Find your local Luisetti agent

 

Andrew Johnston – North Canterbury

Andrew has worked for Luisetti Seeds since 1986, as long as he has been in the industry. He holds a Diploma in Rural Studies and covers the North Canterbury area specialising in Pastoral and Crop.

Phone: +64 3 313 7176
Mobile: 0274 334 876
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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Edward Luisetti – Central Canterbury

Edward has a B.Com in Agriculture. Previously, he worked for Talleys as an agent and then production manager to Talleys Ashburton plant. Edward also manages feed grain for the company.

Phone: +64 3 313 7176
Mobile: 027 287 6393
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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Jon Bond – Commercial Manager

Jon has been with Luisetti Seeds since the beginning of 2010.

Jon has been heavily involved throughout the industry since 1983 previously working for James Meehan and Mair Seeds before jointly founding Midlands Seed in 1990 where he remained until joining Luisetti Seeds.

During this time Jon has gained an extensive knowledge of the industry covering the New Zealand domestic market , international sales and production plus company management.

Jon shares his time between both the Rangiora and Ashburton Branches.

Mobile: 027 308 9103
Fax: 03 313 7555
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John McCaw – Central-Mid Canterbury

John McCaw has been with Luisetti Seeds since August 2007. Previous to this John worked for Cropwatch, CRT and Cropmark and has been in the industry since 1996. John has a B Com Ag and covers the South-Mid Canterbury region. John specialises in potatoes, grain and seed and agrichemicals.

Mobile: 027 280 4082
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Kerry Thomas – Central-Mid Canterbury

Kerry Thomas has worked for Luisetti Seeds since 1999 and been in the industry since 1979. Prior to working for Luisetti Seeds, Kerry worked for Canterbury Seed and Malting Company, Elders Pastoral, Hodder Tolley and AB Annand & Co. Kerry covers the Mid Canterbury area and his expertise in chemicals is extensive.

Mobile: 0274 396 104
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Mark Frampton – Operations Manager

Mark grew up on a mixed arable and sheep farm near Rangiora and has been with Luisetti Seeds since 2003, starting as a casual during his university holidays and joining the team fulltime in 2005.  Mark has progressed through the company via roles of Junior Agronomist, Rangiora Branch Manager to Operations Manager.  During this time Mark has gained an extensive knowledge of the seed processing industry including systems, site and staff management.   Mark is also involved in the wider industry with the New Zealand Seed Processors Association as the Secretary/Treasurer and Seed Quality Management Authority representative.

Mark shares his time between both the Rangiora and Ashburton Branches.

Mobile: 027 637 3575
Fax: 03 313 7555
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Peter Ayers – Mid- South Canterbury

Peter has a B Com Ag from Lincoln University and grew up on a mixed arable and stock farm near Methven. Peter started with Luisetti Seeds in September 2011 and covers the Mid-South Canterbury region. Before working for Luisetti Seeds, Peter worked as a field representative for Ballance for 8 years.

Mobile: 027 522 5628
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Shane King – Agronomist

Shane has been with Luisetti Seeds since July 2016 in the Ellesmere and Central Canterbury areas.  Shane previously worked for Farmlands for 11 years in, and around the Ellesmere area as an Arable Technical Field Officer.  Shane has managed all types of crops including cereal, ryegrass, red and white clover, red beet seed crops and all types of fodder crops including fodder beet.  Shane enjoys helping farmers achieve their production goals.  He has particular expertise in the agronomy of small seed and cereal crops.

Outside work Shane is a volunteer fire fighter with the Southbridge Fire Brigade.

Mobile: 027 441 1106
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Vincent Luisetti – Oxford/Sheffield

Vincent graduated with a B.Com in Agriculture and has extensive work experience in the seed industry in New Zealand and overseas. He is the agent for the Oxford/Sheffield area.

Phone: +64 3 313 7176
Mobile: 0274 355 106
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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Ken Townley – Retail Manager

Ken is our Retail Manager at Luisetti Seeds. Having been a sheep farmer for over 25 years and in the farming industry since 1971. Ken has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to pastures for stock.

Phone: +64 3 313 7176
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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Jono Young has been employed at Luisetti Seeds since January 2015.  Jono has a B.Com (Ag) from Lincoln University.  Jono previously worked for Talley’s as an Agronomist looking after process vegetable crops.  Prior to this Jono gained significant experience in many aspects of agriculture including cropping, dairy and dry stock management.  Jono looks after clients in the mid-south Canterbury areas.

Phone: +64 3 313 7176
Mobile: 027 466 0030
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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Craig Direen has been employed at Luisetti Seeds since October 2015.  Craig has a Bachelor of Agriculture from Lincoln University.  Craig has previously worked for DLF Seeds and CRT.  Craig enjoys providing proactive agronomy advice with a focus on addressing problems or risks before they arise.  Craig also has experience with veterinary pharmaceuticals and farm machinery.  Craig looks after clients in the South Canterbury and North Otago areas.

Mobile: 027 404 0540
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Michael Stanley has been with Luisetti Seeds since August 2017.  Previously Michael worked for Farmlands for 13 years in Marlborough and then Culverden.

Mobile: 027 569 6967
Fax: +64 3 313 7555
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