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Monitor pasture health and record fertiliser inputs with fieldmargin

Monitor pasture health and record fertiliser inputs with fieldmargin

If you work with livestock, you know the value of creating and maintaining high-quality pasture. High quality, nutritious pasture leads to healthier animals. Well managed pasture also sequesters carbon by increasing soil organic matter, which is good for the planet and for your soils. Soil health is a key consideration.  But how to improve it? … Continue reading Monitor pasture health and record fertiliser inputs with fieldmargin

“The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records with fieldmargin”

“The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records with fieldmargin”

Andre Christie-Smith farms on 4700 ha in Kleiheuwel, situated near L’Agulhas in the Western Cape’s Overberg region. Kleiheuwel Trust is one of the oldest Merino farms in South Africa and produces high quality fine wool in a sustainable and ethically responsible way. The farm is non-mulesed and RWS (Responsible Wool Standard) certified, running between 4500 and … Continue reading “The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records with fieldmargin”

Introducing Livestock and Grazing management

Introducing Livestock and Grazing management

We are thrilled to share with you the first iteration of our new tools for livestock management. This will allow you to keep track of the number of animals and their location on your farm as well as a history of when your fields were grazed. Herd locations appear on the map as colour-coded markers … Continue reading Introducing Livestock and Grazing management

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