A going concern is in search of an experienced Agronomist to join their operations based in Broomley Marondera. The incumbent will have a minimum of Five years experience in a similar role and extensive knowledge of the area. Monitors inputs disbursement to farmers; Maintain detailed notes related to crops produced.
Drive change through the continuous improvement process and constantly assess what's working well and what's not, making changes as needed.
Ensure accurate knowledge or reliable referrals to make recommendations to growers to achieve efficient crop production.
Soil sample fields including multiple depth sampling, sampling by geo-reference and multiple site sampling in the event of changes in soil texture.
Manage field trials, plant physiology and irrigation practices Scout customer fields for weed, insects, disease and nutrition issues.
Ensure that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather conditions are optimal. Gather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepare progress reports.
Analyze crop claim issues as necessary.
Document field evaluation of seed, chemical, specialty products and fertilizers.
Assist with agronomic budgeting and cost monitoring.
Interact with suppliers, applicators and agronomy laboratories.
Remain up to date on crop nutrition and protection technology. .
If you possess the required attributes and competencies please send your cv attached in word format. Urgently apply if you are interested and attach your CV in word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Created: April 17, 2019
Category: Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental
Salary: Not Stated
Expiry Date: April 29, 2019