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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 far as Kent and the Cotswolds.
A good discussion was had over lunch as to the […]
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 comment on the day:
“What a day listening to Joel! From start to finish I found him […]
Gary Zimmer at Bromborough Estate
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 hear Gary Zimmer speak about his knowledge of biological farming. Gary spoke for […]
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 […]
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 all on the merits of direct drilling.
Farm Walk at Edwin Taylor
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 plenty of opportunity to network over lunchtimes and during dinner on Tuesday evening.
Speakers will include:
Tuesday 7th February:
BASE-UK attended the inaugural Groundswell No Till Show on 30th June 2016 and offered refreshments as well as an opportunity for members and non-members to gather and discuss the day’s events. Speakers, including Steve Townsend, a BASE-UK member, were inspirational and thought provoking.
John Cherry, also a member of BASE-UK, hosted the event which was attended […]
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 received Bachelor of Science degrees in Plant Biology and in Genetics and Cell Biology from the University […]