Our tips for preparing for the new season to make it as successful as possible. Includes, adding cropping to your farm map, planning work, sharing with your team, tracking data and using NDVI imagery.
Fieldmargin was built from scratch by farmers, for farmers. We are dedicated to remaining an independent business, providing an invaluable service to our growing community of farmers. Advertising isn’t for us. Selling your data isn’t our business. As we continue to grow, we find ourselves entering the phase where we need to properly address our … Continue reading Introducing Essentials – a new pricing plan. A message from CEO, Rob Carter
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.
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?
Unfortunately farming has a poor safety record when compared to other sectors of the economy. Together we need to work on raising awareness and reducing the risk of harm. With this in mind here are our 4 tips for ways that you can help yourself and other people on the farm stay safe. 1. Stay … Continue reading Farm Safety: 4 tips to improve safety on farm with fieldmargin
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 ✨
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
Charl Botha is a livestock farmer near Britstown, South Africa. He farms 35,000 ha with 8,000 ewes and 200 cattle. He uses fieldmargin to record rainfall and monitor animal locations to track data and help manage the severe drought conditions. “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.”
Whatever the size of the task getting a plan in the diary is a start. Keeping an active to-do list means that you and your team can keep track of ongoing work. With fieldmargin it can also be used to automatically produce reports. In this guide we will introduce you to your activity list, describe … Continue reading Improving team work with a mobile to-do list
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!