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Agronomist

AJIRY

Nairobi, Kenya

11 months ago


Job Description

This position is responsible for directly and supportively assisting the Farm Managers and Pest control Advisors with the development and implementation of sound agronomic practices for a variety of high value pasture crops. Directly makes, fertilizer and soil amendment recommendations for the various crops throughout the assigned region. Stays abreast of all applicable regulations and informs Farm Managers and Grower Representatives of changes and requirements. Directly conducts field research in plant and soil fertility, irrigation, pesticides, growth regulators, and new technologies that can bring value and improvement to customers farming operations. Meets and builds upon already strong established relationships with various accounts. Directly brings any up-to-date and pertinent agricultural or agronomic information to the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. An understanding of soil science and pest management and the ability to make appropriate recommendations preferred

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree (B
  2. A
  3. ) from University in agronomy, soils or nutrients; or three to five years related field experience and/or training in fruit, hops or nut crops; or equivalent combination of education and experience