Sidwell’s Ag Assessment Solution FARMS™ Selected by Delaware County, IN

December 16, 2009 -- St. Charles, IL – Delaware County, Indiana has selected The Sidwell Company to provide professional GIS services and a software application for agricultural land assessment. Sidwell’s GIS-based solution, Farmland Assessment and Report Management System (FARMS™) will aid the jurisdiction’s assessment officials in the task of efficiently calculating valuations on agricultural land use for agricultural tax parcels. The company will utilize existing soils files and create the agricultural land use file for use in performing countywide computations on agricultural parcels. The data and the software assist Delaware County in arriving at fair and equitable valuations.

One distinctive advantage of this ArcGIS®-compliant software solution for agricultural tax assessment is the ease with which the generated data can be exported to various formats for the purpose of complete system integration. Additional features of the software module include the ability to set up user-defined tolerances for easily identifying discrepancies between assessed and measured acreages, the ability to then “normalize” these acreage discrepancies, and the capabilities to create customized thematic maps for presentation, set spot symbol placements, and record related comments for each parcel.

Sidwell will also provide Delaware County with on-site, specialized training that focuses on the use of the FARMS™ software, covering basic operations for processing agricultural parcels, all processing tools and reporting features of the system, and the different user customizations that are available within the reporting application. This project will streamline the process of agricultural property assessment and future land records updates for Delaware County.

# # #

About Sidwell
For over 80 years, The Sidwell Company has provided outstanding products and services, evolving and innovating every step of the way. Sidwell is an employee-owned firm providing integrated land records management solutions and GIS mapping and software development to local government and private-sector organizations across the United States. Sidwell’s premier parcel mapping solution, Parcel Builder™, is currently used by over 140 customers nationwide. Sidwell also offers a full range of aerial photography and photogrammetric services, and is the Midwest Distributor for Magellan™ GPS products and solutions. For more information about Sidwell services and products, call 877.SIDWELL (877.743.9355) or visit www.sidwellco.com.



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article

Harris

Jobs
GIS Software Developer for SoCalGas at Los Angeles, CA
GIS Analyst for G2 Partners LLC at San Ramon, CA
GIS Software Developer for UDC at Englewood, CO
Vice President, Transportation Services for Associated General Contractors of New York State at Albany, NY
Architectural Designer for Champion Home Builders at Troy, MI
Upcoming Events
GEO WEEK 2017 at Washington DC - Oct 23 - 27, 2017
GIS-PRO 2017 at Jacksonville FL - Oct 23 - 26, 2017
Commercial UAV EXPO Americas at The Westgate Resort Las Vegas NV - Oct 24 - 26, 2017
6th International Colloquium on Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of GNSS / Galileo at Technical University of Valencia Valencia Spain - Oct 25 - 27, 2017
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise