Locations: Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano

Job Description

Alluvial is looking for an experienced Agronomist to support its work with Rice, Maize, and Soybeans in Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano. We expect that the Agronomist will support our work to check soil quality against the crops that will be planted in the area.
Aside from learning more about soil quality, they would also work with our farmers in order to develop better farming conditions through improved planting areas.
Other Responsibilities Include

Preparing and managing plans for crop improvement and enhanced production
Designing and coordinating land development projects for agricultural land and forests
Laboratory testing of plant and agri-food products
Agricultural, agri-food, livestock, forestry and environmental quality certification
Safeguarding environmental sustainability, safety and quality
Carrying out land-use planning in accordance with applicable legislation
Landscape design
Providing management and technical consultancy services to companies and other organizations
Sale of professional agricultural products and technology
Plan, schedule, execute, evaluate, analyze, interpret and report results of product trials and experiments
Assist in trial establishment, monitoring, weed control, plot maintenance, agronomic and disease notations and harvest, as necessary
Manage field calls regarding product performance and complaints, attend public and university meetings/field days to stay abreast of new products and technology
Experience Required

A degree in agronomy, crop science, agricultural science, Agricultural systems and management, Agribusiness or other related fields will be helpful.
Females are strongly encouraged to apply
Application Closing Date
31st May, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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