Test Plot Agronomist | East Malling

England, Kent, West Malling
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
08 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Edina Bremner
Grower Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

We are delighted to be working with a leading breeder and grower of soft fruit as they look to take on a Test Plot Agronomist to join their team. Based on one of their principle research and development farms in Kent, UK, you will assist the Test Plot Manager with the day-to-day running of the test plot.

The Job:
We are looking for professional and practical individuals who have a proven track record of plant physiology and plant performance on farms.
Your responsibilities will include:
Studying plants in substrate and soil.
Developing innovative techniques and systems to help improve yield.
Monitoring pest and diseases and implementing IPM strategies.
Providing spray & feed recommendations.

The Person:
The is an excellent opportunity for those who:
Have a strong understanding of plant physiology.
Ideally FACTS & BASIS qualified.
Hold PA1 & PA2 spraying certificates.
Have experience of working in a similar role within the commercial horticulture industry.
Have a flexible approach to work due to the seasonal nature of the crops.

To apply:
To find out more either apply via the link or simply contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.

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