Ella ThackrayNFU Suffolk County Adviser
Ella joined the NFU's county adviser team in July 2023 and she is looking forward to helping farm businesses across Suffolk.
She is not from a farming family but has always lived in Suffolk. She started helping out on farms during lambing and went on to study for a BSc in agriculture at Harper Adams. This included a placement with BASF in its trials team at Woolpit, assisting the development agronomists and helping with the trial seed department.
Prior to joining the NFU she was innovation crops product manager at Agrii, sourcing, developing, contracting, and marketing niche crops, including naked oats, naked barley, haricot beans, and chickpeas. Ella also plays an active role with Suffolk Young Farmers.