Tim is a Farm Manager from South Staffordshire farming 300 ha of arable land
He was FCCT 2017 Soil farmer of the Farmer.
Tim is a No-till farmer focusing on brewing biology as much as possible to replace chemical inputs, using Bacteria to fix nitrogen release phosphorous and fight of disease. He has reduced the use of Glyphosate where possible, using rolling/crimping, he hasn’t used insecticides for the last 5 years always working to improve soil carbon content through rotation and cover cropping, also using companion cropping where possible.
Tim will speak about his journey into Regeneration Agriculture and how he has moved to working with nature, instead of against her, replacing fungicides and insecticides with biology and natural predators, whilst maintaining balanced nutrition. Once you have managed to attain a functioning soil the whole system starts to function as nature intended, making for […]