The BCW Agronomy Team

    Our team of agronomists are able, with a wealth of experience, to plan crop rotation and input regimes to a level appropriate with your needs. Using a range of products we are able to maximise financial returns on each and every crop.

    Nigel Chesters

    Nigel Chesters

    Was born and bred in Shropshire. He graduated from Newcastle upon Tyne University with BSC (Hons) in Agriculture and Environmental Science. After University he joined a Shrewsbury based agricultural company, then progressed on to jointly establishing BCW (Agriculture) Limited. He is Basis, FACTS, Amtra and Beta qualified.

    Nigel very much enjoys working within the challenging agricultural climate, and works with a mixture of farm types. Outside of work Nigel is a keen golfer, and is a big Chelsea supporter.

     

    Jonathan Dolbear

    Jonathan Dolbear

    Born in Dorset and gained valuable dairy experience working on a 5 herd dairy unit in the area. Studied BSc in agriculture at Harper Adams and spent 14 months on a 2500 arable estate mainly on cultivations, spraying and as a combine operator. 
     

    Jonathan is BASIS Qualified and also has the Pa1 and 2 Sprayer Certificates. Outside of work he enjoy walking, cycling and following rugby union. 

     

    Ian Evans

    Ian Evans

    Ian is farmers son, growing up on a mixed farm, west of Shrewsbury. In his early years he studied agriculture at Walford College. Ian as well as Bill, worked for David Nunn Ltd in 1989, as an agronomist. He then joined the team at BCW in 1999, dealing with mainly mixed farms in west Shropshire and Welsh Borders, he is Basis, FACTS and Beta qualified.

    Ian covers all products from animal heath, minerals, additives to agrochemicals. He also specialises in maize crops.

    He enjoys watching, rather than playing football, in his spare time..

     

    Dave Harris

    Dave Harris

    Grew up on a farm near Nantwich and graduated from Reaseheath College, with a Licentiateship degree. He has 25 years of farming experience, including milk production and grassland awards. Dave joined the team at BCW in 2005,  primarily specialising in forage crops and all aspects of milk production and animal health issues. Dave is BASIS and FACTS qualified.

    Dave’s interests outside of work include tennis and  shooting.

     

    Graham Harris

    Graham Harris

    Graham was born in Cheshire and grew up on a dairy farm near Nantwich.
    He studied agriculture at Reaseheath College.
    Graham has a wealth of practical experience having worked as an agricultural contractor for 14 years.
    Graham is PA1, PA2 and PA6 qualified.
    Outside of work, Graham is a keen football supporter. 

     

    Bill Jones

    Bill Jones

    Grew up on a mixed farm in Pitchford, south of Shrewsbury. He graduated from Bristol University with a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, he is also Basis, FACTS and Beta qualified.

    After graduating, Bill worked on farm for 4 years, he then joined David Nunn Ltd in 1985, working within in the areas of Shrewsbury and Newport.

    Bill joined BCW in 1999 and specialised in working with arable farmers.

    In his spare time Bill loves snow skiing (not often enough), tennis and the odd game of golf. He is also a very keen follower of Rugby union.

     

    Nick Jones

    Nick Jones

    Nick has a background in agriculture, his grandparents were farmers. He studied at Walford College, gaining a wealth of experience on a large arable farm during his Sandwich year. Upon leaving college he worked for Lord Stafford estates as sprayer operator before joining David Nunn Ltd in 1998. He joined BCW in 2005.

    He is BASIS, AMTRA and FACTS Qualified. Nick covers Shropshire and Mid-Wales and deals with both arable and mixed farms.

    He enjoys mountain biking and golf as activities away from work.

     

    Dai Morgan

    Dai Morgan

    After growing up on a mixed farm in Acton Burnell, near Shrewsbury, Dai went on to study Agriculture at Walford College.

    He worked for UAP, then joined BCW in 1991. He is largely responsible for running company trials sites. Dai is Basis, FACTS and Beta qualified.

    He primarily concentrates on arable and mixed farms south of Shropshire, specialising in potato management and all aspects of crop production.

    Dai’s interests include shooting and rearing children.

     

    Siôn Price

    Siôn Price

    Born in North Wales, Siôn graduated from Liverpool with BSc in Applied Biology, specialising in crop production and plant pathology. Over the last 25 years he has had a wide range of experience in AgChem manufacturing. Siôn is BASIS Qualified.

    Siôn will be servicing farms in North Shropshire, South Cheshire and North Wales. Outside of work he enjoys beekeeping, cars, boats, fishing and cycling.

     

     

    Rob Williams

    Rob Williams

    Rob grew up in Shropshire and studied agriculture at Walford college. Rob has experience milking on a dairy farm and has also spent 4 years working on a large arable farm mainly dealing with potato and cereal crops.  Rob is PA 1 and PA2 Qualified. In recent years Rob has been selling to and working with farmers in the Herefordshire area.

    Rob has a keen interest in fell running and long distance hiking.