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New MD for RAGT Seeds UK

RAGT Seeds, the UK arm of the French plant breeding multinational, has appointed Lee Bennett as its new UK managing director, effective from April 1st 2021. He succeeds Simon Howell, who has held the position since 2008 when RAGT Semences established a UK presence...

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Commercial manager for FMC

Agricultural sciences company FMC has appointed Geoffrey Bastard as its new commercial technical manager to boost its technical advice and service for distribution, agronomists and growers. BASIS and FACTS qualified, Mr Bastard joins from Certis where he was regional...

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Dairy geneticist wins RABDF award

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers’ annual Princess Royal Award for an outstanding lifetime contribution to the dairy sector has gone to Professor Mike Coffey of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The RABDF board of trustees’ decision was unanimous. Prof...

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