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Our partners include:

Manchester Metropolitan University

Environmental Crop Management Limited has a long standing relationship with MMU and over 400 students have been helped by ECM. Many postgraduate students have continued working with ECM to gain Doctorate and Masters Degrees. ECM has a research facility to test novel conservation techniques and conducts research on the effects pesticides have on wildlife.

Manchester Metropolitan University website

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

ECM acts as a bridge between the RSPB and farmers to promote conservation throughout farms in the North West of England. ECM has given over 5000 nest boxes to farmers in Lancashire and Cheshire in the past 15 years.

RSPB website

Hawk and Owl Trust

ECM continues to help re-establish the Barn Owl in Cheshire.

Hawk and Owl Trust website


ECM and MMU have studied how to selectively control pernicious weeds in hedgerows whilst leaving the native flora intact. Bayer have helped to promote our work in the farming press and in its own publications.

Bayer website


ECM and MMU have studied the protection of beneficial insects in vegetable crops. This project generated several doctorates.

BASF website

Corteva Agriscience

This joint study with MMU studied the use of low dose potato fungicide, a reduction of packaging and the control or Potato Blight.

ECM has used the Corteva Grassland range to target difficult grassland weeds whilst reducing water pollution.

Corteva website


We are ambassadors of LEAF and have supported our local LEAF farm.

LEAF website

De Sangosse

Studies using De Sangosse slug pellets have allowed for maximum crop protection using low dose slug pellet applications.

De Sangosse website


As a member of AIC, ECM helps to promote the benefits of modern commercial agriculture in the UK and supports collaboration throughout the food chain.

AIC website


All ECM agronomists are on the register ensuring the highest standards of advice, storage and transport in relation to pesticide usage.

BASIS website

The Green Organisation

The Green Organisation is an independent international environmental group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world. ECM has been a national winner on several occasions and has also won their prestigious Green Hero Award.

The Green Organisation website

Lower Moss Wood

ECM works closely with Lower Moss Wood on local conservation issues, in particular, ECM supports the Mid Cheshire Barn Owl Group in the their continued efforts to increase barn owl numbers in Cheshire.

Lower Moss Wood website

Nat West Bank PLC

Nat West has helped promote our environmentally friendly farming techniques particularly in their 1997 Environmental Report.

Crest Group

The Crest Group is a specialist AgChem marketing group of members, formed from independent Agronomist companies.

Crest Group website

Belchim Crop Protection

Innovative crop protection ranges including solutions developed for new sectors such as bio products.

Belchim website

FMC Agro Ltd

A leading manufacturer and supplier of both speciality and generic crop protection products, adjuvants, crop nutrition micronutrients and foliar feeds. These benefit the UK agriculture, horticulture and forestry sectors.

FMC website


A range of specialist products developed to ensure maximum activity from pesticides and crop nutrients.

Intracrop website


A leading global producer of extremely cost-effective crop protection products, speciality chemicals and other industrial chemicals.

UPL website

The Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE)

The Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) is encouraging farmers and land managers across England to protect and enhance the environmental value of farmland, through measures that sit alongside productive agriculture.

CFE website

Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

Delivering positive environmental impacts through new products, processes and services for the global marketplace.

Eco-Innovation website


Leading suppliers of crop protection products for grassland, arable and horticultural crops. Nufarm also supply products for use in amenity situations by local authorities.

Nufarm website


One of the world’s most comprehensive range of crop protection and weed control products.

ADAMA website


Barclay is a family-owned, Irish company that has been dedicated to the supply of crop protection products for over 30 years.

Barclay website


Certis UK is a leading crop protection business committed to providing our customers with a wide range of innovative, integrated crop protection solutions, designed to overcome today’s production challenges.

Certis website


From its offices in Royston, the company works in partnership with a number of distributors across the UK to provide quality assured, cost effective solutions to a number of Weed, Insect Pest and Disease problems with UK crops.

Sipcam website


One of the world’s leading agricultural companies operating in over 90 countries and committed to helping farmers grow more from less.

Syngenta website

Our Farmers and Their Families

Without our farmer clients none of our techniques would have been utilised and we are grateful for their open mindedness and the care they continue to show for the environment.