Meet the experts

Steve Chapman
General Manager
027 567 0770

Steve is a highly respected and trusted member of the agricultural industry, clocking up 40 years experience. Steve has experience ranging from being a South Island grain and seed manager to managing a freight company. His expertise also expands to the North Island with 15 years experience in sales.

Steve's role in Wholesale Seeds is to handle retail sales and the distribution of seed throughout New Zealand, along with managing the seed dressing store in Ashburton.

John Vucetich
Wholesale Sales Manager
027 307 4535

With 52 years experience John has an impressive background in the agricultural industry. John has established a strong rapport throughout the New Zealand grain and seed sector and is very highly valued in Wholesale Seeds. His experience ranges from being a grain and seed merchandise manager to being a director and co-owner of a seed dressing company. John's role in Wholesale Seeds is dealing with the wholesale clients and satisfying their needs.

James Smith
Agronomist
027 531 0770

After completing a Dip Farm management at Lincoln University, James was an agronomist/research technician for 9 years. With a broad knowledge in the seed industry, James became a farm advisor for 4 years. Now he is the owner of Wholesale Seeds Ltd along with his wife Angela.

James uses is agronomy expertise to provide farmers with the knowledge to grow high yielding green feed or seed multiplication crops.

Patrick Davis
Agronomist
027 567 0771

We are very proud to announce that Patrick has come aboard as a shareholder. After completing an Agricultural Science Degree at Lincoln University, Patrick was an agronomist for three years Patrick has a very broad knowledge as an agronomist and specialises in chemical application. He is an expert in the specific application rates to specialised crops.

Patrick's role in Wholesale Seeds is a Field Rep who sells green feed and pasture seed, following up his sales with individual tailored advice.

Thomas Bird
Agronomist
027 567 0773

Thomas is a graduate from Lincoln University. After studying a Bachelor of Commerce and Agriculture for 3 years Thomas has been employed by Wholesale Seeds. Thomas is getting to understand the business as a whole but his core job is an agronomist.

We are excited to have a graduate join our team. Thomas has plenty of vibrance and energy to help complete our motivated sales/agronomists.

Jamie Ward
Agronomist
Stephan Booth
Agronomist