Starting out as a tractor, combine and crop sprayer driver and farm mechanic working in Australia, Zimbabwe and the USA, Harry then worked for Rothamsted before coming farm manager at Monsanto Cambridge, now RAGT. From there he took a role with a major machinery manufacturer involved in technical dealer sales support in combine harvester, crop sprayer and precision technology products working throughout Europe and beyond. In 2013 Harry joined AHDB as a regional manager for the North of England, helping establish Monitor Farms and benchmarking groups and is now a National Knowledge Exchange Manager with a focus on technical knowledge exchange.
For AHDB, Harry now is a specialist in practical arable farming, expert in agricultural mechanisation, soil management, crop establishment, crop care, harvesting and crop residue management. Harry also specialises in machinery economics and the practical application of precision farming and he has interests in promoting regenerative agriculture and good grain drying and storage.
Making regenerative farming work for your business? Using tissue/sap testing to monitor and reduce inputs, create the optimum regenerative dairy farming system, reducing artificial fertiliser inputs on grassland and using biological products to best effect? These are just a handful of questions that our arable and livestock AHDB Strategic and Monitor Farmers are discussing on-farm […]