sync will continue to progress. When no data is syncing, the time stamp of the last sync will always be shown. This will give users visibility into when Growers, Activity layers, custom fertilizers and tank mixes are being downloaded to their device.
  • Field Boundary error handling
    • Fixing a Field Boundary:
      • Users can now edit a Boundary to resolve Boundary errors that have prevented Fields from syncing.
      • By navigating to Settings > agX Sync > Errors, users can swipe and select to “Fix” the boundary in that list. In the “Fix Field Boundary” screen, users can select the Boundary that contains an error, and use Digitizer tools to fix or delete it. When fixing the Boundary, both the Boundary line in error and the edited Boundary line will be shown so the user can view what has been changed.
    • Reverting Field Boundaries:
      • Users can now choose from a list of historic Boundaries by using the “Revert Field Boundary” functionality in Field Level options and the Field swipe menu.
      • Users will be provided a list of historic Boundaries for that particular Field and can select a Boundary to revert back to and save for use in Activity collection.

Bugs fixed:

  • Fixed an issue causing users to be logged out of Sirrus when Wi-Fi became unavailable.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Yield operations from showing in the notifications panel
  • Fixed an issue causing commas to be entered as decimals for Seeding Rates and elsewhere across the device
  • Fixed an issue preventing Databullet data from syncing to the device
  • Fixed an issue preventing users from completing a Management Zone operation due to the Management Zone crossing an interior polygon
  • Fixed an issue preventing users form receiving imagery for newly enrolled Fields until they changed the season (year) in the Imagery Settings
  • Made an improvement to stability and app performance due to the addition of a sync progress bar and prioritization of sync items

Sirrus 5.3.1 \\ Released: June 5, 2020

Bugs fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue preventing users from selecting a future Imagery Enrollment date.
  • Fixed an issue preventing a newly created field from being enrolled before it had been synced to the server.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Activities from syncing due to the field not yet being synced.
  • Fixed an issue preventing syncing due to future times being used for created-on dates.
  • Fixed an issue preventing non-Proagrica imagery sources from being viewed without being enrolled in Premium imagery Services.
  • Fixed an issue causing ETID errors due to auto-fill mismatching units for products.
  • Fixed an issue causing the user interface to freeze upon activating a new update.
  • Fixed an issue causing the Imagery Settings to self-reset.

Sirrus 5.3 \\ Released: May 7, 2020

Update Highlights:

  • Imagery Settings: 
    • Now users can easily define their own seasons by selecting the months and years of Imagery they need on their device. By selecting specific seasons, the user will experience improved app performance (Premium).
    • Users can now choose to keep Pending images on their device, between 15 – 90 days, in order to preserve device storage and improve app performance. (Premium) 
    • Users now have the option to select Sentinel, Landsat (Or both) imagery sources for  their device. (Premium)
  • Imagery Tile Improvements
    • Users can now request Pending, Approved, or previously Rejected imagery for a specific field by clicking on the Imagery tile on the field level dashboard. (Premium)

New Features:

  • Imagery Settings (Premium): 
    • Users will now select from the last 3 years of Imagery to decide how many years of data they want downloaded to their device.
    • Added a month selection screen for users to select the year and month range of their own seasons 
      • This allows users to define their own seasons by  selecting the months of imagery to download to their device.
    • Users now have the ability to set the number of days to keep Pending images on the device. 
      • Users can select to keep their Pending images for 15, 30, 60, or 90 days (from the download date). After which, Pending images will be removed from the device. The default setting will be 30 days, until changed by the user.
    • Users now have the option to select their Imagery source.
      • Users can choose Landsat, Sentinel (or both) imagery sources for downloading images on their device. The default will be Sentinel.
  • Imagery Enrollment (Premium): 
    • Added a new Imagery enrollment screen in the Premium Imagery tile.
      • Users can now choose the month range for Imagery download while they are enrolling a field.
    • Added the Imagery tab to the Premium Imagery tile
      • At the field level, users can now request additional imagery and imagery previously removed from the device.

Activity Views

  • Improvements to Pick Lists: 
    • Added auto-scroll to Pick Lists
      • Sirrus will now auto-scroll to a previously selected attribute in pick lists for Activity Collection and when editing a layer.
  • Improvement to Activity List: 
    • Activity List is now sorted by Event Date.
      • Users can now view the Activity List in order of Event Date for recommendations and applications.

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue with Growers not downloading to a device after the v5.2.4 update.
  • Fixed a crashing issue with syncing management zones.
  • Fixed an issue with Databullet not sending Field Boundaries. 
  • Fixed a sync issue with Yield data not downloading for particular growers.
  • Fixed a crashing issue when trying to download NDVI images.
  • Fixed a sync issue when sharing an agX admin transfer.
  • Fixed a sync error when removing Growers from Grower list.
  • Fixed an issue with the Soil Sampling bar covering numbers on the legend.
  • Fixed an issue where Pick A Field tool was not populating the Grower, Farm, Field name when selected.
  • Fixed a CFB issue where Pick a Field was saving as a separate GUID.
  • Fixed a Planting Report where the farm level report legend displayed colors nonexistent in the map.
  • Fixed an issue where the report seeding rate average was incorrect.
  • Fixed a Credential Errors messaging issue.
  • Fixed an issue where viewing rainfall tile caused App to crash due to leap year.

Sirrus 5.2.4 \\ Released: January 28, 2020

Update Highlights:

  • Addressed General app performance Issues
    • Fixed a crashing issue after taking latest update.
    • Fixed an issue where a subset of users experienced unexpected removal of their data from the app and were forced to log in again.
    • Fixed an Issue with sync pausing and not finishing for some customers while downloading growers to the app.
    • Fixed an issue where editing in comments caused the cursor to jump to the end.
  • Addressed Bad Geography ‘Spikes’ in Field Boundary Creation
    • Implemented a fix to prevent the creation of bad geography when creating field boundaries. Users will now be able to successfully sync their boundaries.
    • Implemented a tool to allow users to go back and fix the bad geography in their previously created field boundaries. Users will now be able to sync field boundaries that would not previously sync.
    • Planting Recommendation Report: This report now supports recommendations that utilize any of the supported agX Seeding Units and Purchase Units (Premium Feature).

Reports

  • Updated Planting Recommendation Report: Now supports Seeding Units and Purchase Methods (Premium Feature)
    • The Planting Recommendation Report now supports recommendations that utilize the following seeding units in addition to seed/acre: Ibs/ac, cwt/ac, bu/ac, 1000 seed/ac, plant/ac, plant/ft2, tree/ac, kg/ha, 1000 seed/ha, plant/ha, and tree/ha.
    • The Planting Recommendation Report now supports total unit calculations for the following purchase units: bag, lbs, cwt, kg, metric ton, bu, seeds, plants, and trees.

Sirrus iOS 5.2 \\ Released: December 13, 2019

Update Highlights:

  • Comparison Map for Yield Layers: Using the Compare button in the activity view, users can compare yield layers to other data types to gain additional insights (Premium Feature).
  • Syncing in the Background: Users can now visit other applications while syncing. If a sync starts prior to minimizing the app, it will continue for 10 minutes. Force closing the app will stop the ongoing sync.
  • Automatic Sync: Sync will now only occur automatically when new data is saved or when the app has not synced in the last hour. This will result in the app syncing fewer times when not needed.
  • Seasons Downloaded: When a change is made in Seasons Downloaded the app will now only check for activities that fall within the new date range. This will increase the speed of the sync following the change.
  • Select Imagery Download by Date: Users can now select specific dates to download imagery, rather than seasons. This will improve sync as it will allow the user to download fewer images at a time if desired.

New Features:

Activities

  • Comparison Map for Yield Layers (Premium Feature)
    • The Comparison Map feature now includes yield data. Using the Compare button in the activity view, users can compare yield layers to other data types to gain additional insights.
      Activity History
    • Fulfilled Recommendations and Applications are now represented with one item in the Activities list. Users can now select “View History” to see the original recommendation without having to drill down to another view for this option.

Sync

  • Syncing in the Background
    • Users can now visit other applications while syncing. If a sync starts prior to minimizing the app, it will continue for 10 minutes. Force closing the app will stop the ongoing sync.
  • Automatic Sync
    • Sync will now only occur automatically when new data is saved or when the app has not synced in the last hour. This will result in the app syncing fewer times when not needed.
  • Seasons Downloaded
    • When a change is made in Seasons Downloaded the app will now only check for activities that fall within the new date range. This will increase the speed of the sync following the change.

Imagery

  • Select Imagery Download by Date
    • Users can now select specific dates to download imagery, rather than seasons. This will improve sync as it will allow the user to download fewer images at a time if desired, and download only the recent images the user needs. Upon a fresh install, user’s Sync Setup for Imagery will be set to 30 days prior from today. Users who update to 5.2 without a fresh install will not lose any images but will have the ability to select specific dates.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where Cotton and Sugarcane Harvest was requiring crop on all polygons of a field.
  • Fixed an issue where field boundary edits were not syncing due to timestamp conflicts.
  • Fixed an issue where Sirrus allowed non numeric values in numeric fields.
  • Fixed an issue where GPS collected fields were not clipping to neighboring fields.
  • Fixed an issue where internal polygons (holes) were not being clipped to mgmt zones.
  • Fixed an issue where removing values form a shortlist was causing a sync error.
  • Fixed an issue where data was not being downloaded with grower.

Sirrus iOS 5.1 \\ Released: October 23, 2019

Update Highlights:

  • Numerous sync enhancements to benefit all users including an improvement for management zones.
  • Resolved issues for a subset of users that prevented the barcode report from running.
  • Users can now access the Reconcile Tool at the grower, farm, or field level for more efficient self-serve reconciliation, as needed.

New Features:

Sync

  • Added the ability to use the reconcile tool at the grower, farm, or field level.
  • Various sync enhancements including an improvement for management zones.

Reports

  • Resolved an issue preventing the barcode report from running in some cases.

Sirrus iOS 5.0 \\ Released: October 10, 2019

Update Highlights:

  • Yield Data: View your yield layers on the go, including the new 3D view.
  • New Reports: Use the new Product Summary Load Sheet to go with your recommendations and look at the new single variety/hybrid optimizations in the Planting Recommendation Report.

New Features

Yield Data

  • Syncing and Viewing Yield Data
    • Yield layers in your agX account will now sync automatically.
    • View your yield layers on the go, including the new 3D view.
  • Sharing and Reporting Yield Data
    • Send yield layers to other users with Data Bullet.
    • Create a Quick Report of your Yield. (Premium Feature)

Reports

  • Planting Recommendation Report: Single Variety/Hybrid
    • The Planting Recommendation Report has been optimized to better accommodate single variety/hybrid seeding recommendations with a single larger map. (Premium Feature)
  • Product Summary Load Sheet
    • Use the Load Sheet to go with your recommendations. (Premium Feature)
    • This report can be created in the reporting workflow and it is automatically generated when you export your shapefiles.

Sirrus iOS 4.9 \\ Released: July 29, 2019

Update Highlights:

  • General app performance improvements
  • Addressed issues related to crashes and memory usage with larger volumes of data.
  • Comparison Map overlay for points & lines over polygon layers (Premium Feature)
  • Users will be able to compare activities that have points & lines by placing them over polygon and grid layers.
  • Users will be able to run a Quick Report based on this new Comparison Map feature as well.
  • Scouting & Recommendation Report update (Premium Feature)
  • Users will now be able to view their Weed Height section from Collection in this report.

New Features

  • Comparison Map overlay for points & lines over polygon layers
    • Activity View Comparisons for collection types with point/lines (Scouting, Sampling, Drainage) to be viewed in overlay with all polygon layer views.
  • Additional Quick Report for Comparison Map overlay
    • Quick Report from the Comparison Map overlay view that shares the user’s two types of data layers and the legend applied to polygon layer.
  • Scouting & Recommendation Report
    • Highly requested data from collection will be added to this Premium report
    • Weed Height, including Min, Max & Avg values will be located under each Weed from a user’s Scouting activity

Bugs Fixed

  • Corrected an issue with syncing user-defined shortlists.
  • Addressed crashing in multiple areas, including Scouting, Save Screen, Logout, and GPS Digitizer.
  • Addressed performance issues with Activities list and Map loading times.

Sirrus mobile 4.8 \\ Released: May 14, 2019

Update Highlights:

  • Download Grower, Farms and Fields: Users can now choose to download individual Farms and Fields.
  • MyJohnDeere Export: Added the ability to export recommendations to MyJohnDeere.(Premium Feature)
  • Imagery enrollment at the Farm level: Support was added to select multiple Fields at the Farm level to enroll. (Premium Feature)
  • Plus Button Customization: Users can now easily reorganize their Activity and Report selection and remove options that are never used. (Premium Feature)

New Features

Premium Imagery

  • Enroll Fields at the Farm Level (Premium Feature)
    • Added the ability to select multiple Fields at the Farm level to enroll for Imagery.
  • Enrolling Fields is supported through the Imagery Tile and from the Activities Section Imagery tab.
    • Enroll Fields using Planting Date (Premium Feature)
      • Added the ability to enroll fields at the field level using planting date from a Planting Activity.

Plus Button

  • Activity Selection (Premium Feature)
    • Updated the activity selection view to allow for support of additional activities.
    • Users can easily remove and reorganize activities they collect.
  • Reports Selection (Premium Feature)
    • Added support for removing and reorganizing activities
      Settings
  • Download Grower, Farms and Fields
    • Added support for downloading individual Farms and Fields.
    • Users can now remove and add specific Farms and Fields from Grower Downloads.
  • Activity Settings (Premium Feature)
    • Organized activity collection settings to best fit current and future customer needs.
    • Added more detailed groupings of similar settings

Exports

  • John Deere Wireless Data Transfer (Premium Feature)
    • Added the ability to export recommendations to John Deere’s MyJohnDeere.
    • Users can now send their Crop Protection and Fertilizer and Planting recommendations to their organizations and equipment

International

  • New Languages: French and German
    • Added the support for two new languages: French and German.
    • We now support six languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Afrikaans, French and German.

Sirrus mobile 4.7 \\ Released: February 22, 2019

Update Highlights:
Share Tank Mix: Users can now share Tank Mixes to other user accounts with Data Bullet.
Improved Sampling Results View: Users can now easily add, remove or adjust Sampling Analysis results.
Premium Imagery Delete Rejected Images: When images are Rejected they will now be deleted from the Administrators account. (Premium Feature)
Sync Improvements: Users will notice Sync improvement as agX Reference Data updates are now checked once a day through Sync.
New Features:
Activities
• Improved Sampling Results View: Improved functionality with adding, editing and removing Sample Analysis. Updated view is available within Soil, Nematode and Tissue Sampling views. Added the ability to move between samples with the Next Sample and Previous Sample buttons.
• Users can cycle through their analysis results faster than using the map.
Premium Imagery
• Delete Rejected Images: Added the ability to delete rejected images (Premium Feature).
• Images that are rejected will be deleted from the administrators account.
Exports

• Share Tank Mix : Added the ability to share Tank Mixes using Data Bullet
• Users can now Data Bullet their personal Tank Mixes to each other without having an agX connection.
• Export Support Packages by Farms and Fields: Added the ability to export support packages by farm and field.
• Users can now select individual fields to include in an exported package.
Sirrus mobile 4.6.2 \\ Released: December 23, 2018
Update Highlights:
Premium Report Settings: Users can now choose to remove satellite imagery on premium reports and remove the recommendation field thumbnail image on the Scouting & Recommendation report.
New Features:
Reports
• Added Scouting Date to the Scouting & Recommendation report header
• Added the Scouting Activity Name to the Scouting & Recommendation report
Premium Report Settings
• Added support for additional settings to improve Premium Reports
• Users can now remove satellite imagery on all premium reports
• Users can now remove the recommendation thumbnail image on the Scouting & Recommendation report.
Bugs Fixed:
• Fixed issues with Images loading in error
• Fixed issues with Grower Downloads


Sirrus 4.6 \\ Released: November 26, 2018

Update Highlights:
Button Orientation: Both left and right-handed users are now accommodated. Users can now choose their preferred layout (left or right) for collection of boundaries and all activities.
Default Crop: is now shown on Recommendation Summary and Scouting & Recommendation reports if a default crop is designated.
Report Settings: Users can now choose the Job Title that they would like to display on their reports.
Share Shortlists using Data Bullet: Users can now Data Bullet their personal shortlists to other users.
New Features:
Activities
• Added Button Orientation setting to accommodate both left and right-handed users.
• Users can now choose their preferred layout for collection of boundaries and all activities.
• Optimized agX Shortlist layout.
• Users will not be required to make shortlists for attributes with fewer choices.
Reports
• Added Default Crop to Premium reports.
• Crop is now shown on Recommendation Summary and Scouting & Recommendation reports if a default crop is designated.
• Added a customizable Job Title field to Report Settings.
• Users can now choose the Job Title that they would like to display on their reports.
Sync
• Added the ability to share Shortlists using Data Bullet.
• Users can now Data Bullet their personal shortlists to other users.
• The most recent version of agX content will now be included in each update.
• This should reduce sync times after taking an update.
• Sync Improvements
• User-initiated syncs will no longer keep users from working in Sirrus.
Exports
• Added shapefile export to Management Zone Options menu.
• Users can now export a management zone shapefile from within the view.
• Added the Ability to export support packages to other iOS apps.
• Users can now choose to send a support package to any app that accepts zip files.
Sirrus 4.5 \\ Released: October 12, 2018
Update Highlights
Default Crop: Use Default Crop to automatically populate crop within activity collection. (Premium Feature)
Scouting Schedule: Users can now specify the frequency that “Fields to Scout” will list fields without recent scouting activities.
Manure Activity: Users can now recommend and record manure applications.
Reports: Added activity based fertilizer recommendations to the Fertility Report. (Premium Feature)
Exports: Users can now export Management Zone Shapefiles.
Sync: agX Shortlists are now syncing to users’ accounts.

New Features
Activity Collection
• Added support for manure activity.
• Users can now recommend and record manure applications.
• Added option in settings to remove scouting photos by default when using re-scout.
• Added the ability to create a scouting schedule in scouting dashboard tiles.
• Users can now specify the frequency that “Fields to Scout” will list fields without recent scouting activity.
• Short lists now sync to agX
• agX shortlists are now syncing to users’ accounts. In the event of an uninstall/reinstall, shortlists will now be retained
• Added the ability to designate a default crop. (Premium Feature)
• Use current planting applications as the foundation for future collection. Default crop will be populated within: Scouting, Tissue Sampling, Harvest collections.
• Added tank mix viewing to iPhone crop protection & fertilizer collection.
Exports
• Added shapefile export for management zones.
Reports
• Added activity based fertilizer recommendations to the fertility report. (Premium Feature)
Settings
• Organized settings to best fit current and future customer needs.
• Added more detailed groupings of similar settings.
• Improve seasons downloaded by listing all available activity types for download
• Improve agX sync management.
• Users will be able to manage their activities easily within ready to sync and not ready to sync.


Sirrus 4.4 \\ Released: August 1, 2018

Update Highlights:
Premium Imagery: Various optimizations to the Approve/Reject workflow.
Activity Collection: Optimized Soil Sampling Collection for left-handed users, and added the ability to Select All polygons by default in activity collection.
Reports: Added Quick Report for Soil Sampling.
New Features
Premium Imagery
• Added Reject action to Swipe Menu
• Added cloud cover check to Approve/Reject screen
• Added Help Text to Approve/Reject Screen
• Added Enrollment Date to Field Enrollment Dashboard Tile
• Added Approved/Rejected status to Premium Imagery list item in Activities
• Added Provider and Satellite information to Premium Imagery list item in Activities
Activity Collection
• Added the option to Select All Polygons by default
• Added the option to move Soil Sampling Drop Point Button from right to left side
• Added the Save and Create Rec option to the Irrigation and Crop Protection Save Screens
• Increased the selection size for the Camera button in Scouting. (iPhone Only)
• Increased the selection size for the Clear (X) Button. (iPhone Only)
Reports
• Soil Sampling Quick Report
• Added Notes for Irrigation and Crop Protection & Fertilizer to Scouting and Recommendation Report
• Changed Scouting and Recommendation Reporting order to always show Scouting first if collected on the same day
Sync
• Improved sync experience between devices
• Added Activity Filters to Data Bullet Workflow


Sirrus 4.3 \\ Released: July 12, 2018

Update Highlights:
Harvest: Added support for Harvest Activities.
Reporting: Added the ability to create a Quick Map for Field Boundaries. (Premium Feature)
Sync: Various Sync improvements.
New Features
Activity Collection
• Added support for the following Harvest activities:
• Fruit & Nut
• Vegetable and Herb
• Sugarcane
• Cotton
• Forage
• Grain & Seed
Sync
• Speed Improvements
• Users should experience faster sync times and grower downloads.
• Added None as an option for Seasons Downloaded.
• Users can now choose not to download specific data types.
• Added Ready to Sync to Settings.
• Users can now access the Ready to Sync setting without saving an activity.
Activity View
• Added Notes to Activity View.
• Users can now access activity notes while viewing an activity.
Reports
• Added the ability to create a Quick Report for Field Boundaries. (Premium Feature)
• Added Harvest Reports (Premium Feature)
Wireless Data Transfer
• Added support for Raven Slingshot export on iPhone. (Existing iPad Feature)


Sirrus 4.2.2 \\ Released: June 26, 2018
Bugs Fixed:
• Fixed crashing issue with viewing Scouting Activities
• Fixed crashing issue with syncing Scouting Photos
• Fixed crashing issue with syncing Field Boundaries


Sirrus v. 4.2.1 \\ Released: June 11, 2018

Bugs Fixed:
• Fixed crashing issues with activity collection that affected some users.
• Fixed Premium imagery enrollment issue for starting enrollment date, which prevented some users from receiving imagery in current season.


Sirrus v. 4.2 \\ Released: May 24, 2018

Update Highlights:
Premium Imagery: Users can now enroll fields to receive Sentinel (10 m resolution) and/or Landsat (30 m resolution) Imagery weekly. (Premium Feature)
Add Button: Move and hide your Activity Collection Tiles (Premium Feature)
Reports: Reporting is now available by selecting the Add button.
Scout with Planting: Use a planting activity to pre-populate Crop in Scouting and visualize Variety/Hybrid and Rate in the field.
Scouting Additions: Added Multi-Select for points, added ability to delete points, and improved the photos feature.
Management Zones: Added the ability to view, edit, and create Quick Reports for Management Zones.
GPS: Added support for Direct Connect GPS on iPhone, and added Direct Connect support for DigiFarm Beacon.
Tank Mix: Tank Mixes now sync to your agX Account.

New Features
Premium Imagery
• Premium users can now enroll fields in the Premium Imagery Program to receive In-Season Imagery.
• Users can expect a weekly delivery of Sentinel (10 m resolution) or Landsat (30 m resolution) imagery.
Activity Collection
• Add Button
• Added the ability to customize Activity Collection Tiles. (Premium Feature)
• Users can now move and hide Activity Collection Tiles.
• Scouting
• Added Multi-Select for points.
• Users can now select multiple points while collecting Scouting.
• Added the ability to remove points.
• Users can now remove unwanted points while collecting Scouting.
• Improved the Add Photo feature.
• Users can now add more than one photo from an iOS album without leaving the photo workflow.
• Added support for Scouting recommendations on iPad. (Existing feature on iPhone)
• Users can now save Scouting as a recommendation using an iPad.
• Management Zones
• Added the ability to edit existing Management Zones.
• Added the ability to edit the color representation of Management Zone legends.
• Added the ability to inherit legends from base layers.
• Management Zones created from an existing layer of data will now use the legend specified by the user for that layer.
• Soil Sampling
• Added color change to Drop Point Tool.
• The Drop Point button will now change to dark orange when a user’s current location is within 100 ft. of the next target point.
• GPS Connectivity
• Added support for Direct Connect GPS on iPhone. (Existing feature on iPad)
• Users can now use supported GPS units and dongles to send location directly to Sirrus, bypassing Apple location services.
• Added support for DigiFarm Beacon as Direct Connect GPS option.
• Users can now use the DigiFarm Beacon to connect GPS units directly to Sirrus, bypassing Apple location services.
• Precipitation
• Added the ability to adjust Historical Precipitation values.
• General
• Added the ability to Scout with a Planting activity. (Premium)
• Users can now use a planting activity to pre-populate crop in Scouting and visualize Variety/Hybrid and Rate in the field.
• Added the ability to collect all activity types using Surface Analysis layers in the background. (Premium Feature)
• Users can now use Surface Analysis layers to collect all activity types.
• Users can now choose to use Surface Analysis layers as selectable zones or background layers.
• Added the ability to create a shortlist for Custom Fertilizers.
• Optimized Activity Collection for Road Maps.
• Users will notice a color change in Activity Collection when using Road Maps as a background map.
• Added Area to Split Tool
• Users will now see the calculated area of each polygon when creating splits within Activity Collection and Boundary Creation workflows.
• Sync
• Tank Mixes now sync with agX.
• Added the ability to disable Automatic Grower downloads.
• Users can now choose not to automatically download growers that are new to their account.
• Boundary Creation
• Added Measure Tool.
• Users can now measure distance and area within the Boundary Creation workflow.
• Home View
• Added Field Options to iPhone Home section. (Existing feature on iPad)
• iPhone users can now access the Field Options menu without swiping the field name.
• Activity View
• Improved legend view for Planting and Crop Protection & Fertilizer activities. (Premium Feature)
• Users will notice that ranges are now displayed from low to high in the legend.
• Added the ability to view Management Zones as a layer of data.
• Users can now view Management Zones outside of Activity Collection.
• Improved the Comparison Map user experience. (Premium Feature)
• Users will notice that the maps now maintain the same zoom level and the center divider snaps to the center when returned.
• Improved Filtering options in Activity List.
• Users will notice that the Activity Filter now includes Activity Type, Event Date, and Season.
• Reports
• Updated Reports workflow.
• Reporting is now available by selecting the Add button.
• Added ability to create Quick Report for Management Zones. (Premium Feature)
• Added ability to create Quick Report for Historical Precipitation. (Premium Feature)
• Updated Fertility Report. (Premium Feature)
• Users will notice an updated layout when creating a Fertility Report.
• Added Background imagery to the maps on the Scouting & Recommendation Report. (Premium Feature)


Sirrus v. 4.1.1 \\ Released: March 20, 2018

Bugs Fixed:
Activity Collection
• Fixed issue with Zone Soil Sampling.
Home Section
• Fixed crashing issue with yield tiles.


Sirrus 4.1 Update \\ Released: March 15, 2018

Update Highlights:
Pick a Field: Users can now select pre-digitized field boundaries when creating a new field, in addition to existing boundary creation tools such as Draw and GPS.
Soil Type Data: Users in the United States can now view Soil Type data, and use it to create management zones, collect data, and create reports. (Premium Feature)
Planting Recommendation Report: Users can now create a Planting report that includes a Variety/Hybrid map, a Population map, and a summary of estimated units per Variety/Hybrid. (Premium Feature)

New Features
Boundary Creation
• Added new “Pick a Field” Feature.
• Users can now select pre-digitized field boundaries when creating a new field, in addition to existing boundary creation tools such as Draw and GPS.
Soil Type Data
• Added support for SSURGO 2 data layers. (Premium Feature)
• Users in the United States can now view Soil Type data, and use it to create management zones, and collect data.
Activity Collection
• Added support for Tissue Sampling using iPhone.
• Users can now collect Tissue Sampling activities using iPhone. (Functionality is the same as on iPad)
• Added support for Nematode sampling using iPhone.
• Users can now collect Nematode Sampling activities using iPhone. (Functionality is the same as on iPad)
Reports
• Added Planting Recommendation Report. (Premium Feature)
• Users can now create a Planting report that includes a Variety/Hybrid map, a Population map, and a summary of estimated units per Variety/Hybrid.
• Added Quick Report for Soil Type Data. (Premium Feature)
• Users can now create a Quick Report using Soil Type data.


Sirrus 4.0 Update \\ Released: February 25, 2018

Update Highlights:
Universal App: Sirrus is now a single app that runs on either iPad or iPhone.
• iPhone users will need to uninstall their Sirrus for iPhone app and install Sirrus v. 4.0 from the App Store.
Irrigation: Easily create Irrigation recommendations and document location and direction.
Surface Analysis: View FarmRite Surface Analysis layers, including yield, and use them to create Management Zones and collect data.
Comparison Map: View any data layers side by side. (Premium Feature)
Quick Report: Create a quick report pdf for any layer that you are viewing. (Premium Feature)
New Features
Universal App
• Sirrus is now a single universal app that runs on both iPad and iPhone without the need for separate apps.
• iPhone users will need to uninstall their Sirrus for iPhone app and install Sirrus v. 4.0.
Activity Collection
• Added support for Irrigation activities.
• Users can now easily create Irrigation recommendations.
• Added support for Irrigation Location and Direction in Scouting.
• Users can now document Irrigator location and direction while collecting a Scouting activity.
Surface Analysis
• Added support for Surface Analysis layers.
• Users can now view Surface Analysis layers created using FarmRite.
• Users can now use Surface Analysis layers to collect data and create Management Zones.
Updated Home Section
• Updated Weather and Cumulative Rainfall tiles
• Users will notice improved graphs and more user friendly experience.
• Added Crop Condition and Growth Stage tiles (Premium Feature)
• Users can now monitor Crop Condition and Growth Stage using data collected in Scouting activities.
• Added REI and PHI/WHP tiles (Premium Feature)
• Users can now monitor REI and PHI/WHP using data collected in Crop Protection & Fertilizer activities.
• Added Dry Yield and Average Yield by Crop tiles (Premium Feature)
• Users can now view statistics from Yield Surface Analysis layers.
Updated Activity View
• Added new Comparison Map feature. (Premium Feature)
• Users can now view any data layers side by side.
Reports
• Added Irrigation to Recommendation Summary Report. (Premium Feature)
• Added Irrigation to Scouting & Recommendation Report. (Premium Feature)
• Added Irrigation Location and Direction to Scouting & Recommendation Report. (Premium Feature)
• Added new Quick Report feature (Premium Feature)
• Users can now create a quick report pdf for any layer that is being viewed.

 

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