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CONFERENCE AND AGM 2017

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 days. Unfortunately Professor Duncan Cameron was … Continue reading

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Now on Twitter

BASE-UK is now on Twitter.  Follow us for live updates from the upcoming Conference and AGM.

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Farm Walk Report – Courtesy of Simon Porter at Penn Croft Farms Ltd, Hampshire.

We had about 18 people join us for this farm walk held on 31st October 2016.  Some were farmers and their agronomists from Hampshire who are not yet BASE UK members while others were BASE members who came from as … Continue reading

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Joel Salatin – Conservation Agriculture for Arable and Livestock Farmers

BASE UK was delighted that Joel Salatin joined us on Saturday 26th November 2016 at Stareton Hall, NAEC, Stoneleigh after what was for him an exhausting week of travel and talking! Tim Parton, BASE UK Member has provided the following … Continue reading

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Gary Zimmer Visits the UK

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Edwin Taylor – Farm Walk, Shotley Bridge, Consett

Edwin Taylor hosted a farm walk on the 18th July 2016 at his farm near Consett, Northumberland.  Edwin showed his group the BASE-UK trial plot which is part direct drilled, part drilled into ploughing.  A good discussion was had by … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE – BASE-UK AGM 7th and 8th February 2017

BASE-UK AGM – FINAL FEW DAYS TO BOOK. For the first time this will be a two-day event to be held on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th February 2017 at The Alverston Manor Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon. There will be … Continue reading

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Dr. Kristine Nichols

Introducing Dr. Kristine Nichols, Chief Scientist. Kris Nichols comes to Rodale Institute after working as a Soil Microbiologist with the USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory (NGPRL) in Mandan, ND for over seven years. Dr. Nichols … Continue reading

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Frederic Thomas November 2013 Presentations

The presentations by Frederic Thomas to BASE-UK members in Northamptonshire have been added to the resources section. Members have been emailed a password. Direct link for members: http://base-uk-frederic-thomas-presentations-november-2013

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