As fieldmargin grows, more and more sugar cane producers are contacting us to help them improve their record keeping. Sugar cane is a tall grass that is used for sugar production. Sugar cane is grown in warm tropical areas of the world, with Brazil, India, Thailand, China, and Australia as the leading global producers of … Continue reading Using fieldmargin for sugar cane production records
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Agronomists play a key role in many farms. So much so that some people joke a farmer is more likely to leave their spouse than their agronomist! Working with your agronomist on fieldmargin can save you time by streamlining communications and reducing repetition of work if they set up their recommendations on your farm as … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomist to save time and improve efficiency
As an agronomist, close collaboration with your clients is key to providing them with the support they need to improve farm productivity and meet their business goals. Technology that you, the farmer and the farm team enjoy using can help towards this, and also save time and reduce the opportunity for error. By having all … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomy clients
This article outlines how you can use fieldmargin to help with mapping out environmental stewardship plans for things like subsidies, Countryside Stewardship or Biodiversity Net Gain and then how you can keep records of management such as establishment, inputs used, grazing and keep photographic evidence.
Nutrient management planning matches nutrients in inputs such as fertilizers and organic manures to crop demand. Good nutrient management is one of the keys to farm profitability. It is also important for your audit records and compliance with regulations. Plants need a range of nutrients in order to grow and maximise yield. The key macronutrients to look at for crops … Continue reading Using fieldmargin for nutrient management and planning
Crop rotations have been at the center of agricultural systems throughout history. The right rotation can improve soil nutrition, breaks pest and disease cycles, and improves weed control. They can also be used to minimize a field’s average rate of erosion. AHDB Knowledge Exchange Manager Paul Hill says: “There’s nothing new about looking at rotations … Continue reading How fieldmargin can make rotation planning more simple
Combines are rolling in the UK as harvest 2022 gets off to an early start with dry weather keeping drying costs at bay. However, the low moisture contents are causing problems for some growers SOURCE). Dry weather has seen rapid progress with the winter barley harvest, with more than 69% harvests completed during July in England, … Continue reading Keep on top of your harvest with yield reports on fieldmargin
Successfully harvesting a crop and getting it out of the field and into the store is a huge relief but maintaining quality once it is in the store is just as important to get the best price and avoid deductions. Monitoring sites can be used for keeping a log of storage checks and measurements You … Continue reading Recording crop storage checks with fieldmargin
Harvest is one of the most busy and stressful times of year on any arable farm. With new people on the farm, temperamental kit and long hours to contend with (not to mention the weather!) it pays to be prepared. Here are our top 8 tips to help your harvest run smoothly. 1. Make sure people know … Continue reading 8 tips to keep your harvest running smoothly
Tracking your costs is more important than ever. Read five ways recording your costs throughout the season can help.