The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) launched on 18th September 2023 for English farmers as part of the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme. It rewards environmentally positive land management practices and and is designed to be more flexible than previous schemes. This article will guide you through the 23 actions available for SFI’23 and ways you … Continue reading Maximise and manage the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) opportunity with fieldmargin
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Regenerative agriculture entails sustainable farming methods that boost soil health, biodiversity, and help sequester carbon. This post explores key regenerative practices including mob grazing, minimizing soil disturbance, cover crops, agroforestry and monitoring soil health. Fieldmargin offers a suite of features that empower farmers to keep accurate records, evaluate their impact, and make data-driven decisions. Whether you're transitioning into regenerative agriculture or looking to optimize your existing practices, learn how Fieldmargin is the essential tool to ensure your sustainable farming efforts are both effective and efficient.
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
Pesticide Check is designed to help farmers and agronomists quickly and easily check the compliance of planned pesticide applications based on the label guidance. This helps to save time and avoid costly errors that can lead to crop damage, contamination, loss of certification or regulatory fines.
Agronomists play a key role in many farms. So much so that some people joke a farmer is more likely to leave their spouse than their agronomist! Working with your agronomist on fieldmargin can save you time by streamlining communications and reducing repetition of work if they set up their recommendations on your farm as … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomist to save time and improve efficiency
As an agronomist, close collaboration with your clients is key to providing them with the support they need to improve farm productivity and meet their business goals. Technology that you, the farmer and the farm team enjoy using can help towards this, and also save time and reduce the opportunity for error. By having all … Continue reading How to use fieldmargin with your Agronomy clients
Deepdale Farm is an arable farm on the North Norfolk Coast. The farm has sandy loam soils and overlooks Brancaster Staithe Harbour, Scolt Head Island and the salt marshes. They produce wheat, barley and beans and also have a tourism business and retail units as well as hosting music and other events such as outdoor theatre. … Continue reading How Deepdale Farm has moved from conventional, intensive production to agroenvironmental farming
Successfully harvesting a crop and getting it out of the field and into the store is a huge relief but maintaining quality once it is in the store is just as important to get the best price and avoid deductions. Monitoring sites can be used for keeping a log of storage checks and measurements You … Continue reading Recording crop storage checks with fieldmargin
Farm records are about more than keeping track of work progress and being able to look back on what’s been done to analyse performance. For an increasing number of farmers they are also a requirement to be able to access certain markets through things like assurance schemes, or even a regulatory requirement. That’s why we … Continue reading NEW: Improved field job records with weather and start/finish times, plus easier editing and operator view
We want to make it quick and easy to update farm records on the go. That is why we are working on some updates that will let you record key details to field jobs as you complete them. Continue reading to learn how! Tick the boxes for records ✅ We know that there are essential … Continue reading Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs 🚜