Agronomy Team

Our team of agronomists are experienced in improving the performance of both arable and forage crops, ensuring that you get the optimal results from your input. Our specialists are listed on the BASIS Professional Register, and their advice is compliant with crop assurance schemes. Our team is always on hand to offer advice, and can be requested to carry out a full crop walking service.

Simon Pope

Dr Simon Pope BASIS FACTS BETA

m: 07990 578545 | t: 01939 210555

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After graduating from UCW Aberystwyth with BSc Hons in Agricultural Botany, Simon went on to achieve a PhD from Imperial College London, researching the Sclerotinia Diseases of Arable Crops.

His career began in 1984 on a field trials station in Wiltshire, before moving to the Pathology department of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge.

In 1990 Simon took on a more commercial role as a crop protection specialist covering Cheshire and North Shropshire.

Since joining Wynnstay in 2000, he has been responsible for the company’s crop protection activities and also fulfils the roles of Maize Product Manager and Silage Additive Product Manager.

Charlie Dolphin

Charlie Dolphin

m: 07775 663088

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Charlie joined Wynnstay in 2014 having completed a degree in Agriculture at Harper Adams University.

Charlie is an Arable Sales Specialist and is currently working towards his FACTS and BASIS qualifications.

Charlie has been involved in agriculture from a young age, previously working on arable and livestock farms prior to joining Wynnstay.

As a specialist, Charlie provides arable and forage inputs advice on-farm – from soil analysis to fertiliser planning, seed selection and agronomy advice. 

Charlie covers the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire.

Tony Morris

Tony Morris BASIS FACTS AMTRA

m: 07866 125680

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Tony joined Wynnstay in 2009 and now works as an Animal Health Manager in the Three Counties region.

Alongside his AMTRA SQP qualification, Tony is also BASIS registered and provides advice on all forage crops including fodder beet, brassicas, maize, grassland, wholecrop cereals.

Tony has many years’ experience in the agricultural industry having been a dairy farmer for over 30 years.

Tony covers the Worcestershire and the Cotswolds area.

Cefin Evans

Cefin Evans FACTS

m: 07879 841673 | t: 01239 711084

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Cefin joined Wynnstay 15 years ago from Agtek (Kemira Fertilisers) where he trained as a technical Sales Representative.

Cefin is FACTS registered and specialises in advice for any size enterprise and for all types of systems - dairy, beef, sheep, arable and mixed farming.

Cefin covers the Ceredigion/North Pembrokeshire area.

Rebecca Shrimpton

Rebecca Shrimpton

Arable Specialist

m: 07768 831868

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Rebecca deals in all aspects of arable and forage farming, covering areas such as varietal selection, soil nutrition and fertiliser advice.

Rebecca joined Wynnstay in 2018 having previously worked for Agrii (Formerly Dalgety) initially in the Seed Department. She later gained promotion to South West Seed Manager and then qualified as a seed inspector. Rebecca has since gained her FACTS and BASIS qualifications. With her vast agricultural knowledge, Rebecca is able to offer advice on all aspects of arable and forage farming including variety selection, fertiliser advice and crop recommendations in the South West region.

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Rebecca joined Wynnstay in 2018, to cover the South-West of England as an Arable Sales Specialist. Since then, sales have continued to grow across the whole of the Wynnstay arable product range.

Rebecca deals in all aspects of arable and forage farming, covering areas such as varietal selection, soil nutrition and fertiliser advice