Agronomy and crop manufacturing agency ProCam has introduced the appointment of three new members of employees to its agronomy and analysis groups.
Eilish Johnston and Stephen Acott will be a part of the corporate’s Scottish group as trainee agronomists, whereas James Bromwich will be a part of as the corporate’s new trials assistant.
ProCam’s UK managing director, Diane Heath, mentioned the corporate was extraordinarily happy to welcome the brand new recruits.
“They be a part of us at a difficult however thrilling time for meals manufacturing within the UK and I’m positive they’ll all show to be invaluable by providing farmer-focussed, sensible crop safety and vitamin recommendation and options to safeguard and improve the margins of the farms they work with,” she mentioned.
Bromwich, who grew up on his household’s farm in Leicestershire, studied enterprise administration in De Montfort College and joined the MDS graduate scheme the place he accomplished placements inside firms within the meals and recent produce sector.
ProCam mentioned Bromwich will work alongside trials officer Rebecca Tunnicliffe in his new position.
In his new position as trials assistant, he’ll work to help in coordinating the corporate’s in-house analysis and data alternate, ProCam mentioned, to allow growers and agronomists to make higher selections to enhance cropping efficiency.
Acott has joined the corporate as a trainee agronomist based mostly at its Cuminestiwn depot in Aberdeenshire.
Acott relocated to Scotland together with his spouse in 2004 and joined Agrii in 2008, the place he spent 12 years operating the corporate’s Turriff-based seed evaluation laboratory and labored as a cereal crop inspector all through Scotland.
He’ll work beneath the Robertson Crop Providers group and supply sensible agronomic recommendation to growers in Aberdeenshire.
Johnston additionally joins ProCam as a trainee agronomist and might be based mostly on the firm’s Kildary workplace in Easter Ross.
Johnston grew up in Edinburgh and has expertise in numerous roles within the sheep and dairy sectors in addition to expertise as a lambing assistant for the Ashcraig Farming Partnership in Selkirk and as a dairyman for R&A Wilson in Berwickshire.
Johnston studied agriculture at Scotland’s Rural School (SRUC) and went on to affix Agrii, the place she gained a BASIS basis qualification.