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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 21, 2023
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    We are a privately owned, hands on business, operating with over 1500 acres of prime land. We run three different farms to provide climatic diversity. We have invested heavily in dams, boreholes and waterpans to ensure irrigation is a key asset for us.
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    Farm Scout


    • Certificate/diploma in general Agriculture
    • At least two years’ experience in the same field
    • Able to effectively communicate out and deliver weekly plans.
    • Leadership skill.
    • Time consciousness.
    • Attention to detail
    • Good numerical skills.
    • Problem solving skills.
    • Good organization skills.
    • Team player.
    • Passion for crop husbandry


    • Mapping of scouting across your area
    • Early identification of pests (Including weeds) and diseases as per scouting procedure
    • Ensure proper installation of pheromon trap and other pest identifications traps.
    • Disease and pest monitoring after invention.
    • Immediate reporting of all findings that require urgent intervention such as hot spots and immigration, over or under irrigation, scorching or any crop damage
    • Identification and counts of all beneficial insects either naturally occurring or introduced into the fields
    • Monitor efficiency of products used for control measures.
    • Coordinating with management on all biological programs and implementation.
    • Verifying / validating of scouting reports to confirm accuracy and reliability.
    • Ensuring management plants / intentions on plant health are implemented in a timely manner.
    • Facilitating trials on new products prior to commercial use within the farm.
    • Producing a daily written report indicating pest/disease infestation progress for each block.
    • Maintaining up to date records and reports.
    • Liaise with your supervisor and the farm management to obtain recommended beneficial organisms and following IPM guidelines of application in respective crops
    • Conservation of the general environment/surroundings by keeping work areas clean and tidy and following waste management and disposal procedures
    • Adhering to all company, legal and customer requirements and regulations at all times
    • Promote and maintain ethical and professional standards in line with company staff regulations, ETI and other codes of conducts to enhance worker welfare.
    • Health and Safety – Ensure all duties are performed safely and responsibly in consideration to Environmental, Health and Safety Company policies.
    • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by their manager from time to time.

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