After obtaining a BSc (Hons) in Horticulture at Wye College, Richard gained a number of professional qualifications and accreditations during his career as an agronomist. These have given him an excellent insight into the technical aspects of commercial horticulture and agriculture.
Some of these include:
- BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection
- FACTS Certificate of Competence in Fertiliser Advice
- NIAB Certificate of Further Professional Study of the Potato
- Assorted Health and Safety; Food Safety; HACCP; Auditing and Training courses