Gary Coukell, general manager of ICMS Inc., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, is the new president of the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants. ICMS specializes in agricultural and environmental research services. Coukell spoke to the NAICC membership stressing the need for finding and keeping good talent at the alliance’s recent annual meeting. He also talked about the resources available and additional ones that could be provided by the alliance for its members.