BASE-UK at Groundswell 2018

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 […]

Tributes to Jim Bullock, President

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 […]

Jim Bullock – President

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 […]


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 […]

Frédéric Thomas Visits BASE UK

Frédéric Thomas has been invited to join us again in November.  He is the founder of BASE France, a farmer and world authority on Conservation Agriculture and has just completed another extensive educational trip to North America.
As many of our new members are in the northern part of the UK this will give an opportunity for […]