Category: Case Study

Rotations getting complicated? Give your memory a break and use fieldmarign next season 📲

Rotations getting complicated? Give your memory a break and use fieldmarign next season 📲

Josh Leier farms at Leier Acres Ltd. in South Saskatchewan, Canada 🇨🇦. The farm produces a wide variety of crops. The main crops in the rotation that they grow year to year are wheat, canola, lentils, flax, and durum wheat. In the 2021-22 season the team started using fieldmarign for farm maps and recording what is being … Continue reading Rotations getting complicated? Give your memory a break and use fieldmarign next season 📲

WSR Insurance services enhances farmer relations with fieldmargin

WSR Insurance services enhances farmer relations with fieldmargin

Farmers face unique challenges and threats stemming from the changing seasons, labour force, and government regulations. WSR Insurance Services helps farmers to navigate these risks through the provision of tailored insurance policies that fit their needs. A core part of WSR's service is their personal approach: tailoring their policies to fit the client's needs and … Continue reading WSR Insurance services enhances farmer relations with fieldmargin

How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

Deepdale Farm is an arable farm on the North Norfolk Coast. The farm has sandy loam soils and overlooks Brancaster Staithe Harbour, Scolt Head Island and the salt marshes. They produce wheat, barley and beans and also have a tourism business and retail units as well as hosting music and other events such as outdoor theatre. … Continue reading How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Ventura Brush Goats is a family owned vegetation management and ecological improvement service based in Ventura County, California. They graze fire-breaks and eliminate invasive brush while restoring natural fertility with a herd of goats and sheep. Essentially, you can hire a group of goats in the same way you would hire machinery or herbicide services.  … Continue reading Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity

How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity

Bruce Gilson manages Tierhoek Organic Farm in the Noree Valley – not too far from Robertson in the Western Cape. The farm has around 40 ha in production, with the remainder of the 1660 hectares being wild mountain. Bruce has been using fieldmargin on his operation since 2020. Tierhoek Farm has been organic since 2000, … Continue reading How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity

How record keeping with fieldmargin mobile app has helped hay bale production in the KwaZulu-Natal midland’s, South Africa

How record keeping with fieldmargin mobile app has helped hay bale production in the KwaZulu-Natal midland’s, South Africa

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

“The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records 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”