Matt Leach and his wife Charmaine own a 430 acre cattle farm which is on the Buchan river, Australia. They produce grass-fed Angus beef cattle on predominantly summer pastures. They have only had the property for two years and have been working hard to improve it, with further changes planned! Originally developed in Scotland in … Continue reading Keeping track of grazing rest periods from your mobile
If you work with livestock, you know the value of creating and maintaining high-quality pasture. High quality, nutritious pasture leads to healthier animals. Well managed pasture also sequesters carbon by increasing soil organic matter, which is good for the planet and for your soils. Soil health is a key consideration. But how to improve it? … Continue reading Monitor pasture health and record fertiliser inputs with fieldmargin
We are thrilled to share with you the first iteration of our new tools for livestock management. This will allow you to keep track of the number of animals and their location on your farm as well as a history of when your fields were grazed. Herd locations appear on the map as colour-coded markers … Continue reading Introducing Livestock and Grazing management
Measuring grass growth using satellite imagery provides a cost-effective method for improving grazing management. Sam Newington has been testing fieldmargin's Field Health for monitoring pasture health at his organic beef farm in Sussex. He believes that using precision agriculture will improve the quality of his produce and the efficiency of his farm. He collects grass … Continue reading Monitoring pasture health using satellite imagery
When talking to our users it’s become clear that fields are special. That’s why we are have given them a big upgrade. They now have their own section on our web and mobile apps and new functionality with more to come in the next few months...