Agronomist - macadamia nut

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Job Summary

The primary responsibility is to assist in providing expertise and advice in implementing agronomic service programs for our business.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Regular field checks to ensure expected production is always on course.
  • Prepare and present detailed field reports to the lead supervisor and management
  • Insect, weed and disease monitoring / diagnostics
  • Soil sampling and Soil moisture status monitoring
  • Ag chemical, fertilizer and seed recommendations
  • Equipment calibration
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
  • Permanent record keeping Crop budgeting and planning
  • Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
  • Educational / promotional presentations as needed
  • Assist designated staff members in selling efforts with dealers, specific customers, and prospective customers that need additional agronomic support / contact.
  • Proactively promote and inform the Area team sales staff on current and potential upcoming agronomic issues that affect growing crops.
  • Assist other Agronomists with designated agronomic testing, training and sales projects.
  • Perform field service calls, participate in area functions as requested, and evaluate product performance within designated areas
  • Attend commercially sponsored workshops and seminars to gain agronomic knowledge
  • Perform other duties as may be required by the company

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma/Bachelor in Agriculture or related field
  • 3+ years experience as an Agronomist
  • Broad technical knowledge of crops, ie. banana, macadamia nuts, mangoes and coffee ( Please state in your application the crop)
  • Must be flexible and good communication skills

If you meet the above requirements kindly share your CV  to aha.applicants@gmail.com  

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