fsa tip #72 – Crop Plan: one row equals one planting

Each row in your crop plan spreadsheet should be a distinct planting. A distinct planting means 1 variety planted on the same date. If you plant a lot of varieties and have a lot of succession plantings, you’ll wind up with a bunch of rows. This definitely has the chance to get messy. But if … More fsa tip #72 – Crop Plan: one row equals one planting

fsa tip #71 – Never Mix Numbers & Text In Your CROP PLAN

One of the simplest things you can do to improve your spreadsheets is to never mix Numbers and Text in the same spreadsheet cells. This is the #2 of 5 spreadsheet concepts that I think you should be using in your crop planning. In this tip I’ll walk you through why TEXT and NUMBERS are … More fsa tip #71 – Never Mix Numbers & Text In Your CROP PLAN

fsa tip #70 – Three ways to use Week Numbers in your crop plan

How do you label and schedule the plantings in your field? Do you work with dates or with week numbers? For my next spreadsheet tips, I’m going to be revisiting 5 spreadsheet concepts that I think you should be using in your crop planning. Concept 1 – use Week Numbers!!!! If you use the formula … More fsa tip #70 – Three ways to use Week Numbers in your crop plan

fsa tip #61 how much garlic should you pre-sell?

So you want to take garlic pre-orders? How much of your garlic should you sell while it’s still standing in the field? Today’s spreadsheet will help you figure out how much garlic you want to hold back to plant next year’s crops. And how much garlic you’ll have left to sell. There’s a safety factor … More fsa tip #61 how much garlic should you pre-sell?