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Environmental Mapping

Plan, map, record.
Combine all aspects of crop production and environmental management with our interactive mapping tool.
 


There is now a greater requirement for farmers and land managers to demonstrate sustainability and the Agriculture Act 2020 emphasises the value of on-farm natural capital assets and the protection of our ecosystem services.

With subsidy reform introducing a 'payments by results' format for environmental stewardship, this provides new opportunities. However, planning a scheme for the first time or amending existing agri-environment projects can feel daunting. 

To help you meet this challenge, we've developed a unique tool that marries your environmental management plans with your crop production activity.

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Take a whole-farm approach

Our online environment manager tool puts all the planning, mapping, record-keeping and monitoring at your fingertips. Developed with input from precision farming experts at SOYL, the tool supports farmers, land managers and gamekeepers to implement stewardship agreements, conservation projects and sporting activities, as well as record and monitor any natural capital assets on farm.

Available within Frontier's MyFarm platform, the tool combines satellite photography and an interactive map layer to bring together all of your environmental projects and crop production data. Gone are the days of mounting paperwork, hand drawn plans and laborious application submissions - you can now compile everything digitally and in once place.


1.  Update Farm Environment Records or Countryside Stewardship agreements using the same legends as RPA documents

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2.  Explore and test a range of scenarios and plans to suit your different projects or environmental scheme requirements 

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3.  Plan every aspect of your sporting activity, from pegs to conservation plots

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4.  Build a 'natural capital' asset map of your business and record your progress

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5.  Ensure compliance and prepare for inspections - with the ability to save notes and sync photos from SOYL's field-scouting app, iSOYLscout, you can easily evidence timelines of activity and ongoing management

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6.  Make more informed decisions and ensure your environmental projects complement existing crop production goals by incorporating additional farm data, such as nutrient and profitability maps from within MySOYL 

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Subscription

Our environment manager tool is part of MySOYL which is a subscription-based application within Frontier's farm management platform, MyFarm

As well as a suite of other features, the tool is available to anyone with a Gold MySOYL package for £350 p/a.

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Access

Users can access the environment manager tool from a desktop, or from an iPad when working remotely.

Shared access to the subscription can be provided to large teams and all maps, plans and records can be exported to support collaborative working.

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Support

While the tool gives you complete control of your projects, we know the importance of good advice too.

Our advisors are always on hand to help with anything, from initial planning right through to crop establishment. We also have a dedicated 24/7 digital support team.

 

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If you'd like to know more about our environment manager tool or
for help setting up a subscription, please get in touch.

 

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Get the most from MyFarm

myfarmOnce you activate a MySOYL subscription to access our environment manager tool, you'll also gain access to other MyFarm applications for free. Each area of MyFarm is designed to support different aspects of your farm business, meaning you can bring together multiple elements for a whole-farm picture. For example, as you use our tool you might want to make use of the MyAccount area - here, you can review seed orders, log invoices and save any contracts too. Click here to learn more about the platform.

Supporting your Countryside Stewardship commitments

CS folder Developed to be used alongside our environment manager tool, our Countryside Stewardship agreement folder helps you simplify the management of any existing or new stewardship agreements. The package, coupled with the support of our advisors, ensures your agreement is efficiently collated in a single place to support with compliance and record-keeping.

SOYL precision: Detailed analysis to help you make informed decisions

soylSOYL's precision farming services and technical experts can provide you with a whole range of insight. Precision technology such as electrical conductivity scanning, GPS sampling, analysis and mapping can help you determine how to get the best from the land you manage. Click here to find out more.

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