The Task Calendar in Tend allows you to view, add, and update tasks associated with your crop plan.
How to add a new task
Either click on the blue "Add a Task" button at the top left of the screen, or just click on the day in the calendar that you'd like to add the task to.
Then you can select the task type such as Cultivation & Tillage, Fertilize & Amend, Pest & Disease, Irrigate, Weed, etc. You can also create a new task type by clicking on the "+ Add Custom Task Type" button at the bottom of the list, typing in the name of the task type, and hitting Enter.
A task can be assigned to one or more plantings To assign it to one or more plantings from your crop plan, click on the Add Plantings button and click to select/unselect plantings from the list. When a planting is selected a green checkbox will appear. To unselect all plantings, click on "Deselect all plantings" at the bottom of the list.
You can also assign a task to a specific field, block, or beds on your farm. Click the Select Location button and choose from either Select Field, Select Block, or Select beds options. Note that you can only assign a task to a single Field, but you can assign a task to multiple blocks or beds in a single field.
Create or Edit
Next, you can either create your task by clicking on Create Task, or enter more details by clicking on the Edit Task option. This will open the Task Details window where you can enter information such as:
- Assigned crew member - select one or more crew members. When you add a crew member, they will receive a notification of a task being added.
- Labor Time - when a task is marked complete, an expense will automatically be created based on the labor rates for the assigned users. See the help article on Expenses for more information.
- Task Method - based on task type: Bed Prep, Soil Drench, Laying Drip, etc.
See the video below which illustrates creating a new Cultivation & Tillage task.