The UK has rich history of farming. Millions of acres of land and hundreds of thousands of people work every day to produce crops, meat and dairy, just as it has been for hundreds of years. However, farming in the UK is now in crisis. The number of farms are declining, we are importing … Continue reading Why Open Data is the key to innovation in farming
It's been an exciting couple of weeks for the fieldmargin team as we've been packing, ready to move into our new office. With two new recruits at New Year, and more to come in the next few weeks, time had come to admit that we were getting a little too big for our shared office … Continue reading fieldmargin has a new home!
We are delighted to have been invited to speak at Agri-Expo 2016 on the 2nd March. Agri-Expo is a fast growing, land-based industry show for the South East of England and beyond. Manufacturers, machinery dealers and other companies directly involved in agriculture have been quick to support the show and have made it one of … Continue reading We’ll be at Agri-Expo 2016!
There is so much going on in the farming world, it can be hard to keep up. We've chosen our top 5 stories from the past week for the inaugural fieldmargin farming news round up. Farmer awarded landmark settlement after his farm was deliberately flooded A Yorkshire farmer has been awarded compensation after his land … Continue reading Farming News Round-Up
Happy New Year from all of us here at fieldmargin! There are lots of exciting things coming up in 2016 - launching our App, expanding the team, moving office and hopefully making farming a little easier and more intuitive for all. To enable us to make the best, most useful product we can, we need … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Our Founder, Mark Walker's harvest update It’s been a mixed harvest. Several of our OSR crops were wiped out by flea beetle and those that survived struggled with yield having never recovered from the battering they took in the Autumn. We were pleasantly surprised by the wheat yields and managed to get the majority of … Continue reading Harvest Updated
We’re making a movie. We’ve been very lucky with the weather – yes that is sunshine in one of those pictures. We have had some amazing help from some brilliant people. Trying to get this all done around people on a working farm, during the busiest time of the year. On one of the days … Continue reading Harvest & Film