National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) Conference

Thanks to BASE UK member Steven Jacobs for notifying us about this event which involved several other BASE UK members.  Steven has sent this summary of the event:
Delegates at the largest on-farm event in the organic sector’s calendar were told that immediate action was needed to develop crops which could better handle climate change whilst […]


Our first 2-day conference and AGM held in Stratford Upon Avon on the 7th and 8th February was a great success with approximately 90 members attending on each day and over 70 attending on both days.
Unfortunately Professor Duncan Cameron was ill and unable to attend however David White and Edwin Taylor provided presentations on their […]

Gary Zimmer Visits the UK

Gary Zimmer at Bromborough Estate
Gary Zimmer spoke at Bromborough Estate, Poddington, Northants – on Monday 7th November 2016.
James Warne has kindly provided the following overview of Gary’s talk:
Over 70 BASE-UK members and associates packed into the Shooting Lodge at Bromborough Estate to hear Gary Zimmer speak about his knowledge of biological farming.  Gary spoke for […]

Farm Walk – Toby Baxter 13th July 2016

Toby Baxter hosted a farm walk on 13th July 2016.  The group met at Chavanage Farm near Cirencester and viewed Toby’s direct drilled Linseed, Winter Barley, 1st and 2nd Wheat and Peas.
The Linseed was direct drilled between 10th and 14th May after sheep grazed stubble turnips.  As a point of interest the stubble turnips had a cover crop of Spring […]