Horticulture, Horticultural Consultant

Dean has over 20 years’ experience in the agriculture and horticulture agribusiness sectors; fertilizer (13 years) and finance (7 years).

Part of Dean’s role is also to manage Nelson’s AIMS service (Agfirst Irrigation Monitoring Service).

Dean’s ethos is simple: listen intently and act with integrity; to provide quality, practical solutions that progress our customer closer toward their desired goal(s) whilst strengthening their financial position and profitability for the long term.

Dean has special interests and expertise in the following areas:

  • plant nutrition and crop physiology
  • soil nutrient management
  • finance, budgeting
  • cash flow management
  • business plans
  • business risk analysis and management
  • equity partnerships
  • succession planning
  • project feasibility studies
  • technology transfer