Agronomist

Description


Agronomists, sometimes known as crop scientists, specialize in producing and improving food crops through conducting experiments and developing methods of production. As plant scientists, agronomists can have many career paths, but their careers are generally focused on increasing the quality and amount of food produced for the nation's food supply.

Career Path

  •   Agronomist in training
  •   Certified Agronomist
  •   Agronomist Staff
  •   Supervisor
  •   Manager
  •   Consultant

Main Activity

  • experiment and plan studies to improve crop yields

  • study a farm's crop production in order to discern the best ways to plant, harvest, and cultivate the plants, regardless of the climate

  • develop methods to control weeds and pests to keep crops disease-free

  • work scientifically to produce the finest crops, on the most consistent basis that they can, in any situation

Salary

  • 11jt – 15jt

Skills

  •   Problem-solving skills
  •   Math Skill
  •   Analytical Skill

Type

  • Crop Scientist
  • Food Scientist
  • Plant Sientist