Andrew McShane is new AIC chair

Biennial board elections at the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) have resulted in a new chairman and four new board members. Andrew McShane, managing director of Hutchinsons, becomes AIC chairman. He succeeds Nick Major, corporate affairs director of...

Digital farming specialist for Hutchinsons

Crop production specialist Hutchinsons has appointed Lewis McKerrow as its digital farming manager. Mr McKerrow has spent the last 10 years as an agronomist for Agrovista, latterly as head of precision technology, with responsibility for precision farming initiatives...

Agrovista agronomist wins Orme Shield

An Agrovista agronomist is the winner of this year’s Barrie Orme Shield for the outstanding performance in the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection. Ed Meek was one of 18 shortlisted from the 250 candidates who achieved the BASIS certificate in 2017. Runners up were...