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About Us

Who we are

Nufarm In THE UK

In THE WORLD OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, NUFARM IS A GLOBAL PLAYER.

We’re big and small. Our business is large, stable and built on solid values. And we’re small enough to be quick, agile and fueled by innovative ideas. We know where and how to provide value to our customers. Our products include proven active ingredients, packaged to deliver practical solutions for progressive producers and retailers. Relationships drive our approach to customer service. We work hard to make business simple, streamlined and fun.

Nufarm UK has come a long way since our beginnings as a fertiliser company in New Zealand over 100 years ago. Now firmly focused on the provision of a wide range of top quality crop protection products for farmers and growers including Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides and Plant Growth Regulators.

Our UK operation is resourced with over 350 staff, 12 sales and marketing managers, a team of technical specialists, and manufacturing centre in Wyke, Bradford.

We’re Nufarm and we’re proud to be a partner in British agriculture.

Nufarm Worldwide

A global presence

Nufarm maintains manufacturing and marketing operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Americas and Europe, selling products in more than 100 countries around the world. We employ more than 3,400 people, all of whom make a vital contribution to the company’s reputation for quality products, innovation, first class marketing and technical support.

Head Office: Laverton (Melbourne), Australia

Australian Stock Exchange Symbol: NUF
 

Global Site

History

1950s

Nufarm was established in Melbourne, Australia in the mid 1950s. Founder Max Fremder began selling phenoxy herbicides to professional spray applicators in regional Victoria and quickly established a reputation for excellent customer service and good quality products.

1970s

The company moved to its present head office location at Laverton North in 1972, with the corporate headquarters located adjacent to Nufarm’s largest manufacturing facility.

1980s

Beginning in the mid 1980s, Nufarm was a subsidiary of New Zealand-based Fernz Corporation. The Nufarm crop protection business continued to grow and expand.

1990s

A number of overseas locations were established throughout the 1990s.

2000s

In 2000, Fernz migrated the incorporation of the company to Australia and changed the group’s name to Nufarm Limited. Since that time, the company has focused on building a global platform for its core crop protection business and has divested various industrial and specialty chemical business.

Today

Various acquisitions and solid organic growth have seen the business rapidly expand. Nufarm is now ranked the 8th largest crop protection company in the world, with a clear leadership position in Australia and substantial operations in North and South America, Europe, New Zealand and Asia.

Working at Nufarm

Nufarm is a global organization with operations in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.

If you have a passion for agriculture and want to advance your career, we have opportunities for you to grow with Nufarm.

Join us for a fulfilling career in a fun and dynamic work environment. We’re always looking for great people to help us grow a better tomorrow.

 
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