If you are in England you can set up your digital farm map on fieldmargin in a couple of minutes by importing field boundaries from the Rural Payment Agency. All you need is access to a computer and your Single Business Identifier (SBI) number. It's so fast that you can go from a blank canvas … Continue reading Map your farm using RPA field boundaries
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Our tips for preparing for the new season to make it as successful as possible. Includes, adding cropping to your farm map, planning work, sharing with your team, tracking data and using NDVI imagery.
Farm performance analysis and benchmarking are key to improving your farm’s productivity and profitability. Learn how you can take the data you have recorded in fieldmargin and use it to work out your costings.
Farm years is a key feature of fieldmargin which lets you view of cropping for past and upcoming years and separate your plans for next season’s work from what you are working on at the moment. You can also compare field inputs and farm data between years. Read on to learn how you can use … Continue reading Time to change your Farm Year to 2020 ✨
“Keeping track of rainfall has been made way easier thanks to fieldmargin monitoring sites,” says Charl, SA. “We are currently struggling with a seven year drought, so sheep get moved from field to field a lot. I use fieldmargin to keep track of where all my sheep are and when they where moved between fields.” … Continue reading How fieldmargin can help you monitor rainfall
With fieldmargin you can easily map out the management options for agri-environmental schemes such as Environmental Stewardship and Countryside Stewardship and record evidence that agreements are being followed in case of inspection.
Collecting aerial imagery using drones allows you to have a new perspective of your farm. Seeing your fields and buildings from above, in much higher resolution than satellite imagery, allows you to see the big picture so that you can spot issues and map where things are. On fieldmargin it is easy to add drone … Continue reading Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance
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 … Continue reading Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis
Use fieldmargin to streamline farm management by planning work across the season and tracking progress as you go. Visualise how you will use your fields, jobs that need to be done (as well as when and by who) and record when they have been completed.
The Sixth Farm Safety Week draws to a close this Sunday. Having kicked off in the UK with HSE releasing figures for accidents and industries on farm for 2017/18 that recorded 33 deaths on farm across Great Britain, making up 20% of all work place deaths, it’s clear that there is still a lot to … Continue reading Farm Safety Week: 4 tips to improve safety on farm