Agricultural Consultant

Advisor

Job Id: 0DF3-7115-41429414 |   Mareeba ,QLD



Multiple positions are available for Agricultural Consultants/Agricultural Scientists for a busy farming enterprises on the Atherton Tablelands. Successful applicants will provide advice to Senior Management on aspects of farming and develop techniques for increasing productivity.

  • Working knowledge of water hydraulics, soil and tree water requirements.
  • Ability to understand the dynamics of irrigation systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring.

Job Details:

Collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, soil and other factors affecting production. Advising Senior Management on techniques for improving the production of crops and alternative agricultural options. Providing advice on issues such as crop disease, control of pests and weeds and soil improvement. Studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production. Studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on crop production. Developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production. Investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases Design and recommend irrigation systems using relevant computer software.


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