We all know that soil is a farm's most important asset. As well as better yields, keeping it healthy and increasing organic matter means a better environment and resilience to future climate change. Of a list of potential new features we shared in our 2022 survey the most commonly selected was the addition of Soil testing recording (32%). This … Continue reading Improving soil health: 8 features on fieldmargin you can use for your records
Introducing: Pesticide Checking on fieldmargin
Pesticide Check is designed to help farmers and agronomists quickly and easily check the compliance of planned pesticide applications based on the label guidance. This helps to save time and avoid costly errors that can lead to crop damage, contamination, loss of certification or regulatory fines.
How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomist to save time and improve efficiency
Agronomists play a key role in many farms. So much so that some people joke a farmer is more likely to leave their spouse than their agronomist! Working with your agronomist on fieldmargin can save you time by streamlining communications and reducing repetition of work if they set up their recommendations on your farm as … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomist to save time and improve efficiency
How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomy clients
As an agronomist, close collaboration with your clients is key to providing them with the support they need to improve farm productivity and meet their business goals. Technology that you, the farmer and the farm team enjoy using can help towards this, and also save time and reduce the opportunity for error. By having all … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomy clients
How to use fieldmargin for Mapping and Record-keeping of Agri-Environmental Stewardship
This article outlines how you can use fieldmargin to help with mapping out environmental stewardship plans for things like subsidies, Countryside Stewardship or Biodiversity Net Gain and then how you can keep records of management such as establishment, inputs used, grazing and keep photographic evidence.
Upload your historic spray records to fieldmargin
To help you get started with fieldmargin reporting can upload some of your farm recommendations or historic jobs into fieldmargin.
Collecting farm data with monitoring sites on fieldmargin
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. You can easily record and analyse data in fieldmargin using monitoring sites. Monitoring sites do not require any special … Continue reading Collecting farm data with monitoring sites on fieldmargin
Using fieldmargin for nutrient management and planning
Nutrient management planning matches nutrients in inputs such as fertilizers and organic manures to crop demand. Good nutrient management is one of the keys to farm profitability. It is also important for your audit records and compliance with regulations. Plants need a range of nutrients in order to grow and maximise yield. The key macronutrients to look at for crops … Continue reading Using fieldmargin for nutrient management and planning
February Webinar: Streamlining livestock management with fieldmargin
This year we are going to start running a monthly webinar. These webinars are going to be interactive with many opportunities to ask questions. The second will be on livestock management including how to take control of your grazing with smart tools to monitor herd moves and pasture rest days This was inspired by the results of our end-of-year … Continue reading February Webinar: Streamlining livestock management with fieldmargin
Using fieldmargin for lettuce and garlic production in Arizona and California – “Communication with various growers has never been better”
Gevin Steed farms on Hualapai Valley Farm in Arizona. The farm grows produce across 12,000 acres, this includes garlic and lettuce. Gevin has been using fieldmargin to help with farm management and communication for two years. Today, Arizona ranks second, following California, in the production of lettuce. Lettuce production in Arizona includes head, leaf, and romaine … Continue reading Using fieldmargin for lettuce and garlic production in Arizona and California – “Communication with various growers has never been better”