No matter what size your farm is, collecting and making the most of your farm data is incredibly valuable. The more information you have,the more you can make decisions tailored to your farm’s specific needs. New data collection tools provide farmers with an exciting opportunity to take a step back and examine what productivity and sustainable … Continue reading Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis
If you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen us getting a bit excited earlier in the week about Agri-Innovation Den – farming’s answer to Dragon's Den (with slightly less scary judges!). We applied to Agri-Innovation den back in June, and were incredibly honoured to find out that we had made it to the finals. … Continue reading Agri-Innovation Den
We have been speaking to a lot of farmers. Of the many hard things about farming, paperwork and bureaucracy seem to be the cause of the biggest headaches. Millions of acres of land and hundreds of thousands of people work every day to produce crops, meat and dairy in the UK. However, farmers today are … Continue reading Pushing the boundaries
It's been a busy few months here at fieldmargin HQ, with the launch of the app and welcoming new members to the team. Time came to admit that our lovely office was getting a little too cozy, so we've moved home for the 2nd time this year! Our new office is only round the corner … Continue reading fieldmargin has (another!) new home
We're incredibly excited to say that the fieldmargin app is now available to download on the Apple App Store! Fear not, Android users - we'll be releasing fieldmargin to the Google Play Store in the next few weeks. The team here at fieldmargin have been working hard over the past few months to make sure the … Continue reading fieldmargin is available to download!
Although not exhibiting this year, the fieldmargin team made the trip from London to Cambridgeshire for Cereals 2016 last week. It was a particularly exciting trip for the newer members of the team, and was a great opportunity to talk to farmers and agronomists about the fieldmargin app. Our new recruits were particularly enthralled with … Continue reading Cereals 2016
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