AGRONOMIST

Brownrigg Agriculture is a progressive agricultural business, supplying to NZ and the world from our operations based 20-minutes south of Hastings. Our platform and portfolio of crops and forages is expanding, bringing with it an increased operational requirement of getting things done right and on time.

Our Agronomy team oversees the planning, care and wellbeing of all our crops, pastures and forages across our cropping and livestock enterprises. Reporting to our Agronomy Manager, and working closely with the wider team, you will lead our pasture, forage and arable crop programme.

With an emphasis on timely implementation of plans, precision and effective use of inputs and resources you will help the business achieve high performance plant production. Areas of focus will include:
• Planning and implementing pasture renewal and forage crop policy across our farm units
• Pasture/forage crop monitoring and managing the weed, pest and fertiliser programs
• Oversight of the business’ arable crop program
• Team leadership and contractor management

This is an exciting career opportunity to enjoy a varied role and continue developing your skills in our diverse business.

A full Position Description is available by request from: jobs@brownrigg.co.nz

To discuss in confidence phone Dereck Ferguson on 027 807 4575.