Philip Wright

Philip Wright was trained in Agricultural Engineering at Silsoe College, Bedford, gaining an Honours Degree in 1979. He became registered as a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council in 1990, and is a Member of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers, the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and the British Society of Soil Science. Philip was Technical Director of Simba International (now Great Plains), the UK leading manufacturer of cultivations machinery, having been employed there since 1979.

Philip formed Wright Resolutions Limited in 2007 to provide cost effective, environmentally friendly solutions for the agricultural industry.

As part of the BASF panel of Arable Weed Control experts Philip will advise on cultivations and drilling techniques specifically targeting the control of various key weeds, for example how they respond to soil disturbance, where the weed seed bank needs to be for best control [inverted/buried, or in the upper zone of maximum residual herbicide efficacy], plus the ideal scenarios for effective control – delayed drilling, spring cropping, other cultivations and residue/canopy management options, ideal cropping rotation sequences, etc.

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