02 June 2023
App extends capabilities.
RELIEF from the headache of pesticide compliance checks is the latest promise from farm management app fieldmargin.
The record-keeping and decision-support app has further expanded its feature list by incorporating a pesticide checking database, helping growers and agronomists to double-check that a proposed application meets current regulations.
“Despite the complexity underpinning it, we’ve made this an easy-to-use new feature that should make a lot of difference not only to the average time-poor grower but also improve communication and interaction between farmers and advisers,” said Camilla Hayselden-Ashby, fieldmargin’s Head of Product.
“It puts tools previously only available to the biggest farms and agronomy companies within affordable reach of the everyday grower. When you’re having to juggle weather windows, crop-walking, agronomist recommendations and paperwork, there’s always the risk of error.
“At worst, it could lead to costly crop damage or a fine, but even a relatively minor change to a label can result in loss of certification. It’s easy to overlook a label change, especially if chemical stock is carried over from a previous season.”
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