SPAR Tutorial Demos

This is your opportunity to see in motion the steps for a basic Lot Search, Suitable Seed/Vegetable Lot Search and Seedlings Requests! These demos are highly recommended for:

  • First time SPAR web version users - (I don't know anything about it - or I'm used to the old system...)
  • Users needing a refresher - (I knew how to do it 12 months ago, but...)

Lot Search   

This video gives you a sample of how to do a common search for surplus seed by entering a species and owner agency: Species - SX; Owner - MOF. After entering the search info, you see the results generated at in the bottom of the screen.

This demo gives you a sample of how to do a common suitable seed vegetative lot search. It points out the mandatory fields, how to launch a search, and how to adjust the search based on various criteria.

This is your chance to watch how to do a basic Seedling Request. You'll also see how you can check for Transfer Guide surplus seed and who you can order surplus from.

In this simulation you'll see what mandatory fields you need to complete for administrative information, info about the seeds and what you'll need to fill in for Approval status. You'll also see how you can check for Transfer Guide surplus seed and who you can order surplus from. Since this simulation has several tips and notes, remember that you can hit the "pause" button in the navigation if you want to stop and read a particular note. ADD IMAGE OF PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON

If you're not sure about how to Approve your Seedling Request (meaning you "approve" the contents of your request so that it is an official request), here's your opportunity to see how to do it.

You'll see the final steps you take to make a formal request for seedlings. Once you have checked to make sure that you have entered all the information and are sure of the request you make, this demo shows you how to approve your request.

  • Approving a Request Demo

Watch a demonstration of how to Update & Add Sowing Dates or generate the Sowing Date Report,

Updating & Adding Nursery Sowing Dates

You'll see the steps you take to update an existing Sowing Date entry for a Nursery and add a brand new Sowing Date entry.

  • Updating & Adding Nursery Sowing Dates Demo

Generating the Latest Sowing Date Report

You'll see the steps you take to generate a report which displays the Sowing Dates for a nursery.

  • Generating the Latest Sowing Date Report Demo