24/9/18 - Jimmie Egan actively embraces orcharding’s challenges and new tools, including the innovative thinner, Brevis, from crop protection company ADAMA.
Jimmie says changes are the reason he’s in the industry. “Next season may be ten times different to this year. It’d be very hard to get tired of this. It’s very rewarding.”
Jimmie has been working with pip and stone fruit for 18 years, beginning when he left school to work as a picker, followed by a cadetship and qualifications in horticulture. He can’t imagine wanting to do anything else. “I see myself doing this forever.” He’s recently accepted a new challenge at the forefront of 2D growing, a system he says is very exciting for the industry.