Production ยป Farm Consulting

Agronomist

Description 

An agronomist can specialise in a range of different ways, but generally are hired to focus on the way cropping procedures can be improved to increase the quality and quantity of a yield. They typically perform a range of experiments in the paddock to help reduce diseases and improve the crop’s quality.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agribusiness
Compulsory
Bachelor of Science (Plant Biology)
Compulsory
Graduate Agronomist
Agronomist
Masters in Agricultural Science
Recommended
Senior Agronomist
PhD
Recommended
Manager
Executive Manager

Activities

  • Applying science and technology to produce crops – the science encompasses plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, and soil science
  • Collect and analyse data to understand the factors affecting crop production
  • Advise farmers and farm managers about techniques for improving the efficiency of production of crops

Locations

  • Agronomy companies, government agencies, research institutions
  • City and Country
Education opportunities
Job opportunities