Gowan Company

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Registration as it was on 05 Dec 2023
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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Sep 2022 - Aug 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Gowan Company

    EU Transparency Register

    413586843831-88 First registered on 27 Aug 2021

    Goals / Remit

    The Gowan Group is a global, family-owned agricultural solutions business headquartered in Yuma, Arizona, U.S.A. Gowan specializes in developing, marketing, and processing agricultural inputs such as crop protection products, seeds, and fertilizers. Founded by Jon Jessen in 1962 and led by his daughter Juli as CEO, Gowan has grown markets in the majority of agricultural regions globally. A deep respect for science and a passion for agriculture drives the Gowan Company to help growers solve their critical pest and plant health issues.

    Main EU files targeted

    The Green Deal Communication, the Farm to Fork Strategy, the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability, the Fitness check for the Water Framework Directive and any subsequent legislative proposals are in the scope of Gowan's work.

    With regard to crop protection, the following (upcoming) legislation is of particular importance to Gowan:

    REGULATION (EC) No 1107/2009 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 October 2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market and repealing Council Directives 79/117/EEC and 91/414/EEC

    REGULATION (EC) NO 396/2005 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 23 February 2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive

    REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and
    1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006

    Revision of Directive 2009/128/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for Community action to achieve the sustainable use of pesticides

    Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety

    REGULATION (EU) 2019/1381 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 20 June 2019 on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain and amending Regulations (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 1829/2003, (EC) No 1831/2003, (EC) No 2065/2003, (EC) No 1935/2004, (EC)
    No 1331/2008, (EC) No 1107/2009, (EU) 2015/2283 and Directive 2001/18/EC


    Head Office
    370 South Main Street
    Yuma 85364
    EU Office
    2nd Floor, Daniel Hall Building Rothamsted Research, West Common


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Volker KOCH-ACHELPOEHLER 09 Apr 2022 08 Apr 2023

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    - CropLife Europe - https://www.croplifeeurope.org
    - IBMA - https://ibma-global.org
    - American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union - https://www.amchameu.eu
    - CropLife America - https://www.croplifeamerica.org
    - AEPLA (Spain) - https://www.aepla.es
    - UIPP (France) - https://www.uipp.org
    - CropLife UK (UK) - https://www.croplife.uk
    - Phytofar (Belgium) - http://www.phytofar.be
    - Agrofarma (Italy) - https://agrofarma.federchimica.it

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Sep 2022 - Aug 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    eu focus 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    eu focus

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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