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Agronomist – Organic Farming at Leverage Seeds Limited

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Leverage Seeds Limited

Full Time Jobs in Nigeria
JOBS IN OYO STATE - JOB VACANCIES IN OYO
Posted 2 years ago

Leverage Seeds Limited is an indigenous seed company helping farmers maximize their profit through provision of genetically pure seeds of improved crop varieties, affordable fertilizers and agrochemicals, as well as guide farmers on Good Agronomic Practices for bumper harvest.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agronomist – Organic Farming

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

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Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced Agronomist to help us expand our operation.
  • The ideal candidate must have experience in organic farming practices, crop rotation, irrigation, and soil management.
  • He or she will also be familiar with the use of organic pesticides and herbicides.
  • The Candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the farm, including planting, harvesting, and managing the farm workers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, plant and cultivate organic vegetables, fruits, grains, and other crops.
  • Maintain irrigation systems and perform other physical labor as necessary.
  • Manage pests and weeds using natural methods such as crop rotation, mulching, and beneficial insects
  • Keep detailed records of seed varieties, planting dates, fertilizer applications, yields, and other important data.
  • Work with customers, employees, and other farmers to sell products and share information.
  • Stay up-to-date on new developments in organic farming methods.
  • Order seeds, supplies, and equipment as needed.
  • Supervise farm workers and delegate tasks as necessary.
  • Inspect fields and crops regularly to identify problems and take corrective action.
  • Harvest crops at peak ripeness and deliver them to customers in a timely manner.
  • Plan for the next growing season by selecting crop varieties, ordering seeds, and making other preparations.

Required Skills and Qualifications

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  • Proven experience as Agronomist in organic farming.
  • Working knowledge of organic farming practices
  • Experience with soil preparation, planting, irrigation, and crop maintenance.
  • Strong physical stamina and ability to lift heavy objects
  • Basic math skills for budgeting and record-keeping.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or a related field
  • 2 – 3 years work experience.
  • Proven experience as Agronomist in organic farming .
  • Working knowledge of organic farming practices
  • Experience with soil preparation, planting, irrigation, and crop maintenance.
  • Strong physical stamina and ability to lift heavy objects
  • Basic math skills for budgeting and record-keeping
  • Experience with sustainable farming practices
  • Knowledge of natural pest and weed control methods
  • Familiarity to natural manure for plants.

Application Closing Date
26th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV to: [email protected] and copy: [email protected] and [email protected] using “Agronomist- Organic farming – Oyo state at Leverage Seeds Limited” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job CategoryAgriculture / Agro-Allied / Farming Jobs in Nigeria, Agronomist

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