FieldInsights - Crop Area FAQ

FieldInsights - Crop Area FAQ

What is Crop Area?

Crop Area provides measurements and delineation of crop area within a field.


Which sensors can I use for Crop Area?

Sentera’s Double 4K (Ag+) or 65R Sensors can be used for Crop Area.  Other compatible sensors include:

  1. Phantom 4 Pro
  2. Mavic 2 Pro
  3. Mavic 3 Enterprise
  4. Zenmuse X4S
  5. Zenmuse X5S
  6. Zenmuse P1 (35mm)

What settings do I use to fly for Crop Area?

To find the settings to fly for Crop Area, view the Sentera Product Catalog here.


What crop types are supported?

Crop Area can be used for the following crops:
  1. Canola/OSR
  2. Corn/Maize
  3. Cotton
  4. Soybean

If you are interested in using Crop Area for a crop that is not listed above, please contact our sales team for more information.


What is the data output that I'll receive for Crop Area?

More information about the data output, both the file type and which measurements are included, can be viewed in the Sentera Product Catalog here.


How can I order Crop Area?

Our sales team can place orders for Crop Area and other FieldInsights products.


Why hasn't my Crop Area order been processed?

Common issues for why analytics haven’t been processed include:
  1. Flying too fast or too high
  2. Using an incompatible sensor
  3. Capturing data for a non-supported crop
  4. Incorrect or incomplete data submitted
We recommend checking your data before you leave the field to ensure that it will work for our processing platform. If you experience any issues or have further questions, reach out to our support team.


Do I have to use FieldAgent to view Crop Area?

FieldAgent can be used to view Crop Area. FieldAgent offers visualization and data reporting tools.


In addition to a Mosaic RGB, the Crop Area insights includes Field Crop Area Measurements. The data can also be exported to a system of your choice via API, or downloaded from FieldAgent. The measurements from Crop Area can be downloaded as Shapefile, GeoJSON, or CSV files.

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