Steve Townsend

Steve Townsend

2021

Steve has been working in agriculture for 44 years, ex RHM, Kenneth Wilson & Monsanto. For the last 23 years Steve has been working with farmers advising them on Conservation Agriculture systems in the UK, Ireland & Europe as Soil First Farming. Soil First Farming is a company dedicated to making farmer’s more profit by improving their soil’s structure and fertility through reduced cultivations, and a focus on inputs. A unique nutrition business was added in 2005 to complement clients soil fertility

Steve is a founder and current treasurer of BASE-UK, a farmer led organisation dedicated to with over 300 members. BASE-UK exists to aid the transfer of knowledge between members on Conservation Agriculture techniques with a variety of seminars and on farm meetings throughout the UK.

During his (very limited) spare time Steve is a keen hobby farmer keeping sheep and occasionally pigs on 25 acres in Gloucestershire.

Conservation Agriculture – Putting The Theory Into Practice – Part 2

Speaker's Corner

Steve and James to host a myth-busting session containing practical advice for the avoidance of the early pitfalls when starting out on your Conservation Agriculture journey.

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Conservation Agriculture – Putting The Theory Into Practice – Part 1

NIAB Seminar Tent

Steve and James to host a myth-busting session containing practical advice for the avoidance of the early pitfalls when starting out on your Conservation Agriculture journey. Part 2 will be held at 3pm Thursday

Seminar
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