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Field Trial Technician

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Job Overview

Category : Agriculture
Experience(s) : 2 Year
Location : Nakuru Timau
Job Type: Internship
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Degree in Agriculture
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client is a company owned by farmers in Kenya that produces a range of different crops including cereals, oilseeds and pulses. They mainly focus on Climate Smart agricultural practices; in particular Conservation Agriculture techniques, which are suitable for non-irrigated conditions in a changing world. This highly successful company is seeking for two (2) Field Trial Technician Interns.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in execution of protocols (Variety trials growing, management and harvesting). Ensure all the required data is captured for analysis at the end of any growing season. Report on varietal performance for advancement.
  • Seed processing, treatment, packaging and labeling.
  • Management of varietal lines in the nursery.
  • Regular inspection of seed production fields (scouting for diseases/pests and quality checks).
  • Interact with other functions of the company through participation in demo plots management and field days.

Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma in General Agriculture, Seed Science, ARM, Applied Biology, Crop protection and Improvement or any other related course.

Skills

  • Hands on and with the ability to work in both a field and office environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Self-motivated and result oriented.