Gordon (Sonny) Murray, BSc., P.Ag., CCA

Field Crops Specialist

Sonny has over 17 years’ experience in the agricultural industry working with producers on field crop input and crop planning. During his time in the agricultural retail business he spent time developing crop input plans tailored to the producers’ quality and yield goals.

Sonny provides advisory services in field crops including small grains, corn, soybeans and forages. Sonny’s areas of experience include nutrient management, soil fertility, weed management, crop rotation, and soil conservation.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College where he majored in Plant Science and minored in Pest Management. After graduating Sonny started his career in canola production and weed research with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Sonny has received many industry awards in recognition of his service including the 2014 Nova Scotia Agrologist of the Year.

Sonny joined Perennia in September 2017, to support growth and development of the Field Crop Industry in the Maritimes. His extension activities include responding to farm inquiries, hosting production workshops & tours, and publishing factsheets and the CropLinks newsletter. Sonny serves on production, research, and education-related committees.