How fieldmargin can make rotation planning more simple

How fieldmargin can make rotation planning more simple

Crop rotations have been at the center of agricultural systems throughout history. The right rotation can improve soil nutrition, breaks pest and disease cycles, and improves weed control. They can also be used to minimize a field’s average rate of erosion. AHDB Knowledge Exchange Manager Paul Hill says: “There’s nothing new about looking at rotations … Continue reading How fieldmargin can make rotation planning more simple

6 ways macadamia orchards in SA use fieldmargin to keep all farm information accessible on the go

6 ways macadamia orchards in SA use fieldmargin to keep all farm information accessible on the go

Macadamia nuts are hard to beat when it comes to the most lucrative crop per land area used in South Africa. South Africa is currently the largest macadamia producer in the world with 19,500 hectares under cultivation, producing over 50,000 tonnes per year. Currently, there is such a high demand for trees that there is … Continue reading 6 ways macadamia orchards in SA use fieldmargin to keep all farm information accessible on the go

Keep on top of your 2022 harvest with yield reports on fieldmargin

Keep on top of your 2022 harvest with yield reports on fieldmargin

Combines are rolling in the UK as harvest 2022 gets off to an early start with dry weather keeping drying costs at bay. However, the low moisture contents are causing problems for some growers SOURCE).  Dry weather has seen rapid progress with the winter barley harvest, with more than 69% harvests completed during July in England, … Continue reading Keep on top of your 2022 harvest with yield reports on fieldmargin

How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

Deepdale Farm is an arable farm on the North Norfolk Coast. The farm has sandy loam soils and overlooks Brancaster Staithe Harbour, Scolt Head Island and the salt marshes. They produce wheat, barley and beans and also have a tourism business and retail units as well as hosting music and other events such as outdoor theatre. … Continue reading How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

Recording crop storage checks with fieldmargin

Recording crop storage checks with fieldmargin

Successfully harvesting a crop and getting it out of the field and into the store is a huge relief but maintaining quality once it is in the store is just as important to get the best price and avoid deductions. Monitoring sites can be used for keeping a log of storage checks and measurements You … Continue reading Recording crop storage checks with fieldmargin

Fieldmargin partners with Alpha One Technology & SerDev to help onboard South African farmers

Fieldmargin partners with Alpha One Technology & SerDev to help onboard South African farmers

Fieldmargin is pleased to announce a partnership with Alpha One Technology and Ziphezinhle “Boyzie” Gabuza on the African continent. Boyzie is an accounts manager for the tech and drone division at Alpha One Technology. This partnership comes after a very successful collaboration on a mapping project done this year.  Alpha One Tech has partnered with … Continue reading Fieldmargin partners with Alpha One Technology & SerDev to help onboard South African farmers

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Ventura Brush Goats is a family owned vegetation management and ecological improvement service based in Ventura County, California. They graze fire-breaks and eliminate invasive brush while restoring natural fertility with a herd of goats and sheep. Essentially, you can hire a group of goats in the same way you would hire machinery or herbicide services.  … Continue reading Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks