Gavin Flowers works on Oakleigh farm in the KwaZulu-Natal midland in South Africa, close to Mooiriver. The farm is kept busy producing between 3500 - 5000 mini round bales (approx 2 square bales per mini round) a season. Last season Gavin was able to use fieldmargin to track field notes, harvesting dates, and record yields of … Continue reading How record keeping with fieldmargin mobile app has helped hay bale production in the KwaZulu-Natal midland’s, South Africa
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“The app that farmers have been waiting for” learn how our farmers are using fieldmargin to save time and money
fieldmargin is built to be flexible so it works for different types of agriculture including arable crops, livestock (sheep and cattle), horticulture, vineyards and forestry. Trusted by thousands of farms in over 170 countries from smallholders to large contractors we always love to hear from our users. Click the links below to read a little … Continue reading “The app that farmers have been waiting for” learn how our farmers are using fieldmargin to save time and money
Coming up: Sub-fields – a little teaser
Sub-fields will let you temporarily divide a field that you have mapped in fieldmargin. This blog outlines some of the ways that this feature can be used. You can use sub-fields to measure out areas for different uses to keep more accurate records. This will let you record different crops, have multiple treatment areas and keep … Continue reading Coming up: Sub-fields – a little teaser
What features fieldmargin released in 2020 🚀
With the many challenges that came with 2020, we should all take pride in what we have been able to achieve this year. One of the many things that the pandemic and ongoing global crisis has highlighted to the world is how important farming and farmers are to everyone’s day-to-day life. 2020 was a productive … Continue reading What features fieldmargin released in 2020 🚀
“The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records with fieldmargin”
Andre Christie-Smith farms on 4700 ha in Kleiheuwel, situated near L’Agulhas in the Western Cape’s Overberg region. Kleiheuwel Trust is one of the oldest Merino farms in South Africa and produces high quality fine wool in a sustainable and ethically responsible way. The farm is non-mulesed and RWS (Responsible Wool Standard) certified, running between 4500 and … Continue reading “The more I use fieldmargin, the more I want to use it”: how Andre Christie-Smith keeps RWS certification records with fieldmargin”
Introducing Field Job sub-tasks: check off your fields as you complete them
We've been working on a simpler way to complete Field Jobs across multiple fields. With this new update each field on a job acts as a sub-task and you can check off your fields as you complete them. Now there's no need to set up multiple jobs on fieldmargin when you are applying the same … Continue reading Introducing Field Job sub-tasks: check off your fields as you complete them
You can now get directions to your fields!
You’ve told us being able to easily direct yourself or others to your fields is vital to improving efficiency of your farm operation. Using GPS for directions between farms or fields is an essential for contractors, agronomists and field consultants. So we’ve added the option to get directions to the field on fieldmargin you … Continue reading You can now get directions to your fields!
Notes and Tasks have merged together!
Now you can mark a Note as to-do as you create it. This replaces the separate process of making a task. Notes are for day-to-day recording of information. A record of something you’ve done, an observation in the field, a problem or a reminder of information you may want to refer to later. By adding a … Continue reading Notes and Tasks have merged together!
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?