Agronomist

Dreamfield Farm Resorts,

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Dreamfield Farm Resorts is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position above.

Job Description

What responsibilities will I have?

  • 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
  • Provide agronomic training for staff responsible for sales and marketing
  • Assist with agronomic budgeting and cost monitoring
  • Interact with suppliers, applicators and agronomy laboratories
  • Remain up to date on crop nutrition and protection technology
  • Create and administer an animal/crop/fruits/Vegetables cultivation and rotation schedule that ensures continuous use of farmland with fallow processes incorporated where necessary; such schedule shall include consideration for (where possible) the following desired farm animals, fruits, and vegetables: Kale, Spinach, Lettuce, Oregano, Parsley, Thyme, Tomato, Green and Red Pepper, Watermelon, Pineapple, Banana, Plantain, Oranges, Lemon, Lime, Moringa, Carrots

Job Requirement:

What education and training required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Agronomy or a related field is required to become an agronomist.
  • It is also advised that you receive and maintain your Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) certification.

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Summary

Company

Dreamfield Farm Resorts,

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Osun

Specialization

Agriculture/Farming

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years