FieldWatch, Inc., a non-profit company that promotes improved communication and stewardship among crop producers, beekeepers and pesticide applicators, announced that effective Oct. 1, 2020, Bob Walters begin in the role of Chief Executive Officer for the organization. Walters replaces Stephanie Regagnon who recently departed Field Watch to take a new leadership role at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Walters previously served as FieldWatch’s Director of Business Development since joining the company in 2016.
FieldWatch's mission is to develop and provide easy-to-use, reliable, accurate and secure on-line mapping tools intended to enhance communications that promote awareness and stewardship activities between producers of specialty crops, beekeepers and pesticide applicators. Over the past 12 years, FieldWatch’s online registries have grown to include 37,600 users and 45,000 crop and apiary sites. These free mapping tools – which are compatible and can be easily integrated into many technology platforms used in agriculture – enable crop producers, bee-keepers and pesti-cide applicators to work together to protect specialty crops, row crops and apiaries.