The BASE-UK AGM Conference held on the 6th and 7th February 2018 in Stratford Upon Avon was a great success.
James Warne has kindly written a summary:
Notes from a large conference…   A report on the BASE-UK AGM & Conference – 6th & 7th February 2018.
Over 70 people packed into the Cedar Room on the morning of […]

Tributes to Jim Bullock, President

Steve Townsend – BASE-UK Vice Chairman/Treasurer, colleague and friend along with contributions from many BASE-UK Members has written:
Agriculture lost a true Gentleman on the 17 January with the passing of Jim Bullock.
Jim was a deceptively tall and shy man which I think was partly responsible for his nervous laughter which become as much of him […]

Jim Bullock – President

It is with great sadness that we announce that Jim Bullock, BASE-UK President has passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Jim was a founder member of BASE-UK and his loss will leave a massive gap in the organisation especially at Committee meetings where his knowledge, connections and enthusiasm were a huge bonus.  His warmth […]


BASE UK held a trip to Scotland on 30th and 31st October 2017 to visit some of their members’ farms.  This is a report from Jock McFarlane.
I heard about the Scottish trip through my neighbour Ben Barron who forwarded me the email with the itinerary. I contacted Rebecca and invited myself as his guest!
Scotland October […]

Frédéric Thomas Visits BASE UK

Frédéric Thomas has been invited to join us again in November.  He is the founder of BASE France, a farmer and world authority on Conservation Agriculture and has just completed another extensive educational trip to North America.
As many of our new members are in the northern part of the UK this will give an opportunity for […]

Groundswell No-Till Show 2017

We spent two very busy days at the second Groundswell No Till Show on the 28th and 29th June.  Whilst the weather on the Wednesday turned rather cold and wet (especially compared to the 30 degrees the previous week!) there was a good footfall through the stand on this first Livestock day.  There was a […]