Participation in agri-environmental schemes such as Environmental Stewardship and Countryside Stewardship play a valuable role in establishment and maintenance of wildlife habitats as well as being an important supplement to the income of many British farms. However the associated work of running them is enough to get even the most calm of farmers pulling their … Continue reading Environmental Stewardship
Thank you for using fieldmargin this year. It has been a pleasure working with you all. This week we have released some updates to notes and tasks. The mobile note creation flow has been improved so it is even easier to add notes on the go and attach them to your fields. On the web … Continue reading Seasons greetings!
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
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
Use fieldmargin to streamline farm management by planning work across the season and tracking progress as you go. Visualise how you will use your fields, jobs that need to be done (as well as when and by who) and record when they have been completed.
The Sixth Farm Safety Week draws to a close this Sunday. Having kicked off in the UK with HSE releasing figures for accidents and industries on farm for 2017/18 that recorded 33 deaths on farm across Great Britain, making up 20% of all work place deaths, it’s clear that there is still a lot to … Continue reading Farm Safety Week: 4 tips to improve safety on farm
See where your team is on the map A lot of conversations on farms centre on two questions: “Where are you?” and “How are you getting on with that job?”. We realised that “I’m halfway across the second field, near to the telegraph pole” is not an effective way to share that information. Team Radar … Continue reading Introducing Team Radar