Dr Jonathan Lundgren

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 […]

Farm Walk Hosted by Angus Gowthorpe

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 Member Success – Soil Farmer of the Year Competition

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 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 […]