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“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.

Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs

Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs

Having good reports is important for farms of all sizes but it shouldn’t take hours of your time to achieve. With Field Jobs, keeping up-to-date and accurate records for your fields can be done in seconds from your phone or PC. Easy accessible data will help you build on success over time and understand methods to reduce input … Continue reading Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs