Work order management is an essential aspect of running a successful farm. It helps to organize, prioritize, and track daily tasks. Work order management can also improve the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of the farm by reducing waste, errors, and delays.
Here are some of the benefits of work order management on the farm
- It ensures that the right resources are allocated to the right tasks at the right time.
- It allows for better communication and collaboration among the farm staff and external contacts.
- It provides visibility and accountability for the progress and status of each work order.
- It enables data-driven decision making and performance evaluation based on real-time information.
- It facilitates compliance with safety, quality, and environmental standards.
There are different tools and methods available for work order management on the farm, such as paper-based forms, spreadsheets, mobile apps, or software systems. The choice of the best option depends on the size, complexity, and needs of the farm.
Common features of a good work order management system.
- It should be easy to use and accessible from any device and location.
- Allow for creating, assigning, updating, and closing work orders quickly and easily.
- Provide reports and analytics that can help to optimize farm operations and identify areas for further improvement.
Work order management in AgNote
AgNote provides practical and user-friendly work order management. Here are some of the key features you will find in AgNote’s WO management:
- Easy to capture work orders out on the field.
- AgNote’s mobile app (PWA) will capture location (farm and field) automatically, behind the scenes.
- Save up to four images for each work order.
- WO geotagging (map will be available on pdf work order).
- Assign WO and add planned date.
- Instantly view work order location and images.
- Quickly download or share work order in PDF format.
- Automatic reminders on currently opened work orders.
Here is a short video which demonstrates how easy it is to capture and manage work orders in AgNote.
Work order management is not a one-time project, but a continuous process that requires regular review and adjustment. By adopting a work order management system that suits the farm’s needs and goals, farmers can enhance their farm management and achieve better results.
Before you go
If you currently are not using any work orders in your farm, here is a simple work order form in PDF format which you are welcome to use.
Even this simple work order form we made as simple as possible for the end user to use. Here are few suggestions on how to prep and use this WO form:
- If you have Acrobat Reader or any other pdf editor, just click on the logo to replace it with your farm’s logo. If you don’t have pdf editor, just contact us and we will do that for you.
- Replace the place holder text such as your Company Name and Address.
- Dates will auto fill as soon as you click on the fate field(s)
If you have any thoughts or suggestions about this wo form, please let us know. Your feedback is especially important to us.