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 📲
Category: Case Study
Farm consultant and long-term fieldmargin user, Niels Corfield, about the importance of soil monitoring and how farmers can improve their soils. Niels advises farms on how to transition to regenerative practices across the UK and Europe.
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
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
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
Monty Gorringe farms with his father on an 840-acre Duchy Estate holding on the Welsh borders in Herefordshire. Monty, runs a 65-head suckler herd alongside the main arable enterprise. The operation has begun to make the transition to regenerative practices across the farm. Monty started using to fieldmargin after a recommendation from a friend, liking … Continue reading Real costs, Real time
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
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
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?
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”