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!
This house believes that arable farmers should get much more familiar with composting. From Johnson-Su bioreactors to wider resource management and quantifying soil health benefits
The complexities of land preparation that exist in field scale production of vegetables has meant that to date, cereal and livestock production has been front and centre of the regenerative movement. However, a range of growers from across the UK have come together on this panel to discuss some of the opportunities and challenges that […]