Nikki is an educator and first-generation farmer based in NE Scotland, where she co-runs Grampian Graziers – working with local landowners to graze cattle for ecological and biodiversity benefit, whilst selling 100% pasture and tree-fed beef to the local community.
Nikki is currently undertaking a PhD in Agroecological Transitions and has interests in Holistic Management, agroforestry, and connecting folk with their food. She works with the Pasture for Life to support the links between academic research, knowledge exchange, and farmers and members. Nikki sits on the Nature Friendly Farming Network Scotland Steering Group and the board of NatureScot.
In this session mob grazier and equipment specialist Alex Brewster of Powered Pasture will share his top tips for selecting equipment to set up or scale up your mob grazing operation. He will be able to answer all your questions about kit, equipment and planning to ensure your grazing is as successful as possible. Ideal […]
Design and fashion industries are declaring a rapidly growing desire for materials with regenerative origins and positive impacts – but what are the realities of creating new supply networks that can support farmers while meeting this demand? This interactive discussion will be facilitated by British Pasture Leather (producing leather from Pasture for Life certified farms) amongst […]
Yeo Valley Organic’s Tom White leads a panel exploring the benefits and unknowns of woodland pasture systems. Together with Pasture for Life Head of Research and regenerative grazier Nikki Yoxall, they’ll discuss the benefits for livestock, land and biodiversity. As well as bringing Yeo Valley’s own woodland pasture project to life, believed to be the […]
Six Pasture for Life member farms have come together in an Innovative Farmers Field Lab to undertake a four year study to explore the impacts of bale grazing on soil and forage. In this session we will hear from three of the field lab farmers who have been implementing bale grazing as an outwintering strategy […]
In this session mob grazier and equipment specialist James Daniel of Progressive Farming Company will share his top tips for selecting equipment to set up or scale up your mob grazing operation. He will be able to answer all your questions about kit, equipment and planning to ensure your grazing is as successful as possible. […]