Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

Scented flowers from Scilly have cheered up homes for many generations with their early spring colour and beautiful scents. Our user Mike Brown has a Narcissi farm, Sunnyside, on the Isles of Scilly.  He works over 35 acres and produces over 25 different types of flowers. Flower farming is the 2nd largest industry on the islands after … Continue reading Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

Introducing Essentials – a new pricing plan. A message from CEO, Rob Carter

Fieldmargin was built from scratch by farmers, for farmers. We are dedicated to remaining an independent business, providing an invaluable service to our growing community of farmers. Advertising isn’t for us. Selling your data isn’t our business. As we continue to grow, we find ourselves entering the phase where we need to properly address our … Continue reading Introducing Essentials – a new pricing plan. A message from CEO, Rob Carter

Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) are areas designated as being at risk from agricultural nitrate pollution. When you are farming on an NVZ there’s a limit on the amount of manufactured fertiliser and crop-available nitrogen from organic manure that you can apply to most crops each year. In England they include about 55% of land (Source), … Continue reading Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

“I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA

“I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA

Willie Liebenberg works on a farm near Klipfontyn that grows Wheat, Barley and Canola.  The farm also has paddocks for sheep and they run pivots in the summer.  Willie has been farming for over 12 years and he has been using fieldmargin for almost two years for farm planning and annual records.   “I have used … Continue reading “I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA