Wade grew up on a cotton and rice farm in Mississippi. He has worked for John Deere, Trimble and AutoFarm giving him extensive experience with technology pertaining to precision agriculture. His knowledge of agriculture is broad, but his areas of expertise include land levelling, tile drainage and orchard development such as planting and variable rate sprays.
With experience in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, Wade has broad knowledge of a range of crops such as sugar cane, cotton, rice, cereal crops, soybeans, vegetables and orchards.
Wade has been in New Zealand coming up 13 years. His outside interests include adventure motorbike riding and 4×4 safaris in his trusty Jeep.
– Bachelor of Science (Hons)