Orchard Manager - Tree Crops
Posted , 19 Jun 2019 | Job Id :CA94-4315-60920559
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Agronomy and agriculture

  • Casual/vacation
  • Riverland, SA, Australia

Job Summary: We require an Orchard Manager with a good understanding of agronomy, irrigation and production of tree crops who will be responsible for the farming operations.

Job Details: Manage all orchard and general agronomy/farming practices for the property to enhance general returns by way of yields and quality.
Management of the orchard staff
Manage the irrigation scheduling for the orchard
Carry out regular plantation pest and disease inspections, leaf and soil tests for plant nutrition
Ensure the appropriate maintenance of plantation plant and equipment
Manage, implement and maintain the plantation budget
Deliver and achieve a safe working site
Develop and agree the budget and monitor and deliver that budget
Recording and reporting of key data – ie; irrigation, nutrition, crop estimates etc.
Implement work program within time frames
Supervision of personnel and contractors
Maintaining the assets to agreed levels


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