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, […]
Some impressive root growth on Zyatt wheat drilled on Sept 26th. Seed dressing was Manganese and Zinc.
David White of Hawk Mill Farm, Cambridgeshire hosted a BASE-UK member farm walk and writes:
“Pinch, punch, first of the month and its my BASE-UK farm walk, and its raining, and my RTK office/meeting room on the farm was double […]
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 […]
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 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 […]