Quick Start Videos

The sections below contain short tutorial videos to help you start using the Farm Portal. They are divided into sections that describe the different parts of the Farm Portal, explaining what those parts mean and how to enter necessary information.

Introduction & Logging In

The following videos outline the farm portal and give and overview of the registration / login process.

Introduction

Running Time: 3 min 42 sec approx.

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Farm Search

The following videos show examples of locating and defining you farm boundary.

Example of the different methods that can be used to located your farm.

Running Time: 7 min 30 sec approx.

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Farm Status

The following videos relate the farm status screen of the Farm Portal.

This video explains what the questions on the farm status screen mean in the context of the farm portal.

Running Time: 4 min 17 sec approx.

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Resource Consents & Permitted Activities

The following videos relates to the two different kinds of permits that can be associated with farming activties, and what the Farm Portal will ask you to do to generate nutrient loss values for farming activities under both current practices and when applying Good Management Practices (GMP).

This video explains the process when the Farm Portal returns a Land Use Resource Consent is Likely response from the farm status questions or because the farm intersects an area that is tied to specific regional or subregion planning rules. It includes the process of uploading OVERSEER® files to the Farm Portal for the baseline period and for the last four years.

Running Time: 6 min 25 sec approx.

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This video explains the process when the Farm Portal returns a Permitted Actiity Likely response from the farm status questions. It includes the process of working your way through the wizard where you will be asked questions about your current farming activity that are used to determine your nutrient loss values when applying Good Management Practices (GMP).

Running Time: 7 min 6 sec approx.

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Preparing OVERSEER® Files

The following relates to preparing OVERSEER® files, and explains what information is necessary for those files to be able to be used by the farm portal.

This video explains the process of creating files in OVERSEER® that will be compatible with the Farm Portal.

Running Time: 2 min approx.

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This video explains about the tool that can be used to check that your OVERSEER® files will be compatible with the Farm Portal.

Running Time: 5 min 40 sec approx.

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