The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) launched on 18th September 2023 for English farmers as part of the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme. It rewards environmentally positive land management practices and and is designed to be more flexible than previous schemes. This article will guide you through the 23 actions available for SFI’23 and ways you … Continue reading Maximise and manage the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) opportunity with fieldmargin
Regenerative agriculture entails sustainable farming methods that boost soil health, biodiversity, and help sequester carbon. This post explores key regenerative practices including mob grazing, minimizing soil disturbance, cover crops, agroforestry and monitoring soil health. Fieldmargin offers a suite of features that empower farmers to keep accurate records, evaluate their impact, and make data-driven decisions. Whether you're transitioning into regenerative agriculture or looking to optimize your existing practices, learn how Fieldmargin is the essential tool to ensure your sustainable farming efforts are both effective and efficient.
You’ve had a go at fieldmargin and you can see its potential to change the way your team works and streamline operations. Now you are working out how best to get everyone on the farm involved… Before you get too far ahead of yourself, you need to ask one very critical question: “How am I … Continue reading Using fieldmargin with your team
We spoke to Marc Willis, Station Manager of UPL’s UK field testing site, Shray Hill, about the realities of running field trials and how his team have integrated fieldmargin into their work. UPL manufactures and markets agrochemical products and seeds, with an increasing focus onBiosolutions. They are a truly international business, selling in over 130 … Continue reading Agricultural Research & Development Station Manager, Marc Willis, on integrating fieldmargin into a testing site
As fieldmargin grows, more and more sugar cane producers are contacting us to help them improve their record keeping. Sugar cane is a tall grass that is used for sugar production. Sugar cane is grown in warm tropical areas of the world, with Brazil, India, Thailand, China, and Australia as the leading global producers of … Continue reading Using fieldmargin for sugar cane production records
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
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.
To help you get started with fieldmargin reporting can upload some of your farm recommendations or historic jobs into 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
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