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Job Summary

We are looking for an agronomist to investigate and implement solutions for our farm in the food production and farming industries. In this role, you will examine, research, and solve problems related to crop management, output, and quality. You will also develop tailored agronomic approaches and oversee interventions on behalf of the company.

  • Minimum Qualification:Certificate
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Agronomy Responsibilities:

  • Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield, and solving problems.
  • Researching and promoting agricultural strategies to counter the effects of changes in soil, climate, weather, and pest damage.
  • Testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Assisting with the plant sourcing, testing, and selection.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Conducting training on products and techniques through educational presentations
  • Developing planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.

Agronomist Requirements:

  • Certificate in agronomy, agriculture, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in Onion farming with exemplary results 
  • Further education and experience may be preferred.
  • Additional certifications may be required.
  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Sales and presentation skills.


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