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Becker Underwood hires new product manager


October 28, 2011
By Press release

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October 25, 2011,
Saskatoon, Sask – Becker Underwood – an international developer of seed
coatings, colourants, inoculants, beneficial nematodes, plus a wide range of
agricultural and horticultural products – has hired a new product manager.

October 25, 2011,
Saskatoon, Sask – Becker Underwood – an international developer of seed
coatings, colourants, inoculants, beneficial nematodes, plus a wide range of
agricultural and horticultural products – has hired a new product manager.

David Townsend will work
within four markets – peas and lentils, horticulture and specialty, soybeans,
and canola seed enhancements.

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Townsend is well known
across the agriculture industry. Since graduating from the University of
Guelph
, he has spent more tan 25 years in agribusiness. He started his career
in product development with a crop protection company in Western Canada before
taking technical product manager and agronomy positions at a major seed
company.

“David brings a wide
variety of skills to this position and has a lot of contacts within key
markets,” says Ralph deVries, director of marketing. “He has agronomic know-how
and experience in a variety of crops across Canada.”

 


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