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 pricing … 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

Using fieldmargin to effectively manage livestock during a 7 year drought

Using fieldmargin to effectively manage livestock during a 7 year drought

Charl Botha is a livestock farmer near Britstown, South Africa. He farms 35,000 ha with 8,000 ewes and 200 cattle. He uses fieldmargin to record rainfall and monitor animal locations to track data and help manage the severe drought conditions. “We are currently struggling with a seven year drought, so sheep get moved from field to field a lot. I use fieldmargin to keep track of where all my sheep are and when they where moved between fields.”

A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

Farmers face more distractions than your average office workers - escaped cows, sudden storms, slug infestations... we could go on! Whatever the size of your operation the best way to manage your farm effectively is to have everyone on the same page. The unpredictable nature of farm work makes having an organised and active job sheet even more … Continue reading A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

“The app that farmers have been waiting for” Daniel Jacobs, commercial farmer of corn, sunflower and cover crops in Johannesburg, South Africa.

“The app that farmers have been waiting for” Daniel Jacobs, commercial farmer of corn, sunflower and cover crops in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Daniel Jacobs is a commercial farmer of corn (mielies), sunflower and cover crops in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is in the process of migrating his farming technique from “no-till” farming to incorporate more regenerative farming practices. In addition, he is also commercially farms with a number of cattle breeds, such Santa Gertrudes, Bonsmara and Nguni … Continue reading “The app that farmers have been waiting for” Daniel Jacobs, commercial farmer of corn, sunflower and cover crops in Johannesburg, South Africa.