Tag: Mapping

Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs ๐Ÿšœ

Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs ๐Ÿšœ

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 โœ… We know that there are essential … Continue reading Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs ๐Ÿšœ

How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity

How keeping maps and field diaries in one place has given Tierhoek Organic Farm a new sense of unity

Bruce Gilson manages Tierhoek Organic Farm in the Noree Valley โ€“ 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

Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Paul Vergara is Chief Farm Operations Officer at La Donna Fruit Company in Panama. He manages over 160 ha of land including Pineapple production, natural forests, and lakes. Paul has a team of 50 people including two people monitoring the agronomy of the highly valuable crop.  Pineapples are Panama's second most exported product, only behind … Continue reading Attention to detail is key for high quality and yields in pineapples

Farm Safety Week: 4 tips to improve safety on farm

Farm Safety Week: 4 tips to improve safety on farm

The Sixth Farm Safety Week draws to a close this Sunday. Having kicked off in the UK with HSE releasing figures for accidents and industries on farm for 2017/18 that recorded 33 deaths on farm across Great Britain, making up 20% of all work place deaths, itโ€™s clear that there is still a lot to … Continue reading Farm Safety Week: 4 tips to improve safety on farm

New feature: Draw shapes by walking or driving around them

New feature: Draw shapes by walking or driving around them

We have released a new feature on our iOS and Android apps which we have received lots of requests for and that we hope will make mapping your farm quicker and easier.ย You can now draw areas and lines for features or notes by recording your location as you walk or drive around them When you … Continue reading New feature: Draw shapes by walking or driving around them

Digitising drainage maps to prevent waterlogging

Digitising drainage maps to prevent waterlogging

Waterlogging can have a serious impact on crop and pasture health, as well as being an important indicator of other soil health issues. In cereals, waterlogging can cause a reduction in yield of over 40%. Cleaning ditches and clearing outfalls is a simple, cheap and effective method of improving the effectiveness of existing systems. Learn how to use our new Map Upload feature to digitise our maps to help with drainage management.