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GLYPHOSATE - VIDEO BY JAKE FREESTONE.

Posted November, 2nd, 2017

Jake Freestone, BASE UK Member, has produced a video regarding the use of Glyphosate, explaining why and how it is crucial to Conservation Agriculture and no-till practices. Please see the link below: Jake Freestone on Glyphosate

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GROUNDSWELL NO-TILL SHOW 2017

Posted July, 20th, 2017

We spent two very busy days at the second Groundswell No Till Show on the 28th and 29th June. Whilst the weather on the Wednesday turned rather cold and wet (especially compared to the 30 degrees the previous week!) there

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NATIONAL ORGANIC COMBINABLE CROPS (NOCC) CONFERENCE

Posted July, 20th, 2017

Thanks to BASE UK member Steven Jacobs for notifying us about this event which involved several other BASE UK members. Steven has sent this summary of the event: Delegates at the largest on-farm event in the organic sector’s calendar were

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BASE MEMBERS TAKE FCCT SOIL FARMER OF YEAR AGAIN

Posted June, 16th, 2017

For the second year running BASE UK Members have taken the top spots for Soil Farm of the Year which is organised by Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit. Below is their report: Winner of the Soil Farmer of the Year 2017

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AGM CONFERENCE 7TH AND 8TH FEBRUARY 2017 - VIDEOS

Posted February, 22nd, 2017

Our first 2-day conference and AGM was a great success with approximately 90 members attending on each day and over 70 attending on both 2 days. Unfortunately Professor Duncan Cameron was ill and unable to attend however David White and Edwin

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FARM WALK REPORT - COURTESY OF SIMON PORTER AT PENN CROFT FARMS LTD, HAMPSHIRE.

Posted November, 5th, 2016

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

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JOEL SALATIN - CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE FOR ARABLE AND LIVESTOCK FARMERS

Posted October, 19th, 2016

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

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GARY ZIMMER VISITS THE UK

Posted October, 18th, 2016

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

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DR. KRISTINE NICHOLS

Posted February, 8th, 2016

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

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2014 FREDERIC THOMAS PRESENTATIONS

Posted January, 19th, 2015

Frederic Thomas who is a farmer, publisher, adviser, founder and President of BASE France presented his thoughts on a modern sustainable form of agriculture to the BASE-UK members at three meetings across the UK in mid November. The essence of

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BASE 2014 AGM PRESENTATIONS

Posted April, 7th, 2014

The presentations and minutes from the BASE UK 2014 AGM have been added to the resources section.

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AGM 2014

Posted January, 29th, 2014

If you are coming then booking a place is strictly by e-mail / contact form on this site Annual General Meeting The Council Chamber, Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG 13th February 2014

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