From Seed to Feed to Fork!

The business of agriculture begins with the science of soil and the science of crop production. Agronomy is the first link between soil and food production. Good management decisions and attention to detail in the field will lead to profitability, as the success of all crops is determined by their yield and quality.

Bretts adopt the most recent research and cutting edge technology to offer grain growers a first-class agronomy  service that is practical and environmentally sustainable.

Meet our Agronomy Duo

Thomas Hession has recently joined Brett Brothers as Senior Agronomist. Thomas has a B.Agr.Sc. (Hons) degree from U.C.D. in Crop Production and also holds a PGDip in Arable Crop Management from University of Essex.

Thomas is originally from Knocktopher. Co Kilkenny and has previously worked in a senior agronomy role for over ten years. Within his portfolio Thomas will lead the Brett Agronomy Team in advising grain growers on best practices to maximise crop yields in the most cost effective way, minimising impact on the environment.


Brett’s have recently recruited Paul Colgan to the agronomy team as Agronomist. Paul, who is from Johnswell, Co. Kilkenny, joined the Brett’s team in July 2020 to manage harvest and seed production. Hailing from a dairy background, Paul has years of experience operating machinery and spraying crops while working for agricultural contractors. After a six-year spell on a tillage farm in Western Australia, Paul returned home to further his education and recently completed an honours degree in Agricultural Science in WIT. Paul is a qualified Pesticide Advisor and can guide farmers through the process of reseeding, weed control and fertiliser planning.


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