Early forecasts can help alleviate pesticide supply

Abram, Mike
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/4/2008, p23
Trade Publication
The article highlights the significance of forecasting for crop protection manufacturers in Great Britain to help them secure supplies of in-demand products for distributors and major purchasing groups. It mentions that the information receive from distributors serves as a key part in the manufacturer's forecasting. But, Anglia Farms chief executive officer (CEO) Clarke Willis claims that forecasting can never guarantee supply because variables in the supply chain can change such as raw material shortages and price hikes.


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