Test Plot Agronomist | East Malling

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
England, Kent, West Malling
Salary
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
10 Feb 2019
Ref
EB11139
Contact
Edina Bremner
Sector
Growing
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


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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