Crop Protection

Technical manager for FMC

FMC has taken on Simon Francis as its new commercial technical manager for Scotland and the North of England. The move strengthens the company’s commercial team. Mr Francis joins FMC from UPL, where he was commercial and technical manager. “Simon’s appointment will...

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Syngenta H1 hit by wet US spring

Global crop protection product manufacturer and plant breeder Syngenta attributes a 15% fall in first half year profitability and 7% in revenues to poor spring weather in North America, as well as lower sales in Europe. The company has now completed two years under...

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New techical staff for UPL

Agchem manufacturer UPL has appointed two new technical staff to its UK and Ireland team. The increase in numbers is part of its continued growth strategy following the launch of OpenAg. Geoff Hailstone and Gregory Hanna will provide broader geographical support to...

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