Digging deeper into what makes Kingsclere tick, we’ve pulled together a selection of podcasts, videos and press articles/links to help you discover more about the farm – and the wider thinking that fuels our ideas.


BBC: How Cow Dung Can Help Climate Change

April 2019
CATEGORY: VIDEO, CLIMATE CHANGE

“There's three times more carbon in the soil than in the atmosphere – but that carbon's being…

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The Times: Co-Op’s New Chief is Watching Over a Growing Flock

December 2017
CATEGORY: ARTICLE

After years of chaos, the mutual is ready to expand“In the ‘boardroom’ of the Kingsclere Estates,…

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Compassion in World Farming: Power Grazing

April 2017
CATEGORY: GRAZING, VIDEO

“Tim May has known farming all his life. His 2,500 acres of land near Basingstoke, Hampshire, has been…

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Compassion in World Farming: Poisoning Our Wildlife

April 2017
CATEGORY: ARTICLE, ORGANIC, GRAZING

“This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day. It’s a day to celebrate creative campaigns paving the way…

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Thinking Country: 'Meet the Farmers'

April 2017
CATEGORY: PODCAST, SUSTAINABILITY

“Tim May farms around 1000ha in north Hampshire. He is a Nuffield Scholar and we spoke at length about…

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Oregon Tilth: Kingsclere Estates Changes its Approach

January 2017
CATEGORY: ARTICLE, ORGANIC, SUSTAINABILITY

"Rolling hills, neatly trimmed hedges, magnificent old trees on lush pastures dotted with grazing sheep…

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Land Alive: One Man, his Mutt and His Mud

February 2015
CATEGORY: VIDEO, GRAZING

“So have I got my work cut out? I’ve got four and a half thousand sheep turning up. I don’t know…

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Agricology: Moving to a Forage-based System

June 2014
CATEGORY: CASE STUDY, AGRICOLOGY

“This AHDB Beef & Lamb Better Returns Programme case study briefly describes the investments and plans…

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Talking Grass: Herbal Leys and Livestock Set to Rejuvenate Arable Land in Hampshire

November 2013
CATEGORY: ARTICLE, SUSTAINABILITY, GRAZING

“It takes a brave man to sow half his cropping area down to herbal leys all in one go. But Tim May,…

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Understanding and Implementing Sustainability

July 2012
CATEGORY: NUFFIELD FARMING SCHOLARSHIP TRUST, DOWNLOAD

“…I found a good way to start was to work out what is important to me and our business, then put…

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