If you are in England you can set up your digital farm map on fieldmargin in a couple of minutes by importing field boundaries from the Rural Payment Agency. All you need is access to a computer and your Single Business Identifier (SBI) number. It's so fast that you can go from a blank canvas … Continue reading Map your farm using RPA field boundaries
Use fieldmargin to streamline farm management by planning work across the season and tracking progress as you go. Visualise how you will use your fields, jobs that need to be done (as well as when and by who) and record when they have been completed.
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
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...
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
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.
Familiar sight? It’s all too easy to end up with a desk buried in papers. Letters and invoices from suppliers, jotted notes and requests from the rest of the team on the farm quickly build up. With precious little time free to sort and file everything the clutter builds up. Here are some of our … Continue reading 3 steps to clearing your farm office clutter
We are excited to announce that you can now import data from your John Deere machinery to your fieldmargin account. When you go to the fieldmargin web app and click on ‘Import fields’ on the features tab you will see an option to connect your MyJohnDeere™ account. This allows us to import field boundaries that you have set up in the John Deere Operations Center to your fieldmargin farm as features.
Harvest is one of the most busy and stressful times of year on any arable farm. With new people on the farm, temperamental kit and long hours to contend with (not to mention the weather!) it pays to be prepared.
“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