Tag: Mapping

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Ventura Brush Goats is a family owned vegetation management and ecological improvement service based in Ventura County, California. They graze fire-breaks and eliminate invasive brush while restoring natural fertility with a herd of goats and sheep. Essentially, you can hire a group of goats in the same way you would hire machinery or herbicide services.  … Continue reading Fighting fire with goats: How Ventura Brush Goats uses fieldmargin to plan their grazing fire breaks

Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs 🚜

Coming soon: Updates to Field Jobs 🚜

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 🚜

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 – 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, it’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. 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