Residential Agronomist – East Bono Region At OMOKEHINDE FARMS LTD


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Position : Residential Agronomist – East Bono RegionResidential Agronomist Wanted

We are seeking an experienced agronomist to live onsite and join our large-scale corn farm in the East Bono region of Ghana.

As our residential agronomist, you will supervise farming operations, ensure optimal crop health and yields, and work closely with our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee planting, fertilisation, irrigation, and harvesting plans
  • Monitor crop development and identify/treat disease, pests, nutritional deficiencies
  • Conduct soil testing and analysis to determine proper amendments
  • Supervise farm workers and field crews
  • Maintain detailed records on crops, yields, costs, etc.
  • Reside full-time on the farm
Required profile for job ad : Residential Agronomist – East Bono RegionRequirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Agronomy or years of experience
  • 3+ years experience as an agronomist on a large commercial grain farm (over 500 hectres)
  • Direct knowledge of industrial corn production – must have managed corn crops through entire planting, growing and harvest process
  • Experience creating and implementing pest, disease, and nutrient management plans
  • Background maintaining detailed digital records and utilising farm management software
  • Experience managing teams of 10+ farm workers
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven approach to agronomy
  • Comfortable living onsite at a working farm
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions
  • Passion for agriculture and continuous learning mindset

Preference will be given to candidates from the East Bono region. Competitive pay and benefits offered. Please send a resume and cover letter to be considered for this opportunity.

We are seeking an agronomist with deep hands-on experience successfully managing industrial-scale corn crops end-to-end.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership abilities, attention to detail, and be comfortable overseeing all aspects of corn cultivation per best practices.

Please highlight your specific corn agriculture expertise in your application. 

Job criteria for job ad : Residential Agronomist – East Bono Region
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
Industries :
Agriculture, fishing, aquaculture
Consumer goods
Import-export business
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Quality, methods
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Brong Ahafo – Eastern – Northern – Upper East
City : East Bono Region Of Ghana
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
HND
Spoken language :
EnglishGood Level
Key Skills :
AGRONOMY
FERTILISATION
AGRICULTURE
PROCESS
IRRIGATION
PRODUCTION
MAINTENANCE
Number of Position(s) : 1
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February 2024
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