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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If you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen us getting a bit excited earlier in the week about Agri-Innovation Den – farming’s answer to Dragon's Den (with slightly less scary judges!). We applied to Agri-Innovation den back in June, and were incredibly honoured to find out that we had made it to the finals. … Continue reading Agri-Innovation Den
We're incredibly excited to say that the fieldmargin app is now available to download on the Apple App Store! Fear not, Android users - we'll be releasing fieldmargin to the Google Play Store in the next few weeks. The team here at fieldmargin have been working hard over the past few months to make sure the … Continue reading fieldmargin is available to download!
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