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  • PDF FileGlossary
      - A glossary of terms used in the CropIRLog & Soil Profile Builder manuals and guides.


Please note that there is limited support for this version of the software. If you have a 'how to' question please be sure to have consulted the user manual which you can download above. For irrigation related questions please contact your local irrigation specialist or horticultural consultant.

For all other enquires you can contact us via email:


You can register for a 10 day forecast that can be displayed on the CropIRLog main graph. This is an optional feature that you need to register and pay for. To register, open the CropIRLog software and from the top Menu select File then Forecast Register. Send these details to to organise payment and finalize registration.

An annual subscription is NZ$250.00

The forecast is sourced from the Met Service and is updated throughout the day. The forecast includes:

  • Maximum Temperature
  • Minimum Temperature
  • Rainfall
  • Probability of more than 10mm
  • Evapotranspiration
  • Regional Text

For more information along with detailed instructions on how to register, refer to the 'Forecast' section in the CropIRLog: Full Manual which you can download above.