Opico has appointed Tom Brookes as demonstrator, primarily for SKY drills, HE-VA cultivation equipment and OPICO inter-row cultivators. Tom will also take responsibility for co-ordinating shows for OPICO, HE-VA, Sky, Strautmann, and Maschio Gaspardo brands.
Tom comes from an arable farming background and graduated from Harper Adams in 2014. Over the past six years he has worked on a number of large arable farms, most recently as Assistant Farms Manager in Lincolnshire, where he was also responsible for the agronomy of 520 acres. Prior to this he spent 2 years travelling and farming in Western Australia.
Commenting, James Woolway, Opico managing director said, ‘Initially Tom will focus on Sky drill demonstrations this autumn. He brings with him a wealth of arable knowledge and we are delighted to have him on board.’
On his new appointment BASIS qualified Tom said, ‘Joining Opico is a new and exciting challenge for me. It allows me to link my agronomy knowledge to the machinery being used and, importantly, puts me on the front-line of the latest machinery developments in action.’
Tom will be based from home near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire and his contact details are:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org mobile: 07508 875189.