David Cairns

Agrochemical & Technical Director

David Cairns has worked in the agricultural industry for over 30 years and has seen significant change within the industry throughout his career.

As the Head of Agrochemical Division for Simpsons Malt and a McCreath Simpson & Prentice Farm Trader, David covers all aspects of farming business. He has a proud and conscientious approach to working with our customers and fully embraces our supply chain by delivering our “seed to bottle” approach. David enjoys working with growers in all aspects of crop production, providing advice with innovative solutions to maximise output, quality and profitability for each customer.

David is a BASIS Diploma in Agronomy holder as well as a Member and Trustee of the BASIS Board. He is also very supportive of the audited approach to pesticide advice across the UK and the ICM approach to crop production. David values the importance of CPD and he regularly undertakes training to keep up to date with the best technologies and how to deliver them – so that our farming customers can benefit from his knowledge. He also works with major R&D Agrochemical manufacturers to ensure farmer customers have access to the best technical products available.