sirrus Version History

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Sirrus Version 2.4  \\  Released:  June 23, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Nematode Sampling
  • Default Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Planting, Tillage to Rec.
  • Added Report Created Date
  • Recents Search  \\  Premium
 
2016

Sirrus Version 2.2  \\  Released:  Feb. 4, 2016

 

New features include: 

•  Add tank mix descriptions to comments
•  View relative maturity in the variety pick list
•  Add name and notes to all operations being saved
•  View company name with registration codes on the pick list
•  Sirrus Premium users can now view seed company’s tech sheets for varieties

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.1  \\  Released:  Aug. 1, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Recs To Do - Past Due section
  • Sirrus Premium Subscriptions
    • Recommendation Summary Report
    • Scouting and Recommendation Report
    • Labels/SDS Search
    • Variety Information Search
    • Recent Search
  • Use Management Zones during collection
  • Move Farms and Fields

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.2  \\  Released:  Sept. 14, 2016

 

New features include: 

 

  • Background Syncing
  • Product Specific Shortlists for Units
  • Larger Text in Weather sections
  • Navigate to a field using Apple Maps
  • Auto-Save activities in case of crash
  • Grower Rainfall reports

Sirrus Version 2.3  \\  Released:  April 11, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Support 4000 characters in Comments/Notes
  • Support EOS Arrow GPS Bluetooth Receivers

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0  \\  Released:  Dec. 17, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Background syncing
  • Show area when viewing activities
  • Product specific shortlists for units
  • Auto-Save activities
  • Home screen dashboards
  • Activities section
  • List view in collection
  • Default mgmt. zone’s legend shown on field
  • New legend view for nutrient and fertilizer recs
  • New Sirrus Premium features
    • Legend view for soil sampling results
    • Soil sampling and fertility dashboard tiles
    • Crop Planted (show variety and planting dates)
 
2017

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.3  \\  Released:  Jan. 24, 2017

 

Reinstated the Following Features: 

  • Settings are accessible in soil sampling collection and boundary collection 
  • Viewing of soil sampling results on the map for Non-Premium users 
  • Viewing total area and selected area in boundary creation 

 

Bugs Fixed:
Crashing Issues:

  • Fixed various issues that caused crashing after the V3.0 update. 

 

Soil Sampling Issues:

  • Fixed excessive load times for Soil Sampling operations in notifications list. 
  • Fixed the issue that caused a loss of Soil Sample ID when editing. 
  • Fixed the issue that resulted in the disappearance of points when recovering grid Soil Sampling. 
  • Fixed the issue that prevented grid Soil Sampling a single polygon in the field boundary.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.4 Update \\ Released:  Feb. 15, 2017
 
Bugs Fixed: 

  • Edit Field Boundary Clipping 
    • Fixed an issue where edited field boundaries would clip to the previously cleared polygons of that same field boundary 
    • Fixed an issue where appending a new polygon to a boundary would cause the original boundary to disappear 
  • GPS Direct Connect Lagging Issues 
    • Fixed an issue where certain GPS receivers were causing lagging issues while GPS logging was taking place, for example in Soil Sampling or GPS Boundary creation 
  • Miscellaneous Crash Fixes

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.3 Update \\ Released:  Feb. 20, 2017

 

New Features:  

  • Default Management Zone 
    • Added support for setting default management zones per field. These will not be synced from Sirrus for iPad or Summit. 
    • User will now see default management zones with a legend in the home section and activities section while at the field level. 
    • Default management zones will be loaded with their legends by default when starting any activity collection. 
  • Activities 
    • Added a filter to the activity section.  
    • User can now filter the activity list by activity type. 
  • Premium Reports 
    • When populated, banding percentage will now be used in calculating the product totals shown on the Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendation, Recommendation Summary). 
    • If banding percentage is being factored into a total, an asterisk will be placed next to the total and the banding percentage. 
    • The calculation is simply (Product Rate * Banding% * Applied Area = Product Total) 
  • Weather 
    • Recent rainfall list is now sorted by greatest rainfall amount 
    • The recent rainfall list found at the grower and farm level home sections, showing the last rainfall event and total rainfall amount of that event, will now be sorted by greatest rainfall amount in the past 24 hrs.   
    • Added Local Weather button to auto-populate weather attributes.   
    • User can now populate the Field weather section of Scouting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage, and Planting using Iteris' current conditions by pressing the "Add Local Weather" button next to the attributes. 
  • Follow Me Button 
    • Added follow me button to Boundary Creation, Home and Activities Section and Viewing Activities. 
  • Sirrus Premium 
    • Added planting date and variety hybrid to the grower and farm level crops planted tool. 
    • User can now easily access Variety Tech sheets for each field. 
    • Sirrus Premium demos are now accessible by simply using any of the premium features, but the feature set is limited in demo mode.

 
Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue where activities saved prior to midnight UTC weren't being included in that day. This was most prevalent in AUS because UTC midnight is 10 a.m., so recs in the morning weren't showing up on reports.   
  • Fixed an issue with phrases spoken into the phone using dictation that contained an illegal character (as defined by the agX API), and Sirrus would erase the entire phrase. Now the phrase is applied and illegal character(s) are stripped out.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.5 Update \\ Released:  April 4, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
GPS 

  • Fixed issue with GPS offsets. Offsets are now applied to the correct side. 
  • Fixed issue with GPS log interval.  Sirrus was ignoring Min Distance and only using Min Time.   
  • Fixed issue with GPS signal notification. Sirrus was notifying for brief signal degradation. User will notice the tolerance adjustment of the notification to be less intrusive. 

 
Boundary Creation 

  • Fixed issue with closing a field boundary. The user can now easily close a field boundary after pausing GPS to correct a bowtie. 

 
Soil Sampling 

  • Fixed issue with grid definition. User can now use a decimal comma when using Sirrus in Portuguese.   
  • Fixed issue with editing soil samples. Lab results are no longer cleared during editing in some cases. 

 
Performance Issues 

  • Fixed issue with Maps. Optimized performance by improving efficiency with maps throughout the app. 
  • Fixed several crashes and memory issues.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.1 Update \\ Released:  May 1, 2017

 

New Features: 
Activity Collection 

  • Added support for all new attributes added to all activity types (Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage and Soil Sampling). 
  • Many scouting attributes now have photos and a maximum of five photos per attribute are allowed. 
  • Tank Mix Order is a new attribute that is being added to each Product, Rate, Unit combo in Crop Protection and Fertilizer.   
  • Users can now assign a Tank Mix order while collecting a Crop Protection & Fertilizer activity and while creating Tank Mixes.  
  • Tank Mix Order is also included when applying a Recent to a new activity. 

 
Sync Improvements 

  • Syncing Scouting Photos 
  • Scouting photos will now be synced with agX. 
  • Users will now be able to access photos taken with EITHER iPad or iPhone using BOTH devices. Users will no longer lose access to their photos after upgrading to newer iOS devices. 

 
Added Support for Open ID Connect 

  • This is the new authentication model for agX Sync and is required by version 4.0 of the agX Sync API. 
  • Each user will need to login the first time version 3.1 is launched. 

 
Refresh Grower List 

  • Added a pull down refresh to the Edit Grower list or the initial grower download selection list. 
  • Users can now refresh the Edit Grower list if internet connection is lost while downloading growers.  

 
Improved Performance for Grower Name Download 

  • Changed the download logic to make only one API call when downloading growers and farms.  
  • Users will notice speed improvements when downloading growers. 

 
Sync Section 

  • Sync ID Added to Navigation Bar. 
  • Made Sync ID visible at the top of the sync section. 

 
Reports 

  • New attributes are included in Activity Reports. 
  • New attributes are included in Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendations, and Recommendation Summary).

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.1.1 Update \\ Released:  May 3, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed issue with support tool.

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.4 Update \\ Released:  May 3, 2017

 

New Features: 
Activity Collection 

  • Added support for all new attributes added to all activity types (Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage and Soil Sampling). 
  • Many scouting attributes now have photos and a maximum of five photos per attribute are allowed. 
  • Tank Mix Order is a new attribute that is being added to each Product, Rate, Unit combo in Crop Protection and Fertilizer.   
  • Users can now assign a Tank Mix order while collecting a Crop Protection & Fertilizer activity and while creating Tank Mixes.  
  • Tank Mix Order is also included when applying a Recent to a new activity. 

 

Settings in Boundary Creation 

  • Added access to more general settings from within boundary creation.

 
Sync Improvements 

  • Syncing Scouting Photos 
  • Scouting photos will now be synced with agX. 
  • Users will now be able to access photos taken with EITHER iPad or iPhone using BOTH devices. Users will no longer lose access to their photos after upgrading to newer iOS devices. 

 
Added Support for Open ID Connect 

  • This is the new authentication model for agX Sync and is required by version 4.0 of the agX Sync API. 
  • Each user will need to login the first time version 3.1 is launched. 

 
Refresh Grower List 

  • Added a pull down refresh to the Edit Grower list or the initial grower download selection list. 
  • Users can now refresh the Edit Grower list if internet connection is lost while downloading growers.  

 
Improved Performance for Grower Name Download 

  • Changed the download logic to make only one API call when downloading growers and farms.  
  • Users will notice speed improvements when downloading growers. 

 
Sync Section 

  • Sync ID Added to Navigation Bar. 
  • Made Sync ID visible at the top of the sync section. 

 
Reports 

  • New attributes are included in Activity Reports. 
  • New attributes are included in Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendations, and Recommendation Summary).

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2 Update \\ Released:  May 23, 2017

 

New Features: 
Imagery Support 

  • Syncing Imagery to Sirrus 
    • Imagery products purchased through agX will sync to Sirrus. 
      • Users now have access to in-season imagery purchased from the following vendors, that are currently available:
        Aeroptic 
        Carner Aerial Solutions 
        GEOSYS 
  • Viewing/Classifying Imagery  
    • View Imagery as Layer 
      • Users now have the ability to view in-season imagery in Sirrus.  
  • Legend Editor (Premium Feature) 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now create and edit custom legends for in-season imagery in Sirrus. 
  • Use Imagery in Collection (Premium Feature) 
    • Scout using your imagery in the background. 
      • Sirrus Premium users can now use in-season imagery to guide scouting activities in the field. 
  • Create a recommendation using your imagery in the background. 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now reference in-season imagery while creating planting, and crop protection and fertilizer recommendations.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5 Update \\ Released:  May 23, 2017

 

New Features: 
Imagery Support 

  • Syncing Imagery to Sirrus 
    • Imagery products purchased through agX will sync to Sirrus. 
      • Users now have access to in-season imagery purchased from the following vendors, that are currently available:  Aeroptic 
        AgPixel 
        Carner Aerial Solutions 
        GEOSYS 
  • Viewing/Classifying Imagery  
    • View Imagery as Layer 
      • Users now have the ability to view in-season imagery in Sirrus.  
  • Legend Editor (Premium Feature) 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now create and edit custom legends for in-season imagery in Sirrus. 
  • Use Imagery in Collection (Premium Feature) 
    • Scout using your imagery in the background. 
      • Sirrus Premium users can now use in-season imagery to guide scouting activities in the field. 
  • Create a recommendation using your imagery in the background. 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now reference in-season imagery while creating planting, and crop protection and fertilizer recommendations.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2.1 Update \\ Released:  May 26, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Activity Collection 

  • Fixed issue where Sirrus was crashing when users designated a Recent as a Favorite or loaded a Favorite Recent. 
  • Fixed issue where Save and Create Recommendation was not loading the scouting geography for the recommendation. 
  • Fixed issue where checkmarks were not showing up in Add to Shortlist. 
  • Fixed issue with Farm Level Scouting collection. 
  • Fixed issue with Re-Scout loading default management zones instead of activity geography. 
  • Fixed issue with Growth Stages not persisting in Re-Scout activities. 
  • Fixed issue with management zones in point Re-Scout activities. 
  • Fixed issue with default units being applied after update. 
  • Fixed issues where keyboard covered data entry in Planting collection. 
  • Fixed issue with fulfilling recommendations.  
  • Fixed issue with more than one soil sampling target point being applied. 
  • Fixed issue with GPS location in soil sampling. 
  • Fixed crashing issue in zone polygon soil sampling. 

Reports 

  • Fixed crashing issue with Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with grouping in Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with scouting photos not showing up on Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with scouting photos not showing up on Scouting and Recommendation Reports. 

Sync 

  • Fixed issue with syncing recommendations that were collected at the same time.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5.1 Update \\ Released:  May 26, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed issue where Sirrus was crashing when designating a Recent as a Favorite or selecting a Favorite Recent. 
  • Fixed issue with Draw Split in activity collection. 
  • Fixed issues with decimal comma usage.  

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2.2 Update \\ Released:  June 19, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Crashes 

  • Miscellaneous crash fixes.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5.2 Update \\ Released:  June 19, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Crashes 

  • Miscellaneous crash fixes.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.3 Update \\ Released:  July 6, 2017

 

New Features: 

Updated Activity View 

  • Added improved viewing user interface for scouting activities. 
  • Users will notice a new layout when viewing scouting activities. 
  • Added improved viewing user interface for Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, and Tillage activities. 
  • Users will notice a new layout when viewing Planting, Crop Protection and Fertilizer, and Tillage activities. 
  • Sirrus Premium users can view Planting, and Crop Protection and Fertilizer activities with a legend. 
  • Sirrus Premium users can edit legend classifications while viewing Planting, and Crop Protection and Fertilizer activities with a legend.   

Activity Collection 

  • Added activity notes to Soil Sampling, Tissue Sampling and Nematode Sampling.  
  • Users can now collect activity level notes from within Sampling collection user interface. 
  • Added Relevant Settings to Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection and Fertilizer, and Tillage collection. 
  • Users now have access to Settings while collecting Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection and Fertilizer, and Tillage activities. 

agX Content Request  

  • Added improved agX Content Request user interface. 
  • Users will notice an improved agX Content Request user interface in activity collection. This is accessible when adding items to the agX Content Shortlist. 
  • Added a new agX Content Request section in Settings. 
  • Users can access the improved agX Content Request user interface in Settings. 

Boundary Collection 

  • Added GPS coordinates to Boundary Creation. 
  • Users can see their latitude and longitude while using GPS and GPS Split within Boundary Creation. 

Added GPS Offset Indicator

  • Users will notice an icon in the bottom left corner of the screen when a GPS offset is applied.  This is present in Boundary Creation and Activity Collection. 

Sync Enhancements 

  • Made improvements to background syncing logic. 
  • Users may notice that Sirrus does not sync as often, but it will still sync automatically. 

Surface Nutrient Recs 

  • Added Surface Nutrient Recommendations to fertility drilldown. 
  • Users can now view Surface Nutrient Recommendations after selecting the Fertility tile in the field level home section. 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.6 Update \\ Released:  July 6, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Added support for Soil Sampling activity collection.  
  • Users can now collect Grid Soil Sampling and Zone Soil Sampling activities. 
  • Added Relevant Settings to Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, and Tillage collection. 
  • Users now have access to Settings while collecting Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, and Tillage activities. 
  • Added "Add Planting" button to Crops Planted UI. 
  • Users can now add a new Planting activity while viewing the Crops Planted in the Grower and Farm Level home section when the Crop is unknown. 
  • Added support for Management Zone deletes. 
  • Users can now delete Management Zones by swiping and selecting "Delete." 

Updated Activity View 

  • Added support for viewing Soil Sampling activities. 
  • Users can now view Soil Sampling activities. 
  • Sirrus Premium users now have the ability to view Soil Sampling activities with a legend. 
  • Sirrus Premium users now have the ability to edit legend classifications while viewing Soil Sampling activities with a legend. 
  • Added improved viewing UI for Scouting activities. 
  • Users will notice a new layout when viewing Scouting activities. 
  • Added improved viewing UI for Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, and Tillage activities 
  • Users will notice a new layout when viewing Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, and Tillage activities 
  • Sirrus Premium users now have the ability to view Planting and Crop Protection & Fertilizer activities with a legend. 
  • Sirrus Premium users now have the ability to edit legend classifications while viewing Planting and Crop Protection & Fertilizer activities with a legend.  

Reports 

  • Added support for Soil Sampling Barcode Report. 
  • Users can now create a Soil Sampling Barcode Report. 

agX Content Request  

  • Added improved agX Content Request UI. 
  • Users will notice an improved agX Content Request UI in activity collection.  This is accessible when adding items to the agX Content Shortlist. 
  • Added a new agX Content Request section in Settings. 
  • Users can now access the improved agX Content Request UI from within Settings 

Boundary Collection 

  • Added GPS Coordinates to Boundary Creation. 
  • Users can now see their Latitude and Longitude while using GPS and GPS Split within Boundary Creation. 
  • Added GPS Offset Indicator. 
  • Users will notice an icon in the bottom left corner of the screen when a GPS offset is applied.  This will be present in Boundary Creation and Activity Collection. 

Sync Enhancements 

  • Made improvements to background syncing logic. 
  • Users may notice that Sirrus does not sync as often, but will still sync automatically. 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.7 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced new 'Add Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  •  Added support for Drainage: Tile activities.
  • Added the ability to enter soil test results.
  • Implemented Auto-Save for Soil Sampling.

Fertility 

  • Added ability to sync and view Surface Fertility Recommendations.

Reports 

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile Report. 

Sync Enhancements  

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.4 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features:

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced 'New Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  • Added support for Drainage: Tile activities. 

Fertility

  • Added the ability to view FarmRite order parameters while viewing a surface fertilizer recommendation. 

Reports

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile report.

Sync Enhancements

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.7 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced new 'Add Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  •  Added support for Drainage: Tile activities.
  • Added the ability to enter soil test results.
  • Implemented Auto-Save for Soil Sampling.

Fertility 

  • Added ability to sync and view Surface Fertility Recommendations.

Reports 

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile Report. 

Sync Enhancements  

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.7 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced new 'Add Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  •  Added support for Drainage: Tile activities.
  • Added the ability to enter soil test results.
  • Implemented Auto-Save for Soil Sampling.

Fertility 

  • Added ability to sync and view Surface Fertility Recommendations.

Reports 

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile Report. 

Sync Enhancements  

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.4 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced 'New Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  • Added support for Drainage: Tile activities. 

Fertility

  • Added the ability to view FarmRite order parameters while viewing a surface fertilizer recommendation. 

Reports

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile report.

Sync Enhancements

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.4 Update \\ Released:  August 23, 2017

 

New Features: 

Activity Collection 

  • Introduced 'New Activity' workflow.
  • Access Growers, Farms, and Fields while downloading data.
  • Added support for apostrophes in Notes and Comments.
  • Added support for Drainage: Tile activities. 

Fertility

  • Added the ability to view FarmRite order parameters while viewing a surface fertilizer recommendation. 

Reports

  • Added a page break for Scouting & Recommendation Reports between fields.
  • Added a Drainage: Tile report.

Sync Enhancements

  • Improved performance for reconcile syncs.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.5 Update \\ Released:  August 31, 2017

 

New Features: 

 

Activity Collection

  • Added search to agX Shortlists.
    • Users can now search items within a shortlist.
  • Added logic to remove deprecated agX content items from shortlists.
    • Users will notice fewer sync errors.

 

Reports

  • Added Crop to the Recommendation Summary Report.
    • Premium users will notice that Crop is now shown on the Recommendation Summary Report when a Planting activity is collected.

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.8 Update \\ Released:  August 31, 2017

 

New Features: 

 

Activity Collection

  • Added the ability to create Management Zones.
    • Users can now create management zones using collected activities, Surface Fertility Recommendations, and draw/GPS tools.
  • Added the ability to easily remove data from within activity collection.
    • Users can now select an "x" button to remove populated attributes.
  • Added search to agX Shortlists.
    • Users can now search items within a shortlist.
  • Added logic to remove deprecated agX content items from shortlists.
    • Users will notice fewer sync errors.

 

Activity View

  • Improved viewing Planting and Crop Protection & Fertilizer activities with a legend.
    • Premium users will notice a larger text when viewing rates/units using a legend.

 

Reports

  • Added Crop to the Recommendation Summary Report.
    • Premium users will notice that Crop is now shown on the Recommendation Summary Report when a Planting activity is collected.

 

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.8.1 Update \\ Released:  September 14, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

 

Grower Download

  • Fixed issue where certain field boundaries were not downloading.

 

Reports

  • Fixed formatting issue on Scouting & Recommendation Report.
  • Fixed issue where Crop was reported twice on Reccommendation Summary Report.
  • Fixed crash generating Soil Sampling Barcode Report

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.5.1 Update \\ Released:  September 14, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

 

Grower Download

  • Fixed issue where certain field boundaries were not downloading.

 

Reports

  • Fixed formatting issue on Scouting & Recommendation Report.
  • Fixed issue where Crop was reported twice on Reccommendation Summary Report.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.5.2 Update \\ Released:  September 28, 2017

 

New Features: 

  • Optimizations for iOS 11.

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue with decimal comma support. User can now type in decimal value to change the grid size, when set to a region that uses comma decimals.

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.8.2 Update \\ Released:  September 28, 2017

 

New Features: 

  • Optimizations for iOS 11.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.5.3 Update \\ Released:  October 3, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue with support for iOS 9. Users running iOS 9 can now adjust the grid size when creating a Soil Sampling activity.

​Sirrus for iPad Version 3.5.4 Update \\ Released: October 27, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed:

 

Boundary Collection

  • Fixed issue with GPS offsets changing sides.

 

Soil Sampling

  • Fixed issue with selecting polygons while viewing Soil Sampling activities.
  • Fixed issue where Zone ID and Sample ID  were not being remembered in Zone Soil Sampling Re-Sample.
  • Fixed crash occurring when editing a Zone Soil Sampling activity.

 

Exports

  • Fixed issue export to Raven Slingshot

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.8.3 Update \\ Released: October 27, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed:

 

Soil Sampling

  • Fixed crash occurring when viewing Soil Test results.

 

Sync

  • Fixed various sync issues
 
2018

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. 

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 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 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. 4.2.1 \\ 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 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 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)

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