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Precision Agriculture Specialist

Description

Precision Ag Specialists are closely linked with the farm machinery industry. Their role involves taking data and maps from equipment and machinery, and then actioning it on farms with practical applications. This includes the installation and instruction of using precision equipment, and understanding how data is reflected in the real life event, allowing them to calibrate and/or update software and farming processes.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Bachelor of AgriBusiness
Compulsory
Precision Ag Specialist
Master of Science
Recommended
Senior Precision Ag Scientist
PhD
Recommended
Research Manager
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Recommended
General Manager
Executive Manager
Chief Executive Operations

Activities

  • Develop information maps and convert these into prescription maps. Based on the prescription maps, set up variable rate application of crop treatments
  • Work with growers to install and calibrate precision equipment
  • Promote the benefits of precision agriculture to the grains industry

Locations

  • Precision equipment and software retailers, agronomy businesses, government departments and grower groups
  • Country and City
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