Farm Walk Hosted by Angus Gowthorpe

Angus Gowthorpe – BASE-UK Member, who was recently awarded second place in the Soil Farmer of the Year 2018 competition held by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit held a farm walk on the 3rd July 2018 at Approach Farm which organised by Becky Wilson of Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit (FCCT). The walk was also open to […]

BASE UK TRIP TO SCOTLAND

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 […]

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 […]