Matt Kettlewell joins Syngenta

Syngenta has appointed experienced agronomist Matt Kettlewell as area manager to support growers in Norfolk and the eastern counties.

Matt will cover all crops, including a focus on field vegetables and potatoes that are of huge value for the region’s growers.

He joins Syngenta with wide experience of on-farm advice, following technical roles within commercial agronomy, including a role as a vegetable crop specialist, and the development digital agriculture tools in the arable and vegetable sectors.

Matt had previously spent eight years as Farm Manager on the south coast, producing high quality specialty vegetables, from asparagus and beans to courgette.

For Syngenta, his role will support farmers and agronomists across Norfolk along with parts of Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. Matt has replaced Gillian Colman, who has moved to a new role within Syngenta to develop the grass weed management strategies.

 

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.