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Alex Ansell

Alex Ansell

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Cereals & Oilseeds), West Midlands and Wales, AHDB
Not from a farming family, Alex started off her career as a gardener and studying for a BSc Horticulture where she enjoyed design, genetics, and soils. She then moved into the world of Agriculture to study for her PhD in Variable Rate Application of Fungicides in Winter Wheat at Cranfield University. This was multidisciplinary project, looking to unite the different areas of research, including: the latest technology, spray deposition, field variation, the use of satellite imagery and the cost. During this time Alex was a student board member for the Institute of Agricultural Engineers. Alex has since worked for the Animal and Plant Health Agency, as a Plant and Seed health inspector, and taken a year out of industry to work as a data analyst. Alex came to AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds in May 2023. 
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