Soil Science Students at Newcastle University use fieldmargin to plan sustainable cropping

Soil Science Students at Newcastle University use fieldmargin to plan sustainable cropping

Dr. Julia Cooper is a soil science lecturer at the University of Newcastle. She teaches students about the impact of soil management practices on soil biodiversity, environment, and food security. She heard about fieldmargin through word of mouth and saw its potential for use as a teaching tool. For the project students had to provide … Continue reading Soil Science Students at Newcastle University use fieldmargin to plan sustainable cropping

Macadamia consultant uses fieldmargin to make precision farming recommendations from drone imagery

Macadamia consultant uses fieldmargin to make precision farming recommendations from drone imagery

Liam Highcock advises and sets up precision agriculture techniques for macadamia plantations and vineyards in Durban, South Africa. He consults on several large plantations including the one that supplies nuts for Magnum ice creams. He uses multiple precision agriculture approaches to design his layouts including drone mapping, soil probes and monitored irrigation. fieldmargin lets him … Continue reading Macadamia consultant uses fieldmargin to make precision farming recommendations from drone imagery

Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Collecting aerial imagery using drones allows you to have a new perspective of your farm. Seeing your fields and buildings from above, in much higher resolution than satellite imagery, allows you to see the big picture so that you can spot issues and map where things are. On fieldmargin it is easy to add drone … Continue reading Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis

Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis

No matter what size your farm is, collecting and making the most of your farm data is incredibly valuable. The more information you have,the more you can make decisions tailored to your farm’s specific needs. New data collection tools provide farmers with an exciting opportunity to take a step back and examine what productivity and sustainable … Continue reading Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis