A keen and enthusiastic individual is required to join a leading team of Soft Fruit Agronomists. The candidate will be required to provide comprehensive agronomic support in the form of on-farm advice to a growers covering South East & the West of England majoring on soft fruit crops such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries.
The ideal candidate will have experience in agronomy (preferably soft fruit), with up to date knowledge of crop production systems, nutrition, and pest and disease control. An understanding and interest in the development of new varieties would be a positive attribute. The role will require travel regularly further within the UK, ROI and Europe for grower and propagator visits, and to attend international industry events as required.
The candidate must be able to work independently on grower visits, as well as being a key part of the wider agronomy and technical teams. Involvement with the whole business will involve regular communication with the companies QA, R & D, commercial, and sales teams.
Ideally BASIS & FACTS qualified but would consider a trainee role for the right candidate.
Full driving licence is essential.
Degree in horticulture, agriculture, biological sciences or related subjects