With over 20 years’ experience in farming, both in NZ and the UK Chris boasts a wide range of skills covering all aspects of agricultural management. Chris is the winner of awards in the UK for improved production yields, reduced overheads and a range of environmental schemes and enterprises. He moved to NZ in 2007 from the UK to manage a mixed 600ha cropping farm in Canterbury until late 2012.
Chris has experience in EM Soil Mapping, a range of variable rate application technologies and has worked with on farm computer systems for over 15 years. In the UK Chris was involved from the early stages with variable rate nutrient application from grid soil sampling, canopy imagery and yield mapping.
A great family man, Chris enjoys soccer refereeing, biking, hiking and socialising with family and friends.
– HND in Agriculture, from the UK
– BASIS qualified in crop protection, integrated pest management plus bio-diversity & environmental training
– FACTS – certification of competence in fertiliser advice