Agricultural Consultancy

Ben Boothman – B.M. Boothman Agronomy

BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Crop Management MBPR (Agric)

Ben studied Agriculture with Crop Management at Harper Adams University for 4 years before graduating in the summer of 2011. While at university Ben was awarded the Syngenta Scholarship which included a year’s industry placement with Syngenta, Cambridge in both the Trials and Marketing departments.  Although the newest member to the group Ben has worked in the industry for over 6 years and has now returned to the home farm to mix his love for farming alongside a career in independent agricultural consultancy.

Ben’s role includes all aspects of general farm management from farm budgeting to cultivation's.  His specialist area however is in crop management.  In addition to this Ben carries out consultancy work investigating waste deployments, assessing both the agricultural benefits and disadvantages of different waste streams.  Although his main role is providing agronomic advice, Ben’s an active farmer and has a good grounding and understanding in the practicality of many on farm issues.

Crop Management

  • Fortnightly/Monthly farm visits/crop walking
  • Disease, weed and pest identification
  • Agronomy spray recommendations
  • Spray price sourcing and ordering
  • Crop variety and rotation advice
  • Fertiliser and nutrient advice
  • Cultivation advice

Farm Management

  •  NVZ Reports
  • Nutrient Protection plans
  • Manure Management plans
  • Crop Protection plans
  • Soil sampling and pH testing
  • Assistance with BPS Greening Rules
  • Farm Budgeting plans
  • Environmental and Countryside Stewardship Advice

Arable Advisor
The Glebe Farm
North Yorkshire
YO17 6QA

Office Tel: 01751 431530
Ben’s Mobile : 07794 149249

Local Weather
Weather Pickering