Agronomist - Fruit

Location
West Midlands / Home based
Salary
Excellent Salary offered
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
12 Jun 2018
Ref
3668
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently seeking an experienced Agronomist to join an established Fresh Produce business, who supply the UK retailers with an excellent standard of Soft Fruit products. This Agronomist role offers a great opportunity to join a key player in the industry, and become an integral part of the Agronomy team, being based in the West Midlands.

Reporting to the Agronomy Manager, the Agronomist will ensure agronomic best practice is applied across the supply base. Regular crop walking & identification of crop health issues in terms of pest and disease, crop nutrition status & feeds, to manage plant health should be advised where necessary. Advise growers on irrigation requirements, crop production planning, new varieties available, and keep growers informed of developments around their crops that may affect their success of growing Fruit & yields. 

With the encouragement of growers to gain BASIS & FACTS certifications, it would be most advantageous for this individual to have knowledge of both, with experience of the Fresh Produce industry, and ideally Fruit. A full driving licence is essential, due to travel to growers / farms.  

Please call our team to discuss the role of Agronomist on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration.

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