Gavin Flowers works on Oakleigh farm in the KwaZulu-Natal midland in South Africa, close to Mooiriver. The farm is kept busy producing between 3500 - 5000 mini round bales (approx 2 square bales per mini round) a season. Last season Gavin was able to use fieldmargin to track field notes, harvesting dates, and record yields of … Continue reading How record keeping with fieldmargin mobile app has helped hay bale production in the KwaZulu-Natal midland’s, South Africa
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What is a track system for horses?
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?
“The app that farmers have been waiting for” learn how our farmers are using fieldmargin to save time and money
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
Coming up: Sub-fields – a little teaser
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
What features fieldmargin released in 2020 🚀
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 🚀
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”
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
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