Mr. Patterson was one of the principal founding members of A&L Canada, is currently President and CEO and acts as the chief agronomist. His primary role is corporate administration, customer support and service. Mr. Patterson obtained an honors degree in agriculture from the University of Guelph in 1978 and has been a professional agronomist for over thirty years. He works closely with all agricultural clients to support the service provided by his company. He was one of the first people in Canada to earn the designate as a Certified Crop Advisor. As part of ongoing customer support, he personally conducts in-depth agronomy and fertility training seminars for field, horticultural and specialty crops. Mr. Patterson is also a principle and on the board of directors for 4 other related companies that focus on technology and research in Agriculture. A&L and related companies under the guidance of Mr. Patterson are engaged in production agriculture technology and research, not only all across Canada but also many countries around the globe.