Bruce Gilson manages Tierhoek Organic Farm in the Noree Valley – not too far from Robertson in the Western Cape. The farm has around 40 ha in production, with the remainder of the 1660 hectares being wild mountain. Bruce has been using fieldmargin on his operation since 2020. Tierhoek Farm has been organic since 2000, … Continue reading How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity
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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
We have been speaking to a lot of farmers. Of the many hard things about farming, paperwork and bureaucracy seem to be the cause of the biggest headaches. Millions of acres of land and hundreds of thousands of people work every day to produce crops, meat and dairy in the UK. However, farmers today are … Continue reading Pushing the boundaries
Although not exhibiting this year, the fieldmargin team made the trip from London to Cambridgeshire for Cereals 2016 last week. It was a particularly exciting trip for the newer members of the team, and was a great opportunity to talk to farmers and agronomists about the fieldmargin app. Our new recruits were particularly enthralled with … Continue reading Cereals 2016
The UK has rich history of farming. Millions of acres of land and hundreds of thousands of people work every day to produce crops, meat and dairy, just as it has been for hundreds of years. However, farming in the UK is now in crisis. The number of farms are declining, we are importing … Continue reading Why Open Data is the key to innovation in farming
We are delighted to have been invited to speak at Agri-Expo 2016 on the 2nd March. Agri-Expo is a fast growing, land-based industry show for the South East of England and beyond. Manufacturers, machinery dealers and other companies directly involved in agriculture have been quick to support the show and have made it one of … Continue reading We’ll be at Agri-Expo 2016!
There is so much going on in the farming world, it can be hard to keep up. We've chosen our top 5 stories from the past week for the inaugural fieldmargin farming news round up. Farmer awarded landmark settlement after his farm was deliberately flooded A Yorkshire farmer has been awarded compensation after his land … Continue reading Farming News Round-Up