Guardians of the Grasslands

On 22nd October at 8.00pm, our Members Meeting is a short film called “Guardians of the Grassland” which will be followed by a Q&A session with two of the participants. This film is being hosted by The Farming Forum and the Continue Reading

Carabid Beetles for Sustainable Agriculture – Kelly Jowett

We will be holding an online meeting at 7.00 pm on Thursday 9th July for BASE-UK members with Kelly Jowett from Rothamsted Research, whom some of you may already had contact with regarding her current research. Kelly Jowett is a Continue Reading

BASE-UK Member Visit to Lamport Project – 4th February 2020

Review by David White – On February 4th a hardy group of around 20 Base members attended the third visit we have had to Agrovista’s Blackgrass Systems site at Lamport in Northants. The hillside side field was cold and windy Continue Reading

SOIL HUBS AT CROPTEC SHOW 2019

BASE-UK and The Direct Driller Magazine are hosting Soil Hubs at Croptec on 27th and 28th November. The schedule for the Soil Hub sessions are: 27th November 10.40am – 11.30am | Hub 1 – “Livestock in the Arable Rotation” – Continue Reading

BASE-UK Member Visit to Rothamsted Research Center, Harpenden on 9th May 2019

We were very pleased to receive an invitation from Dr Jackie Stroud for BASE-UK members to spend an afternoon at Rothamsted on May 9th as a follow up from her talk at our AGM Conference in February 2019. Jackie will Continue Reading

BASE-UK – MEMBER VISIT TO AGROVISTA’S LAMPORT PROJECT TRIALS ON 8TH APRIL 2019.

David White arranged this visit following an invitation from David Purdy and on behalf of our members who were able to attend, our grateful thanks go to David Purdy for hosting us as well as Craig Morgan, Niall Atkinson and Continue Reading

DR JONATHAN LUNDGREN – INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER!

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 Continue Reading

AGM CONFERENCE 2019

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 Continue Reading