Science & Technology ยป Agronomy

Farming Systems Specialist

Description

Farming Systems Specialists conceptualise, design and implement changes to farming systems so that farms with similar resource bases and characteristics can work together to intensify their production.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agribusiness
Compulsory
Farming Systems Specialist
Masters of Agricultural Science
Recommended
Senior Farming Systems Specialist
Manager

Activities

  • Clarify and articulate the aims of a farm
  • Evaluate farm productivity by measuring inputs such as seed costs, fertiliser costs and labour requirements and outputs such as yield and profit
  • Benchmark farm performance to best practice and recommend improvements

Locations

  • Agronomy companies, government departments, research institutions and universities
  • City and Country
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