This month at fieldmargin we have been talking to our users who run horse stables about how they plan track systems for grazing. Track systems for horses are gaining popularity due to the health benefits for the horses and also the ability to keep a much higher stocking density without wrecking the land. A … Continue reading What is a track system for horses?
fieldmargin is built to be flexible so it works for different types of agriculture including arable crops, livestock (sheep and cattle), horticulture, vineyards and forestry. Trusted by thousands of farms in over 170 countries from smallholders to large contractors we always love to hear from our users. Click the links below to read a little … Continue reading “The app that farmers have been waiting for” learn how our farmers are using fieldmargin to save time and money
Sub-fields will let you temporarily divide a field that you have mapped in fieldmargin. This blog outlines some of the ways that this feature can be used. You can use sub-fields to measure out areas for different uses to keep more accurate records. This will let you record different crops, have multiple treatment areas and keep … Continue reading Coming up: Sub-fields – a little teaser
With the many challenges that came with 2020, we should all take pride in what we have been able to achieve this year. One of the many things that the pandemic and ongoing global crisis has highlighted to the world is how important farming and farmers are to everyone’s day-to-day life. 2020 was a productive … Continue reading What features fieldmargin released in 2020 🚀
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
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”
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!