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Job Description

Agronomists will conduct research, experiments and investigations into field crop problems to secure a higher yield and improved quality. They will look into best methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting and will develop methods for control of weeds, diseases and pests.

Entry Requirements

A degree in agriculture, biology, biotechnology, crop and plant science, genetics, horticulture or other related subject.  Agricultural apprenticeships at levels 2, 3 and 4 may assist with moving toward this role.

Required Skills

  • A strong interest in plants and plant science
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Able to work well in a team
  • The ability to communicate your findings to others
  • Good concentration levels
  • An analytical and investigative mind

Starting Salary

£16,000 to £25,000

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