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.
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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
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
Waterlogging can have a serious impact on crop and pasture health, as well as being an important indicator of other soil health issues. In cereals, waterlogging can cause a reduction in yield of over 40%. Cleaning ditches and clearing outfalls is a simple, cheap and effective method of improving the effectiveness of existing systems. Learn how to use our new Map Upload feature to digitise our maps to help with drainage management.
Familiar sight? It’s all too easy to end up with a desk buried in papers. Letters and invoices from suppliers, jotted notes and requests from the rest of the team on the farm quickly build up. With precious little time free to sort and file everything the clutter builds up. Here are some of our … Continue reading 3 steps to clearing your farm office clutter
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.