Agronomist Job at Edojobs


EdoJobs2.0, a Skills Development Programme initiated by The Edo State Government, was re-launched on the 8th of March, 2018 to transform the wellbeing of the society and its economy through various means. Since its inception, EdoJobs has created jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities for over 35,000 individuals in various roles including agriculture, traffic management, accounting, administration, ICT, estate management, sales and many others.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Agronomist
Job Location: 
Edo

Job Descriptions

  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, harvesting techniques, improve crop yield and solve agricultural problems.
  • Research ,develop and promote farming products
  • Visit fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and testing samples for nutritional deficiencies and diseases.
  • Assist in plant selection process and development of planting and irrigation schedules and budgets
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields customers, crops and samples
  • Generating reports and present findings to management and clients
  • Study, assess and evaluate soil chemistry and soil testing.
  • Study and evaluate plants, their biological aspects and their growth behavior.
  • Develop ways to make crops more pest-resistant.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Sweet potato research experience
  • Strong research, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.