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.