David Baker Farms was formed in 1980 soon after large farming insurance companies abandoned agriculture as part of their investment portfolio, and as land prices fell private investors were able to invest into land and achieve a return from their investment.
To this day David Baker Farms continues to farm all the farms which formed part of its founding in 1980.
David Baker always looked for the most efficient machinery for the farm and his attention was drawn to the new rubber tracked crawler from Caterpillar in the late 1980’s. As a result of this the European launch of the Caterpillar Challenger took place on one of the farms in the Autumn of 1988. It was following this that a close link was formed between our business and Vaderstad.
This commitment to the very latest machinery has enabled our business to become one of the most efficient arable enterprises in the country. This has allowed us to carry out timely operations to the highest standards ensuring the best possible return to our landowners.