Timothy Parton

Timothy Parton

2022

Tim is a Farm Manager from South Staffordshire farming 300 ha of arable land

He was FCCT 2017 Soil farmer of the Farmer, 2019 Arable innovator of the year, 2019 Sustainable farmer of the year and 2020 Innovation farmer of the year.

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 7 years always working to improve soil carbon content through rotation and cover cropping, also using companion cropping where possible.

Green Farming Collective Exposed

Breakout Tent

The Green Farming Collective are a group of six farmers who met via the ‘Soil Farmer of the Year’ competition. We believe in regenerative agriculture and the benefits of reduced pesticides, increased carbon capture and improved biodiversity, thus preventing the pollution of water, air and soil. We all work hard to improve the habitats and […]

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