FieldInsights - Permanent Crop FAQ

FieldInsights - Permanent Crop FAQ

What insights does Sentera offer for Permanent Crop?

  1. Tree Count & Status: Determines the locations of individual trees and assigns statuses to each location
  2. Tree Status: Assigns a status to each previously determined tree location (used to update tree status)
  3. Tree Health: Provides tree-level measurements of vegetation indices, such as NDVI or NDRE
  4. Tree Canopy Cover: Characterizes the extent of vegetation
  5. Tree Flower Cover: Measures timing and/or extent of flowering or similarly expressed phenological development
  6. Tree Canopy Height: Characterizes tree height (distance between soil and tree canopy surfaces)


Which sensors can I use for Permanent Crop?

For more information about the ideal sensor to use for our Permanent Crop FieldInsights, learn more at the links below:


What settings do I use to fly for Permanent Crop?

To find the settings to fly for the Permanent Crop products, view the Sentera Product Catalog:

  1. Tree Count & Status
  2. Tree Status
  3. Tree Health
  4. Tree Canopy Cover
  5. Tree Flower Cover
  6. Tree Canopy Height


What crop types are supported?

Permanent Crop products from Sentera deliver insights for trees (e.g., citrus, almond, etc.). For information about whether specific trees are supported, please contact our sales team.

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

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


How can I order Permanent Crop?

Our sales team can place orders for Permanent Crop products.


Why hasn't my Permanent Crop 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 Permanent Crop insights?

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


The data can be exported to a system of your choice via API, or downloaded from FieldAgent. The measurements from Permanent Crop insights be downloaded as Shapefile, GeoJSON, or CSV files.

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