Management > Operational Benchmarking > Adding, editing, deleting and merging commodities

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Adding, editing, deleting and merging commodities

The Commodities dialogue box allows you to set up and maintain the commodities you produce. The commodities are used in the cost of production report.

To enter commodities, click Edit list on the Cost of Production section of the Operational Benchmarking dialogue boxes. The Commodities dialogue box appears, listing the commodities currently set up in the data file.

To add or edit a commodity:

  1. Click Add or Edit. The Add Commodity or Edit Commodity dialogue box appears
  2. Enter or select the commodity Name.
  3. Enter or select a Unit label.
  4. Click Save.

Note: After you add a commodity, you can allocate existing expense and production transactions to it to generate a cost of production report.

To delete a commodity:

  1. Select a commodity to delete.
  2. Click Delete.

Note: You can’t delete a commodity if it’s included in the cost of production report

To merge two commodities:

  1. Select a commodity to merge.
  2. Click Merge. A pop-up message appears asking you to confirm that you want to merge the commodity. Click Yes. The Select Commodity dialogue box appears.
  3. Select the commodity you want to merge with. The original commodity will be deleted and any commodity splits on the cost of production report will be added to this commodity.
  4. Click OK

Last updated on August 22, 2014 by FCC AgExpert