UK technical manager for Life Scientific

Off-patent crop protection business Life Scientific has appointed Ruth Stanley, previously campaign manager for cereal herbicides and PGRs at BASF, to the post of UK technical manager. The company says Mrs Stanley’s appointment reflects the growing portfolio of its...

Potato manager for Certis

Certis has appointed Nick Badger to the post of UK potato product manager, based at the company’s Cambridge office. He will focus on promoting quality crop protection solutions for the crop, and building relationships with key industry partners. Mr Badger’s previous...

Blackgrass research wins BASIS’ Singleton Award

Bioagronomist Jamie Stotzka, of the Plantworks consultancy, has won the annual BASIS Paul Singleton Project of the Year Award for her research into the role of microbial inoculants in blackgrass control. She received her award at last week’s Cereals 2018 event. Ms...

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...