Carbon by Indigo

Step-by-step guides for getting up & running quickly in the Carbon by Indigo software

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Written by Raul Diaz, Morgan Mooney, Joanna Rogerson and 2 others
Adding your Fields

How to add your fields in Carbon by Indigo

Uploading field boundaries, selecting a boundary, or drawing from scratch
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to add fields by connecting to John Deere Operations Center™

Use our Connect feature to bring your fields over from John Deere Operations Center™
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Carbon field boundary requirements

The requirements your fields should meet to be successfully added to Carbon by Indigo
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to edit overlapping boundaries in John Deere Operations Center

A guide to editing boundaries that overlap
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Using mapping tools to remove areas of a boundary and add pivot fields

Advanced field boundary editing tools
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to create multiple polygons per field using the 'Draw' tool

How to save multiple polygons as a single field using the Draw tool to reduce data entry.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to upload shapefiles

Learn how to upload your digital field boundaries rather than drawing them.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to Request Shapefiles from the FSA

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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How to edit a field boundary

A guide to making changes to your existing field boundaries.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Edit your Farm Name in two easy steps

Learn how to quickly edit your farm name(s).
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to move your fields to a different Farm or Entity

3 easy steps to change the Farm Name or Entity for a given field
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How to confirm boundary edits

Watch a short demo video on how to confirm your boundary edits
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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Agronomic Support

Find out how much Plant-Available Nitrogen you can expect from Cover Crops tool

How to use the Plant-Available Nitrogen from Cover Crops tool to get an estimate of Plant-Available Nitrogen from Cover crops
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Written by Tom Lawler
Updated over a week ago

How to start a cover crop plan on my farm?

A step - by - step guide to creating a cover crop plan for your farm with important factors to consider.
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Written by Tom Lawler
Updated over a week ago

Get an estimate of tillage equipment cost savings using the Tillage Cost Estimator

How to use the Tillage Cost Estimator to view equipment cost savings from tillage practice changes
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Written by Tom Lawler
Updated over a week ago

What equipment do I need to plant my cover crops?

Lays out different options for equipment necessary to plant cover crops.
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Written by Tom Lawler
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When should I terminate my cover crop?

Cover crop termination timing guide
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Written by Tom Lawler
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Carbon Farming and Nitrogen Management Year 1

Guide on nitrogen management during the first year of enrollment.
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Written by Tom Lawler
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How do cover crops impact soil temperature?

Considers the impact of cover crops on soil temperature by examining a study comparing a cover crop field and a fallow field in Wisconsin.
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Written by Tom Lawler
Updated over a week ago

Cover Crops Impacting Soil Moisture

Considers the impact of cover crops on soil moisture by examining a study in the Iowa region using no till and cover crops.
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Written by Tom Lawler
Updated over a week ago
Entering Farm Records

How to enter my field records in Carbon by Indigo

Carbon by Indigo requires growers to tell us a bit about what happened on their fields. Learn how to get started entering field records.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to add field records by connecting to John Deere Operations Center™

Use our Connect feature to bring your field record events into Carbon from John Deere Operations Center™
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Using the Indigo Farmer Mobile App

Mobile app used to enter farm records, upload photos and supporting documents, & check crop health, field status, and learning resources
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How to copy an event from one field to another

Learn how to copy event details from one field to one or more other fields
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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Tips to keep in mind as you gear up for record entry

Tips to help prepare you for farm record entry and submission
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How many years of field records do you need to enter for Carbon by Indigo?

The number of years of field records required depends on your crop rotation. Learn more here.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How to add multiple of any event type

This guide will walk you through how to add multiple of any event type.
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Written by Todd Weitekamp
Updated over a week ago

Using draft events & events from multiple sources

Events created via import or manual entry can now be saved prior to finalizing all required sections
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to map multiple event geometries on one field

Learn how to add multiple event geometries for a given event to one field without overlap
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

How to use the "I don't know" option when adding an event

Know the dos and don'ts of the "I don't know" answer option when entering your events
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Terms used for Carbon by Indigo field records entry

Glossary and definitions of words used in the Carbon by Indigo program
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Written by Joanna Rogerson
Updated over a week ago

How to add an event for cover crop termination

How to properly document the termination of your cover crop.
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Written by Todd Weitekamp
Updated over a week ago

How to remove an event that didn't occur on your field

Learn how to remove an event from your annual list if it did not occur for that year
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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How to use the My Documents Page

The My Documents page creates a single place for you to organize your supporting documents
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

What supporting documentation can I use for events?

Learn more about acceptable documentation for field events such as tillage and fertilizer application.
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Written by Morgan Mooney
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Providing Documentation for Winter Killed Cover Crops

This guide walks through how to use Weather Underground as an option for documenting winter kill on cover crops
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago

Upload Supporting Documentation: How to add a document as proof of practice change.

Supporting documents help provide proof of the management events you did on your fields. Learn how to add them and what is required.
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Written by Joanna Rogerson
Updated over a week ago

Carbon by Indigo's policy on data integrity

Learn how Indigo safeguards your data through our data collection standards and partnership with ADT
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Written by Morgan Mooney
Updated over a week ago