The plan to have Dr Jonathan Lundgren visit BASE-UK took over a year to come to fruition following a postponement from our original date in March 2018. There was then the threat of a blizzard in Sioux Falls on the day Jon was travelling, a lightning strike to the aeroplane from Chicago resulting in a […]
The BASE-UK AGM Conference will be held on 5th and 6th February 2019.
VENUE: The Haycock Hotel, Wansford, Nr Peterborough PE8 6JA
The proposed programme is as follows but not necessarily in the order laid out and is subject to change:
Tuesday 5th February
Audrey Litterick – Maintaining and enhancing soil health – the importance of a multi-point approach.
BASE UK French Farm Tour 6th to 8th November 2018.
David White arranged for BASE-UK members to take a trip to France as a follow up on Victor Leforestier’s AGM presentation and 6 members took up the opportunity. David has sent the following report:
A slowish drive down the M11/25/20 turned out as predicted.
Richard Harding, my observer, […]
BASE-UK is delighted to be hosting Dr Jonathan Lundgren of Bluedasher Farm, South Dakota, USA from the 3rd to 5th December 2018.
BOOK NOW – BASIS AND NROSO POINTS AVAILABLE. Closing date 28th November 2018.
Jon is a world-renowned expert and award-winning scientist in the fields of agroecology and risk assessment. He was a top scientist with […]
BASE-UK Members have once again had success in the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit Soil Farmer of the Year Competition for 2018 with Angus Gowthorpe taking runner-up and Will Steel placed third and awarded highly commended due to exemplary soil management is Simon Drury, also a finalist. Congratulations to all of them!
This competition aims to find […]
BASE-UK will once again have a stand at the Groundswell No-Till Show on 27th and 28th June 2018. We look forward to welcoming members and non-members to our stand.
Groundswell, the first UK show and conference wholly focused on no-till techniques, soil regeneration and the value of livestock in arable and mixed farming situations is back […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The BASE UK Conference and AGM will be held on the 6th and 7th February 2018 at The Alverston Manor Hotel, Clopton Bridge, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire.
Further to feedback from our 2017 event, we have concentrated on more farmer led speakers and will hold a “Question Time” panel during the afternoon of the 6th. Speakers […]