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Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

The Kitzretter project in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Germany is saving many baby deer from an early death and using fieldmargin to help co-ordinate their work.  Every year tens of thousands of fawns are inadvertently killed by harvesting equipment while they're hiding in tall grass. The problem is that the deer often hide their fawns in tall fields … Continue reading Using fieldmargin to protect young deer from combine harvesters

Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) are areas designated as being at risk from agricultural nitrate pollution. When you are farming on an NVZ there’s a limit on the amount of manufactured fertiliser and crop-available nitrogen from organic manure that you can apply to most crops each year. In England they include about 55% of land (Source), … Continue reading Farming in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone – What are the rules and how can you stay compliant?

“I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA

“I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA

Willie Liebenberg works on a farm near Klipfontyn that grows Wheat, Barley and Canola.  The farm also has paddocks for sheep and they run pivots in the summer.  Willie has been farming for over 12 years and he has been using fieldmargin for almost two years for farm planning and annual records.   “I have used … Continue reading “I really like using fieldmargin – being able to keep everything about the farm together and separated by year is really important” Willie Liebenberg, Klipfontyn, SA

A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

Farmers face more distractions than your average office workers - escaped cows, sudden storms, slug infestations... we could go on! Whatever the size of your operation the best way to manage your farm effectively is to have everyone on the same page. The unpredictable nature of farm work makes having an organised and active job sheet even more … Continue reading A job list accessible wherever you are – no need to type up completed job sheets ever again!

Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs

Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs

Having good reports is important for farms of all sizes but it shouldn’t take hours of your time to achieve. With Field Jobs, keeping up-to-date and accurate records for your fields can be done in seconds from your phone or PC. Easy accessible data will help you build on success over time and understand methods to reduce input … Continue reading Getting started streamlining farm planning and reporting with Field Jobs