May 19, 2021
Porterville, South Africa
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Job Category
Agronomy (crops) and horticultural production, Plant nutrition, plant protection, Plant propagation and nursery management
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A leading innovative grower of berries, with farms in South Africa and globally, is recruiting an experienced, self-motivated and target-driven Agronomist for a berry test plot in Porterville, Western Cape. The position will report to the Lead Agronomist.

Purpose of the Role:


  • Run a berry test plot executing basic functions to ensure trial objectives are achieved.
  • Execute precise irrigation & fertigation applications per set trial.
  • Precise harvesting of all trials and measured as per trial parameters.
  • Data management maintained for the trial site.
  • Apply fruit counts and submit weekly berry forecasts for 5 growers.
  • Shadow the Lead Agronomist on key farm visits.

 Candidate Requirements

  • Tertiary: BSc/MSc Agriculture (Horticulture) or National Diploma.
  • Good understanding, experience and knowledge of good agronomic practicesyoung energetic person.
  • Between 1-3 years’ experience in agronomy, technical advisory, plant nutrition, fertigation and crop protection.
  • Broad technical knowledge of crops, products, and farming practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy is essential with good working knowledge of Microsoft packages and excellent report writing skills.
  • Driving license with own transport.
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