Tag: precision agriculture

Introducing fieldmargin Pro with satellite imagery analysis

Introducing fieldmargin Pro with satellite imagery analysis

We are excited to announce we are introducing a Pro plan that will give you access to more powerful tools for your farm. To coincide with this we are launching two Pro-only features: Field Health and Map comparison. Pro is available as a monthly subscription and priced based on your farm’s area at just £5 per 100 hectares per month.

How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

Kieran Walsh is a Regional Agronomist at Velcourt & Agronomist for Hands Free Hectare, in the UK. He keeps an open mind to all sources of new technologies that can help growers and agronomists explore and maximise efficient ways of crop production, one of those platforms is fieldmargin. Kieran uses satellite imagery from fieldmargin's Field … Continue reading How a UK Agronomist is using NDVI analysis in practical ways

Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona

Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona

Jaco Theron is a farm manager in Arizona, his main product is alfalfa. In Arizona, they have a lot of sunshine but water is scarce. As a result optimising irrigation management is very important for the success of his crops. If irrigation is too low growth is limited but if irrigation is too high the … Continue reading Using satellite imagery to reduce water use and improve crop performance in drought-stricken Arizona

Monitoring pasture health using satellite imagery

Monitoring pasture health using satellite imagery

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

Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Collecting aerial imagery using drones allows you to have a new perspective of your farm. Seeing your fields and buildings from above, in much higher resolution than satellite imagery, allows you to see the big picture so that you can spot issues and map where things are. On fieldmargin it is easy to add drone … Continue reading Using drone imagery to help understand farm performance

Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis

Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis

No matter what size your farm is, collecting and making the most of your farm data is incredibly valuable. The more information you have,the more you can make decisions tailored to your farm’s specific needs. New data collection tools provide farmers with an exciting opportunity to take a step back and examine what productivity and sustainable … Continue reading Farm Data Collection, Storage and Analysis