Ben Taylor-Davies, born and raised on a farm in Ross-on-Wye before studying geography at Liverpool University. A job as an agronomist was going extremely well until 2012 when our son was involved in a horrific car accident which changed everything, forever and had a huge impact on my mental health. A Nuffield scholarship in 2016 ensued where I studied blackgrass but much more than that was fortunate to travel the world and look at all aspects of farming, it was time to put the fun back into farming and my job and regenerate my mind, regenerative agriculture and it’s principles as quite literally saved me!
Farming 220 Ha in Ross-on-Wye, looking to increase the amount of land farmed without land acquisitions by looking at all aspects of production and concentrating on enterprise stacking wherever possible. The farm has historically grown potatoes and various vegetable enterprises and has access to irrigation from the river Wye. However the conflict of our soil […]