Crop Walker | Organic | Cornwall

Posted 14 days 2 hours ago by Confidential

£25,000 - £30,000 Annual
Not Specified
Primary Industry Jobs
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Job Description
We are working on an exciting opportunity to join a large fresh produce business in Cornwall as they seek a Crop Walker to join their organic farming team. The farm itself is over 5,000 acres and grows a mixture of organic and conventional vegetable crops that it proudly supplies to its customers directly.

The role:

As Crop Walker, you will be responsible for:
Walking the crops daily, checking for pest, disease and any other problems.
Writing a weekly report on crops.
Give advice on mechanical and hand weeding requirements.
Planning the workload for harvest.
Monitoring irrigation and supervising slug pellet applications.
Monitor the progress of any new crop variety trials.
The person:

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate agriculturalist who has a keen interest in agronomy. We are looking for candidates who:
Have high attention to detail and strong organisational skills
Good communication skills
Can easily adapt to change and enjoy working in an ever-changing environment.
Have a degree in Agriculture/Horticulture
Knowledge of Growing Crops
If this sounds like the job for you then please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner at (url removed) or (phone number removed)
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