Harvest is one of the most busy times of year on the farm. It can also be the most stressful, with new people on the farm, temperamental kit and long hours to contend with (not to mention the weather!) This year’s harvest has brought the additional challenges of working with Covid-19 restrictions and the possibility … Continue reading 10 tips for harvesting success
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This year, standing straw prices in the UK could be 15-20% higher than last year – with yields expected to be extremely variable because of the challenging weather. Getting the basics right for hay and silage making will boost your farm’s productivity and efficiency which helps your bottom line. fieldmargin makes communication between the field … Continue reading Using fieldmargin to collect your hay, silage and baling data
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
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 ✨
Whatever the size of the task getting a plan in the diary is a start. Keeping an active to-do list means that you and your team can keep track of ongoing work. With fieldmargin it can also be used to automatically produce reports. In this guide we will introduce you to your activity list, describe … Continue reading Improving team work with a mobile to-do list
“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