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MEMBER MEETING WITH ERIC HEGGER OF NOVACROP

Posted October, 14th, 2021

Part 1 of 2 - meeting with Eric Hegger of NovaCropControl.

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MEMBER MEETINGS WITH ERIC HEGGER ON 14TH AND 21ST OCTOBER 2021

Posted October, 11th, 2021

PDF of presentation attached.

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JACKIE STROUD ASKS - ARE EARTHWORM MIDDENS BIOLOGICAL HOTSPOTS?

Posted September, 27th, 2021

Jackie Stroud invites BASE-UK members to take part in an experiment to advance the science earthworm monitoring in arable systems. She is looking to recruit 25 people who will do the paired (midden and non-midden area) sampling in their best and worst fields. It is digging two soil pits within a few metres of each for each field and the estimated the time commitment to be 30 to 60 minutes. She will share the results at our AGM Conference in February 2022. Keep reading for more information.

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BEACONS OF EXCELLENCE - LEAF PROJECT

Posted September, 16th, 2021

An invitation to become involved in a new project by LEAF

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PROJECT LAMPORT VISIT - JULY 2021

Posted August, 12th, 2021

Thanks to Niall Anderson for helping to arrange this members visit to Agrovista's Project Lamport trial field on 20th July 2021.

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REVIEW OF MEMBER FARM WALKS JULY 2021

Posted August, 11th, 2021

David White has managed to attend several recent BASE-UK Member farm walks - here are some of his observations and photographs.

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BASE-UK MEMBER VISIT HELD ON TUESDAY THE 6TH JULY 2021 TO FIFE

Posted August, 11th, 2021

Hosted by Jonnie Balfour and David Aglen at Balbirnie Home Farms and Doug Christie at Durie Farms. Around 20 people were in attendance. Both farms have a mix of cattle and crops.

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PHILIP BRADSHAW FEATURES IN BRITISH FARMER AND GROWER MAGAZINE

Posted July, 15th, 2021

Philip Bradshaw, BASE-UK Member has been featured in the NFU British Farmer and Grower magazine. Here is the article.

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MEETING WITH DEFRA - E.L.M AND SFI

Posted July, 12th, 2021

On Friday 9th July 2021 members met with Catherine Boyd, Head of Engagement for E.L.M and Sam Dovey, Senior Policy Advisor from the SFI Team.

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DR KRIS NICHOLS - JUNE 8 2021 - REGENERATING SOIL TO CONNECT THE SOIL AND GUT MICROBES FOR ANIMALS.

Posted June, 9th, 2021

Dr Nichols joined us for the third members meeting to discuss how in response to herbivory or other stressors, plants stimulate soil microbes to provide the atomic and/or amino acid building blocks to form biomolecules such as antioxidants and polyphenolics.

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JOEL WILLIAMS - SOIL ORGANIC MATTER - THURSDAY 3RD JUNE 2021

Posted June, 4th, 2021

Joel Williams joined members for the last of four meetings to discuss soil organic matter

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DR KRIS NICHOLS - MAY 25 2021 - REGENERATING SOIL TO BIOLOGICALLY-MANAGE FERTILITY

Posted May, 27th, 2021

Dr Kris Nichols - May 25 2021 - Regenerating Soil to Biologically-Manage Fertility and Build Resilience to Against Pests and Diseases.

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