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
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
Harvest is one of the most busy times of year on the farm. It can also be the most stressful, with new people on the farm, temperamental kit and long hours to contend with (not to mention the weather!) This year’s harvest has brought the additional challenges of working with Covid-19 restrictions and the possibility … Continue reading 10 tips for harvesting success
You’ve told us being able to easily direct yourself or others to your fields is vital to improving efficiency of your farm operation. Using GPS for directions between farms or fields is an essential for contractors, agronomists and field consultants. So we’ve added the option to get directions to the field on fieldmargin you … Continue reading You can now get directions to your fields!
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
Now you can mark a Note as to-do as you create it. This replaces the separate process of making a task. Notes are for day-to-day recording of information. A record of something you’ve done, an observation in the field, a problem or a reminder of information you may want to refer to later. By adding a … Continue reading Notes and Tasks have merged together!
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
Our tips for preparing for the new season to make it as successful as possible. Includes, adding cropping to your farm map, planning work, sharing with your team, tracking data and using NDVI imagery.
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
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?