Russ Kelsey


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Russ is UK Sales Manager of Agrico UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Agrico Holland which is a Dutch farmer cooperative of some 800 members producing in excess of 360,000 tonnes of seed potatoes per year. Agrico is a global company with offices in the UK, Sweden, Poland, Slovenia, Canada and France, and has extensive agency networks across the world.

Russ is responsible for the sales of Agrico UK Ltd’s 50,000 tonnes of high grade seed potatoes to pre-packers, processors, seed merchants and branded operations worldwide.

Russ is also responsible for the successful introduction into the UK market of new and innovative Agrico varieties bred by sister company Agrico Research BV in Holland.

Russ has served on BPTA Council since its inception in 2008 being actively involved in its many Committees including Export and Education & Entertainment, progressing rapidly onto the Executive Committee and serving as BPTA President between 2014-2016.

A keen runner, Russ has completed many marathons raising a significant amount of money for various charities including – MacMillan, Cancer UK, British Heart Foundation & Help for Heroes. When he’s not running, Russ likes to pursue active mountain biking, hill climbing and shooting & fishing. A lover of the outdoors, he spends as much time as possible with his wife Diane & son Charlie & Alfie the Labrador enjoying the beautiful Scottish countryside.

Please contact Russ:

Tel.01307 840 789