Agronomy agency ProCam has prolonged its crew within the South West with the appointment of Kevin Knight to its Cullompton-based crew of agronomists.

Knight, who holds a BSc diploma in Organic Sciences (College of Plymouth) and MSc diploma in Utilized Plant Sciences (Wye Faculty), has labored within the UK’s arable and vegetable sectors since 2012 when he joined Agrii as a trainee agronomist and farm saved seed assistant.

He subsequently joined Zantra Ltd. the place he spent 5 years offering agronomy recommendation for the total vary of combinable crops in addition to potatoes, subject greens, salads and guarded crops, cowl crops and regenerative agriculture.

Most not too long ago he has spent three years working as an agronomist for Pearce Seeds the place his focus was on offering seed and worthwhile agronomic recommendation to growers of forage, fodder, arable and vegetable crops.

“I’m excited to be becoming a member of ProCam’s skilled, pleasant and educated crew of crop safety specialists,” he mentioned.

“Along with serving to farmers produce more healthy, larger yielding crops, I’m additionally wanting ahead to offering bespoke crop safety, vitamin and administration recommendation which is able to allow growers to guard their gross margins by conserving cropping prices to a smart and sustainable degree.”

“We’re delighted to welcome Kevin to the ProCam crew,” mentioned Diane Heath, ProCam’s UK managing director.

“He joins us at an attention-grabbing time for UK meals manufacturing and know that his specialist information of crops as various as cereals, subject brassicas, salads and herbs might be an enormous asset to our crew within the South West.”