Farmers need to lead the agenda on the environment, rather than responding to pressure from others according to Produce World Director of Agriculture Andrew Burgess. Speaking at the annual NFU conference said that proactivity by farmers will provide a platform for growth and stability.
Produce World’s Strategic Agronomy Manager John Sedgwick has won the title of Best Agronomist 2016 at the prestigious UK Grower Awards. John joined Produce World in 2014 following the acquisition of Fenmarc’s roots business. In his first year John has re-energised the agronomy function, delivering more effective crop intelligence and developing grower engagement platforms including knowledge exchange days and colleague education sessions.