Ollie Martin

Ollie Martin

Weston Park Farms/Groundswell

Ollie Martin is Technical Manager at Groundswell as well as being Farm Manager at Weston Park Farms. Having graduated from Writtle University College in 2017, Ollie spent two years as assistant farm manager at a large organic estate in Norfolk before joining the Groundswell/Weston Park Farms team in February 2019. Ollie’s objectives at Weston Park are to continue the journey toward a truly regenerative farming system by means of zero-tillage, livestock integration and reduced use of artificial inputs. His personal long-term goal is to realise a profitable organic no-till farming system.

Compost Turning Demonstration

Demo Field

New at Groundswell this year, the compost turning demonstration will be in the demo field. The aim of the process is to take a standard heap of farm yard manure and increase its worth by creating an environment in which beneficial biology, such as aerobic bacteria, fungi and protozoa can thrive. These micro-organisms then break […]

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Direct Drill Discussion

Soil Tent

Ollie Martin moderates a discussion between the second batch of six drill manufacturers: Novag, Weaving, Dale, Horsch, Ryetec and John Deere

Panel
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Compost Turning Demonstration

Demo Field

New at Groundswell this year in the demo field will be the compost turning demonstration. The aim of the process is to take a standard heap of farm yard manure and increase its worth by creating an environment in which beneficial biology, such as aerobic bacteria, fungi and protozoa can thrive. These micro-organisms then break […]

Demonstration
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Direct Drill Discussion

Soil Tent

Ollie Martin moderates a discussion between the first six drill manufacturers: Cross Slot, Sly, Simtech Aitchison, Kuhn, Sky, Sam Agri (Virkar)

Panel
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