BASE-UK: A Knowledge-Sharing Network

BASE-UK: A Knowledge-Sharing Network

As part of the ongoing drive towards encouraging greater environmental responsibility across its rural estates, the Duchy of Lancaster has invited all farming tenants to join BASE-UK, a farmer-led knowledge exchange organisation for individuals interested in regenerative agriculture. Founded in 2012, BASE-UK is an association created to help those who are passionate about the sustainability, […]

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Putting Sustainability Into Practice

Almost twenty of our farming tenants took part in a soil management workshop at the Allerton Project, a Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust research farm in Loddington, earlier this month. Hosted by soil management experts at the Allerton Project and facilitated by the Duchy‚Äôs rural team, the workshops took the form of tutorials covering soil […]

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Browns Go Green In Staffordshire!

A long-standing Duchy tenant is encouraging the return of pollinators, waterfowl and other species of indigenous wildlife to the hedgerows, ponds and field margins across their 350-acre farm in Staffordshire. Mrs Mary Brown and her son Graham entered into a 5-year Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme in 2019, after completing a five-year ELS scheme. Along with […]

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