The Fieldprint Calculator is a free online tool for growers to voluntarily and securely analyze how their management choices impact natural resources and operational efficiency. To try out the Fieldprint Calculator, follow the steps below or login now. Or, you can learn more by exploring our frequently asked questions. Field to Market continues to learn about the relationships between agricultural practices and sustainability outcomes. Updates to the Calculator will be made to continue incorporating the best available information about these impacts.
In the Start Tab, you will locate your specific field and enter basic information about your soils, crops, and management practices. The Calculator allows you to outline the specific field on a map, which automatically determines the acreage for your field as well as other characteristics such as soil and climate data. All of this foundational information will be used to calculate your Fieldprint for a variety of indicators on the following tabs.
On the Land Use, Soil Conservation, Soil Carbon, Irrigation Water Use, Energy Use, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tabs, use the bars on the right-hand side to compare your results to county, state, and national averages. You can also test new scenarios by changing the management practice information entered in the Start Tab.
View the FieldPrint for your base scenario on the Summary Tab and print a report of the findings.
On the Analysis Tab, test scenarios to see how your environmental outcomes impact your management costs.