We spoke to Marc Willis, Station Manager of UPL’s UK field testing site, Shray Hill, about the realities of running field trials and how his team have integrated fieldmargin into their work. UPL manufactures and markets agrochemical products and seeds, with an increasing focus onBiosolutions. They are a truly international business, selling in over 130 … Continue reading Agricultural Research & Development Station Manager, Marc Willis, on integrating fieldmargin into a testing site
Tracking your costs is more important than ever. Read five ways recording your costs throughout the season can help.
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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Steven Putter runs the Moringa Development Corporation, a project helping smallholder farmers in Zambia, where malnutrition rates are some of the worst in Africa, to grow the highly nutritious Moringa tree. He provides training to small-holder farmers for integrated organic bio-intensive farming techniques. Steven’s vision is that this will allow farmers to produce more nutrient-dense … Continue reading How the Moringa Development Corporation helps smallholders in Zambia adopt new farming practices with fieldmargin
See where your team is on the map A lot of conversations on farms centre on two questions: “Where are you?” and “How are you getting on with that job?”. We realised that “I’m halfway across the second field, near to the telegraph pole” is not an effective way to share that information. Team Radar … Continue reading Introducing Team Radar
Introducing two new features that will help give an overview of what is happening on your farm by showing where your team and machinery are: Team Radar and Vehicle Locations.
Communicating with your team just got easier thanks to Farm Chat; an instant messaging group for everyone on your farm. Discuss plans, share information, pictures and ask questions quickly alongside the rest of your farm’s information. Having work and conversations in a single place saves time and effort. No need for back and forth to coordinate when … Continue reading Introducing Farm Chat: an instant messenger group for your farm
“Using fieldmargin has made everything quicker. Now we can use fieldmargin to go out and check areas in the field rather than having to use a tapemeasure. Also because everyone is on it any queries can be logged then and there rather than waiting until you get back to the farm office.” - Kate, Hertfordshire Farmer
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