From 10 ringbinders of maps to one app: how a contractor has streamlined their work with fieldmargin

From 10 ringbinders of maps to one app: how a contractor has streamlined their work with fieldmargin

Rob Boole is a crop spraying contractor and agronomist based in North Wiltshire. His company, Boole Crop Specialists Ltd,  supplies and applies agricultural chemicals and fertilisers. Rob works on over 350 farms and manages the logistics of both his own team and contract workers. He discovered fieldmargin over a year ago and instantly saw its potential as … Continue reading From 10 ringbinders of maps to one app: how a contractor has streamlined their work with fieldmargin

Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Paul Vergara is Chief Farm Operations Officer at La Donna Fruit Company in Panama. He manages over 160 ha of land including Pineapple production, natural forests, and lakes. Paul has a team of 50 people including two people monitoring the agronomy of the highly valuable crop.  Pineapples are Panama's second most exported product, only behind … Continue reading Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Understanding the impact of soil health on crop performance with maps and observations

Understanding the impact of soil health on crop performance with maps and observations

John Twyford redirected his career from business information consulting to organic farming 10 years ago.  He holds an MSc in Organic Framing, is currently an MBA student at Royal Agricultural University and has been using fieldmargin to support his crop monitoring project.  While not part of his studies, John feels that precision agriculture has a … Continue reading Understanding the impact of soil health on crop performance with maps and observations

Not just for farming! Using fieldmargin to manage Sondela Nature Reserve in South Africa

Not just for farming! Using fieldmargin to manage Sondela Nature Reserve in South Africa

Willem Crause is the Property Manager at Sondela Nature Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. The self-contained nature reserve contains a Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Spa, outdoor activities and different accommodation types. Over the past three months, Willem has been using fieldmargin along with his team to keep track of maintenance jobs as well as farming tasks … Continue reading Not just for farming! Using fieldmargin to manage Sondela Nature Reserve in South Africa

Using fieldmargin to design grazing plans at a holistic cattle ranch in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Using fieldmargin to design grazing plans at a holistic cattle ranch in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Eric Perner runs a holistically managed cattle ranch in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA. The ranch is a Hub for the Savory Institute, a global community of ranch owners working together to advance regenerative agriculture. Eric has used fieldmargin to lay out each grazing paddock and help develop his grazing plan optimise usage of available biomass. He has also used the … Continue reading Using fieldmargin to design grazing plans at a holistic cattle ranch in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Using fieldmargin to organise smallholder organic farming in South Africa

Using fieldmargin to organise smallholder organic farming in South Africa

Wayne Adams farms at the Green life Sanctuary, a family run smallholding in South Africa near Johannesburg. They grow a wide range of vegetables organically following IFOAM organic standards which they sell at the local market and a few retailers. He says his customers really appreciate the diversity and quality of his produce. Wayne uses fieldmargin to map … Continue reading Using fieldmargin to organise smallholder organic farming in South Africa

Introducing fieldmargin Pro with satellite imagery analysis

Introducing fieldmargin Pro with satellite imagery analysis

We are excited to announce we are introducing a Pro plan that will give you access to more powerful tools for your farm. To coincide with this we are launching two Pro-only features: Field Health and Map comparison. Pro is available as a monthly subscription and priced based on your farm’s area at just £5 per 100 hectares per month.

How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

Kieran Walsh is a Regional Agronomist at Velcourt & Agronomist for Hands Free Hectare, in the UK. He keeps an open mind to all sources of new technologies that can help growers and agronomists explore and maximise efficient ways of crop production, one of those platforms is fieldmargin. Kieran uses satellite imagery from fieldmargin's Field … Continue reading How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona

Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona

Jaco Theron is a farm manager in Arizona, his main product is alfalfa. In Arizona, they have a lot of sunshine but water is scarce. As a result optimising irrigation management is very important for the success of his crops. If irrigation is too low growth is limited but if irrigation is too high the … Continue reading Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona