John and his sister Susan are the current owner of Natural Insect Control (NIC). A family owned and operated business for the past 33 years. NIC was one of the first beneficial insect companies in Canada and has been on the cutting edge of the industry ever since. NIC is the only company in Canada producing nematodes, as such John has a unique understanding of nematodes, and their use in both greenhouse and outdoor settings. John is working directly with industry leaders in developing IPM programmes that include nematodes as a key component for controlling soil pests. With the intention of increasing both yield and quality of the crop.
In his spare time John is currently establishing a blue bird / tree swallow nesting box trail in Stevensville.