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Introducing Field Job sub-tasks: check off your fields as you complete them

Introducing Field Job sub-tasks: check off your fields as you complete them

We've been working on a simpler way to complete Field Jobs across multiple fields. With this new update each field on a job acts as a sub-task and you can check off your fields as you complete them.  Now there's no need to set up multiple jobs on fieldmargin when you are applying the same … Continue reading Introducing Field Job sub-tasks: check off your fields as you complete them

Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

The Kitzretter project in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Germany is saving many baby deer from an early death and using fieldmargin to help co-ordinate their work.  Every year tens of thousands of fawns are inadvertently killed by harvesting equipment while they're hiding in tall grass. The problem is that the deer often hide their fawns in tall fields … Continue reading Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

Scented flowers from Scilly have cheered up homes for many generations with their early spring colour and beautiful scents. Our user Mike Brown has a Narcissi farm, Sunnyside, on the Isles of Scilly.  He works over 35 acres and produces over 25 different types of flowers. Flower farming is the 2nd largest industry on the islands after … Continue reading Blooming marvellous! Growing scented flowers on the Isles of Scilly

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 … 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?