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Demo Connected Farm and Get a Free Gift

January 29, 2015 - Trimble will be demonstrating the latest Connected Farm™ innovations at the upcoming farm shows.  Stop by our booth to learn why our data management solutions are better than the rest.  To show our appreciation for your time, you’ll take home a free gift.  We’ll also provide you up to 100 acres of free Connected Farm Purepixel™ and Rainwave® Contour Map services ($400 value) when setting up your account at the booth.  This way you can analyze your crop health imagery from 2014 and track precise rainfall maps during the upcoming growing season.

February 3-5
Iowa Power Show
Des Moines, IA
Booth# 1133

February 10-12
World Ag Expo
Tulare, CA
Booth# 3116, 3117

February 11-14
National Farm Machinery Show
Louisville, KY
Booth# 4028

February 26-28
Commodity Classic
Phoenix, AZ
Booth# 801

 

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Version 2015.02 Now Available

January 9, 2015 - Farm Works Software® has released version 2015.02 of the Office software.


Enhancements include:

  • Updated Support for Livestock (Accounting) – resolved an issue where entering a livestock transaction in Accounting and then going to the Stock program would generate an error.
  • Support for Electronic Submission of W-2 & 1099 Data (Accounting)– your W-2 and 1099 forms in Farm Works can now be submitted electronically to the IRS. In addition, this functionality gives you the ability to have your W-2s printed and mailed to your employees/vendors.
  • Support for 2014 Federal Tax Forms (W-2, W-3, 1099-Misc and 1096)
  • Support for 2014 Federal, FICA, and Medicare Tax Withholding
  • Retired Crops Fix for CFX-750 Display (Mapping) – the Write Job Data option for the Trimble CFX-750™ display will no longer write out retired crops, so you can ensure your up-to-date crop list isn’t restricted by the display’s 20 crop limit.
  • Improved VRA Map for Print (Mapping) – when printing a VRA map the summary now includes the area applied (which excludes areas with zero rates), and the minimum, average, and maximum rate applied.
  • Updated Support for Calculating Length and Area (Mapping) – enhancements for the Length and Area attributes so they will automatically calculate the length of new lines and the size of new areas.
  • Crop Summary Report Updated for FSA Reporting (Mapping) – the Crop Summary Report now includes an option to "Group by FSA Info".  When you select this option you'll get sub-totals for FSA Farms, Tracts and Fields. This provides information to better match with FSA reporting.
  • Support for Importing Trimble PurePixel & SIS data (Mapping) – added new import functionality for reading PurePixel™ or Soil Information System™ (SIS) data via Read Job Data.
  • Improvements to Tracking Replant Dates & Areas (Mapping) – there is now a Job Type for "Planting - Replant". When you replant a field you can use this for the Job Type. The Crop Summary Report and Crop Insurance Submission will include the replant date and area.
  • Updated Synchronization for Farm Works Mobile Data (Mapping) – updated the synchronization of Farm Works Mobile data so the data synchronizes with the project that it was created with.

Customers of the Office software who are subscribed to the Update Service Plan (USP) will automatically receive these features by selecting “Check for Updates" located under the Help menu.  Another option is to use the download link: http://www.farmworks.com/support/downloads.php



Greensburg, IN Training Class - January 29

January 7, 2015 - Ag Data Solutions & Kova Fertilizer are teaming up to offer a Farm Works user’s group & training class in Greensburg, IN on January 29, 2015.  This is a great opportunity to learn how to better utilize the software while networking with other users at the same time.

Laptops are welcome, but not required.  If you are bringing your own laptop, please make sure you have the latest version of software installed and registered prior to attending. 

Cost of training is $135 per person.  Class size is limited so be sure to register early by calling Roger DuMond at 800-346-1569 or Don Garrett at 937-286-0407.

LOCATION:
Kova Fertilizer, Inc.
1330 N. Anderson St.
Greensburg, IN 47240

AGENDA:
8:00-9:00     Registration, computer setup
9:00-9:15     Introductions, class details
9:15-noon    User group discussions and intro to field record keeping, mapping, and accounting
noon-1:00    Lunch
1:00-4:00     Detailed training on mapping or accounting
4:00-4:30     Questions and answers

Find more info about this training class by clicking here.



U.S. Holiday Support Hours

December 10, 2014 – Farm Works Software® would like to wish each and every one of you a happy and safe holiday season.  To celebrate the season, Farm Works support will be closed or limiting hours on the following days below.  We look forward to assisting each one of you, so please use this opportunity to plan your support needs. 

Dec. 22 - 23
8am - 4pm EST
Dec. 24 - 25
Closed (Christmas Holiday)
Dec. 26
8am - 4pm EST
Dec. 27 8am - 12pm EST
Dec. 29 - 31
8am - 4pm EST
Jan. 1 Closed (New Years Holiday)
Jan. 2 8am - 4pm EST
Jan. 3 8am - 12pm EST


Download the Farm Works Trial Version

December 3, 2014 - Download a free trial version of the Mapping software.  When prompted during the install wizard, please select the "Trial Version" option. The Mapping software can be installed to your desktop computer and used for 15 days.  Please note that the 15 days of use are based on actual days using the software and not the number of days installed.  If you do not run the software for several days these days will not count toward the 15 day trial use.  For this trial an internet connection is necessary to open the program.

 

You may stop the trial use at any time by purchasing “Software Product Codes”  for each program.  Each time you run the software you will have an option to enter the software codes to gain unlimited access to the software.  No data is lost after the expiration of the trial version.  If you purchase the software and enter the software codes after the expiration, all of your data will be available for use.  Software codes may be purchased by using one of the options below.

  1. Contact Farm Works at 1-800-225-2848
  2. Contact a certified Farm Works Dealer
  3. Use our online store
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Save 10% on E-Filing W2s & 1099s

December 2, 2014 - Do you enjoy printing and mailing W-2s, W-3s, 1096s, and 1099s for your farm? Or would you rather be in the shop working on farm machinery?  Tax form preparation can be time consuming and expensive.  A new feature will be available in Farm Works™ Accounting software that will allow you to upload your data electronically to the IRS, Social Security Administration, and state agencies.  This service will benefit farms of all sizes with anywhere from one employee (or 1099 vendor) to hundreds of employees (or 1099 vendors).  The service also gives you the ability to have forms printed and mailed to your employees and/or vendors, eliminating the need to print W-2s, W-3s, 1096s, and 1099s on your farm.

Advantages of e-filing:


  • Everything is done online, eliminating the need for paper forms.
  • You pay only for the number of forms you file (even if it’s just one).
  • Save labor costs of printing, mailing and manually submitting forms.
  • Check the status of your federal and state filings and you will receive confirmation emails when a status changes.
  • Forms submitted by 8:00pm (EST) on February 2nd are guaranteed to be postmarked that day.
  • Payer copies of forms submitted are formatted in PDF and provided free with the purchase of any service.
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December Online Newsletter
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  • Now Available: Connected Farm Advisor
  • Farm Works 2015
  • More Features for PurePixel
  • Enhancements to RainWave Contour Map
  • E-File Your W2s and 1099s Online
  • Online Training Schedule
  • Classroom Training Schedule


New! Winter Training Class Schedule

November 21, 2014 - Farm Works Software® is offering new locations for classroom style training classes in 2015.  This is a great opportunity to learn how to better utilize the software while networking with other users at the same time.  Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. 



Thanksgiving Holiday Support Hours

November 17, 2014 – In observance of Thanksgiving, Farm Works Support in North America will operate on a modified schedule during the week of November 24.

Monday, November 24
8am - 8pm EST
Tuesday, November 25
8am - 8pm EST
Wednesday, November 26
8am - 8pm EST
Thursday, November 27
Closed
Friday, November 28
8am - 4pm EST
Saturday, November 29
8am - noon EST


October Online Newsletter
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  • Now Available: Connected Farm Field
  • Two-Way File Transfer with Connected Farm Fleet
  • View Rainfall Variability for each Field
  • New Option for Filing W2's and 1099's
  • Online Training Schedule

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