Becky is the business development and technical director for the Farm Carbon Toolkit, a farmer-led organisation providing tools and resources focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving soil health and carbon sequestration and promoting business resilience for farmers. Becky has been leading work on measuring and managing soil carbon for the last 4 years and is working with farmers, estates, supply chains and other businesses to help understand how to integrate soil health into carbon accounting systems.
Becky also co-ordinates the Soil Farmer of the Year awards, which reward farmers who are passionate about soil health, and are pioneering new methods of farming that put soil health at the centre of their business management. She is also a Nuffield scholar, looking at how to better communicate carbon and climate change to inspire engagement. Although she has now fully crossed the boundary from dairy farmer into running FCCT, at home in Devon she runs a thriving community farm on a National Trust estate.
All life on earth starts with soil and at Yeo Valley Organic everything we do starts with the soil too. As Britain’s largest organic dairy brand, Yeo Valley Organic’s aim is to grow the regenerative organic farming movement in the UK with research, testing and education. Decades of industrial farming have taken their toll and […]
The announcement and presentation of awards to the finalists and winners of the 2022 Soil Farmer of the Year competition. A chance to hear more about their farms and the steps that they have taken to safeguard soil health whilst building business resilience and profit.