FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Emilia Villacis
MarCom Manager – CPP
Phone: (919) 379-7975
Jacob Richburg joins Nufarm as technical services manager
[May 21, 2019] Morrisville, N.C. – Nufarm announced today that Jacob Richburg has joined its US team as a technical services manager. In this position, Richburg will deliver technical support, research design and agronomic insight to Nufarm customers. Nufarm, one of the world’s largest crop protection manufacturers, has grown its technical team depth in recent months to support Nufarm’s expanding portfolio of innovative crop protection solutions and provide customers with exceptional support.
Before joining Nufarm, Richburg was a graduate research assistant under Dr. Jason Norsworthy at the University of Arkansas where he helped manage more than 200 field trials and earned an M.S. degree in crop, soil and environmental science and weed science. Richburg graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree in plant, soil and environmental science from the West Texas A&M University. He also worked as a research assistant and lead field scout for Agri-Search. Richburg has extensive hands-on experience with pest and crop injury scouting and weed control programs in corn, sorghum, cotton, and soybeans.
“We’re excited to welcome Jacob to our growing technical team. His vast knowledge of crop systems, pest management and trial facilitation make him an outstanding agronomic addition,” said Brad Hyman, VP US Crop Protection.
Richburg joins Nufarm amidst several expanded trials of top-performing, innovative solutions, including Panther® Pro pre-emergent herbicide for soybeans, Credit® Xtreme with Dual Salt Technology™, Gin Out™ cotton plant growth regulator, Duplosan™ herbicide for Enlist™ variety cotton stalk destruction and more.
Nufarm Americas, Inc. is a subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, a manufacturer, supplier and marketer of crop protection products based in Australia. Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading agricultural and turf chemical manufacturers in the world. Nufarm Americas, Inc. formulates products that serve the agricultural, professional turf, vegetation management and forestry markets in the United States.
Enlist™ is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) or an affiliated company of Dow.