• Password Resets and Changes

    If you've lost or forgotten your password, click the "Reset Password" link on the Adapt-N login page.  This will guide you through the process of obtaining a new password.  If you need further assistance, please email support@agronomic.com

    To change your password:

    • Click on the link for Settings in the left hand navigation panel
    • Under My Settings click on the Change my password link

    If you are an admin and need to change the password of an account under you, visit the Resetting User Passwords and User Deactivation page.

  • Deactivating Users

    Billing admins have the ability to deactivate users in their system.  To deactivate users, visit the Resetting User Passwords and User Deactivation page.

  • Importing Shapefiles

    Importing Shapefiles

    Fields can be quickly created in Adapt-N by importing a Shapefile created by one of many software systems.  The process is as follows:

    1. Create a Shapefile for either a single field at the field level or multiple fields at the farm level
    2. Confirm that the three core files -- .shp, .shx and .dbf -- are included
    3. Zip these files together (see How to Create a Zip File)
    4. On Adapt-N's Land tab, drag the zip file onto the Create Field drop zone
    5. Within a few seconds, the imported field should be displayed on a map if it is a single field import or it will take you to another window were you can select the fields you wish to import
    6. Select (or create a new) farm and specify field name, and click Submit.  Multi-field imports will take a couple minutes and the progress box will say when the import is finished.

    Additional Notes

    • Additional Shapefile file types, such as .prj and .sbn, may be included in the zip file, but will be ignored during the Adapt-N import process.

    Error messages

    "Invalid shape file, shp, shx, or dbf files missing." - Generally this means that the imported zip file does not contain the three required files, .shp, .shx, and .dbf. If all three files are present in the zip file, it is likely that those files are not properly formed.  Attempt to re-export the Shapefiles from the original source, or contact support for further assistance.

  • How to Create a Zip File

    In order to import shapefiles into Adapt-N you must first compress or zip them; instructions for both PC and Mac are below. At minimum you must have the DBF, SHP and SHX file types.

    On a PC:

    • Highlight all three of the required files (DBF, SHP, SHX) with your mouse
    • Right click on any of the highlighted files
    • Hover over Send To in the pop-up menu
    • Select Compressed Zip Folder from the 2nd pop-up menu
    • Name the file that was created and hit Enter, this is the file that you will drag and drop into Adapt-N via the browser window

    On a Mac:

    • Highlight all three of the required files (DBF, SHP, SHX) with your mouse
    • Right click on any of the highlighted files
    • Select Compress 3 Items from the pop-up menu
    • A new zip file named Archive.zip will appear, this is the file that you will drag and drop into Adapt-N via the browser window
  • Weather data summary

    The Adapt-N platform utilizes data from several high-quality weather data providers.  Our models automatically incorporate daily inputs for temperature, precipitation, and solar radiation at a 4 km (approximately 2.5 mile) resolution or greater.  These data are captured from a combination of radar estimated and ground observational sources, with trusted methods for extending observations to areas where no physical weather stations exist.  The Adapt-N research team regularly evaluates the accuracy of different weather providers and identifies the most appropriate source(s) for each service region. Some customer implementations also have the option to utilize on-farm weather stations when they exist within 0.5 km of a field.

    New climate data is acquired several times per day, and the associated rainfall amounts shown on the recommendation page are updated without delay (although in some cases they are error-adjusted as additional stations report ground readings, so they may change slightly in the first 24-48 hours after the event).  However, since Adapt-N is simulating what's actually happening in a field in real-time, it can take up to 3-4 days for the effects of that precipitation to fully impact a recommendation in a meaningful way. In the case of leaching, for example, it can take 1-2 days for the water to move through the soil profile; for denitrification, it takes a few days for the soil to go into an anaerobic state. Adapt-N models these impacts and adjusts the recommendations accordingly, and of course these rates will differ depending on soil type, rooting depth, slope, and other factors.

    A good rule of thumb is to review the recommendation 3 full days after a rainfall event ends.

  • Which states are supported in Adapt-N?

    Adapt-N’s current service area includes all of the lower 48 US states and the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.


    If you try to create a field in a state that is not supported you will see an error like this:


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