Appointments

British Growers Association names Ward as new chief executive

British Growers Association names Ward as new chief executive
16-04-2014 05:52 AM | Cereal, Crops, News, Appointments, Arable
British Growers Association names Ward as new chief executive
Jack Ward has been appointed chief executive of the British Growers Association (BGA). He will take up his new role on 28 April 2014. Mr Ward was ...
08-04-2014 06:44 AM | Appointments, News
Rumenco Group appoints hygiene specialist
Rumenco has appointed dairy hygiene specialist Barry Heaton to develop sales of the Nettex range of Progiene dairy chemicals in the North of England a...
08-04-2014 05:35 AM | Appointments, News
Suzuki appoints new Sales and Marketing Manager
Suzuki GB has announced the appointment of George Cheeseman as the new Sales & Marketing Manager for its ATV and Marine Divisions. This is an inter...
07-04-2014 09:28 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
New chairman for NFU legal board
Northamptonshire farmer Trevor Foss has been elected the new chairman of the NFU legal board. Mr Foss, who runs a mixed farm of around 200 acres an...
03-04-2014 08:25 AM | Appointments, News
New leadership at Potato Council
Fiona Fell has taken on the challenging and exciting role of Chairman of Potato Council and member of the AHDB Board. Now based in Northumberland, ...
01-04-2014 04:50 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
British crop council appoints new managing director
The British Crop Production Council (BCPC) has announced that Chris Todd, Managing Director will be retiring and that Julian Westaway has been appoint...
31-03-2014 09:00 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
Kendall named new President of World Farmers Organisation
Former NFU President Peter Kendall has been named the new President of the World Farmers Organisation (WFO). Mr Kendall was elected during the fina...
27-03-2014 02:18 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
Duncan Priestner re-elected as NFU poultry board chairman
South Manchester-based egg producer Duncan Priestner has today been re-elected as chairman of the NFU’s national poultry board. Mr Priestner farms on ...
26-03-2014 04:01 AM | NFU, Appointments, News
New chairman announced for NFU horticulture and potatoes board
Yorkshire vegetable grower Guy Poskitt has today been elected as the new chairman of the NFU national horticulture and potatoes board. Mr Poskitt ...
26-03-2014 03:54 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
Charles Sercombe back in the NFU livestock chair
Leicestershire farmer Charles Sercombe has been unanimously re-elected chairman of the NFU’s national livestock board. Mr Sercombe, who has 2,000 shee...
20-03-2014 05:46 AM | Appointments, Dairy, News
NFU appoints Rob Harrison as dairy board chairman
Gloucestershire farmer Rob Harrison has been elected as the new chairman of the NFU national dairy board. Mr Harrison, who farms 430 acres near Mo...
19-03-2014 02:51 AM | Appointments, News
2 Sisters Food Group appoints new managing director
2 Sisters Food Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominic Turner as the new Managing Director of the red meat division, effective immedia...
17-03-2014 07:40 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
New Group Secretary in Llanwrst
Sioned Lloyd has this week started as the new NFU Cymru Group Secretary in Llanrwst, following the departure of Paul Williams who left to pursue his a...
10-03-2014 03:48 AM | Appointments, News
Alltech appoints new UK Poultry Technical Manager
Alltech, the animal health and nutrition company, has appointed John Cooper as Poultry Technical Manager for the UK. Mr Cooper, who replaces Judd C...
07-03-2014 06:16 AM | Appointments, News, Organic
Leading organic body appoints new CEO
The new chief executive of one of the UK’s leading organic bodies has been revealed. Roger Kerr has taken the reigns (reins) at Shropshire-based Or...
27-02-2014 05:30 AM | Appointments, News, Shows and Events
Duo boost Kenilworth Show team
Two faces familiar to the Midlands rural fraternity are to play major roles behind one of Coventry and Warwickshire’s biggest and well established one...
14-02-2014 02:27 AM | News, Sheep, Appointments
Wool board members re-elected for three years
Three British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Board Members have been re-elected unopposed for a further term of three years in recent elections. The ...
14-02-2014 01:51 AM | Appointments, News
Miller, Bowie and Livesey lead the Union team
Borders livestock farmer Nigel Miller has entered his final year as President of NFU Scotland. Mr Miller, who was first elected to the post in Februa...
10-02-2014 05:35 AM | News, Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Pasture experts join the PFLA team
Four new directors with extensive grassland experience and knowledge of retailing grass-fed produce have joined the board of the Pasture-Fed Livestock...
05-02-2014 05:03 AM | Appointments, News
Horsch expands sales team
Horsch has restructured its sales operation, increasing the number of sales regions and taking on two new area sales managers. Martyn Hall will take c...
Dr Leon Broom joins Anpario and senior R&D scientist
Anpario the international manufacturer and supplier of natural products that enhance animal health, has made an appointment to strengthen the technica...
02-02-2014 00:52 AM | Appointments, News
Syngenta appoints new Field Technical Manager for vegetables
Syngenta has appointed Pete Saunders as the company’s new Field Technical Manager for vegetable crops. Based in Cambridgeshire, he will provide te...
30-01-2014 05:55 AM | Appointments, News
NFU Cymru Council elects New President and Deputy
Stephen James, a dairy farmer from Pembrokeshire, has been elected to become the President of NFU Cymru and John Davies, a beef and sheep farmer from ...
27-01-2014 02:32 AM | Appointments, News
Chair of APPG appointed UK trade envoy
George Freeman, MP for Mid-Norfolk and Chair of the APPG on Science and Technology in Agriculture, has been appointed a UK Trade Envoy by the Prime Mi...
20-01-2014 01:35 AM | Appointments, News
New Chairman for farming union in North East
NFU Scotland’s North East region chairman Charlie Adam has stepped down after serving three years. At the regional AGM in Lochter on Tuesday night,...
20-01-2014 00:43 AM | Appointments, News
Hamish Mulcock joins NIAB as new certification manager
NIAB has appointed Hamish Mulcock as its Technical Manager for Certification within the Agricultural Crop Characterisation team. Based at Cambridg...
17-01-2014 11:04 AM | Appointments, News
Claydon appoint Guy Leversha to evaluate dealer distribution
Claydon have appointed well-known industry figure Guy Leversha in a consultancy role to investigate the options for taking the business forward, both ...
16-01-2014 00:39 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Kuhn announces management changes
Agricultural machinery group Kuhn has announced that Michel Siebert will retire at the end of September 2014, and that Thierry Krier, the long-term Pr...
15-01-2014 04:18 AM | Appointments, News, NFU
New Chair for farming union in the Highlands
NFU Scotland’s Highland Region has a new chairman. At the recent regional AGM in Nairn, Tain farmer Jim Whiteford stepped up from vice-chairman to cha...
14-01-2014 03:50 AM | Appointments, News
HSE appoints new farm safety boss
The Health and Safety Executive has appointed a new head of agriculture. Rick Brunt leaves his position as head of field operations for the North W...
05-01-2014 14:18 PM | Dairy, News, Appointments
Dairy UK appoints new communications manager
Dairy UK announced today it has appointed Caroline Leroux to lead its communications team. Caroline has significant international experience in th...
EnviTec Biogas Takes On Apprentice
With the renewables energy sector on a growth curve, EnviTec Biogas UK has taken on its first apprentice to support its service delivery for farmers, ...
17-12-2013 11:36 AM | Appointments, News
Rothamsted Research announce new appointment
Rothamsted Research has announced the appointment of Professor John Crawford. He joined Rothamsted Research at the beginning of November 2013 and he w...
13-12-2013 09:33 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Agrovista announces new appointment
Agrovista UK, one of the leading agronomy specialist, crop protection, agricultural and horticultural product distributor, has announced a new appoint...
25-11-2013 02:40 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Two new appointments for New Holland’s marketing team
New Holland has appointed two new members to its UK and ROI marketing team with the dual appointments of Nicolas Ferrara and Mark Crosby. Nicolas ...
19-11-2013 16:47 PM | Appointments, News, Poultry
MSD Animal Health appoints new poultry business manager
Rosie Booth has been promoted to UK Poultry Business Manager replacing Jonathan Perkins who is moving to take up a Global position within MSD based in...
15-11-2013 06:33 AM | Appointments, CLA, News
Henry Robinson elected CLA President
Henry Robinson, who farms 1,000 acres in Gloucestershire and previously served as the Association’s Deputy President and Vice-President, was elected a...
15-11-2013 03:22 AM | Agri Safety, Appointments, News
NFU Mutual board member joins Farm Safety Partnership
John Calver, Regional Manager at NFU Mutual, the UK's leading rural insurer has recently joined the Farm Safety Partnership board to help promote a cu...
12-11-2013 02:56 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Kuhn appoints J Riley Agri as new Norfolk dealer
J Riley Agri has been appointed as the Kuhn Farm Machinery (UK) Ltd dealership for Norfolk with immediate effect. Based at purpose-built premises ...
11-11-2013 15:05 PM | Appointments, Arable, Crops, Grassland, News
New GrowHow farm adviser for Eastern region
Mark Riches has joined GrowHow UK as the company’s field-based Farm Adviser for the Eastern region. GrowHow is the UK’s market leader offering high qu...
06-11-2013 02:21 AM | Appointments, News
Soil Association announces new chair of trustees
The UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for healthy, humane and sustainable food and farming, the Soil Association, has elected Dennis Overton...
05-11-2013 00:44 AM | Animal Health, Appointments, News
British Veterinary Association appoints new chief executive
The British Veterinary Association, the UK’s largest veterinary association, has appointed David Calpin as its new Chief Executive. Calpin joins t...
24-10-2013 10:48 AM | Appointments, News
Johnston Carmichael creates new senior role
Scottish accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has announced the appointment of Alex Martin as head of the firm’s fishing divisio...
12-10-2013 12:06 PM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Bryan Hoggarth dealership switches to McCormick
The launch of new high horsepower tractors and a preview of several new ranges to come have convinced Lancs-based dealer Bryan Hoggarth to switch bran...
10-10-2013 04:48 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Crop physiologist Dr Eric Ober joins NIAB
IAB has appointed Dr Eric Ober as a senior research scientist and crop physiologist. Dr Ober will provide specialist technical expertise in crop physi...
03-10-2013 03:46 AM | Appointments, News
New recruit for Certis
Certis UK has appointed Matthew Goodson to take on the role of Technical, Regulatory and Product Management Assistant, based at the crop protection fi...
27-09-2013 04:48 AM | Appointments, News
National Beef Association welcomes new chairman
At the fourteenth Annual General Meeting of the National Beef Association the current chairman, Hamish McBean stood down on rotation rules. He has be...
24-09-2013 14:20 PM | Appointments, Dairy, News
Keane re-elected as Dairy UK chairman
Billy Keane has been re-elected to serve for a two year period of office as Chairman of Dairy UK. In his Chairman’s Address to the Dairy UK AGM, Mr...
20-09-2013 07:13 AM | Appointments, News
Meat company appoints supermarket specialist
Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has appointed food and drink sales specialist Jennifer Carling to its team. Carling, who has more than 30 years’ exper...
18-09-2013 03:43 AM | Appointments, News
Paul Edwards appointed as James Dawson Ltd Managing Director
James Dawson & Son Ltd - the engineer of bespoke advanced silicone and organic rubber products whose key customers include Caterpillar, JCB and Cummin...
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