Agronomist Resume



Career Summary:

A well-rounded agronomist with an experience of 7+ years with a strong background in soil-testing and different crop cultivation techniques. Ability to supervise work in different climatic conditions, and excellent communication skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge about farming, crop cultivation techniques, breeding animals and livestock

  • Sound knowledge about crop protection aspects and chemical fertilizers

  • Ability to suggest methods to protect crop from climate change and develop a sustainable farming production

  • Capable of recommending crop production techniques to maximize sales potential

  • Ability to execute plans to ensure high value farming products

  • Maintain a large customer base by continuously working on their feedback

  • Able to supervise and maintain a record of food supply chain management

  • Risk-taker, quick decision-maker and leadership skills

Work Experience:

Chief Agronomist

Bayer Feeds Farm, New Berlin, Wisconsin

March 2016 – Present

  • Examining results of cross-breeding in livestock to understand the percentage of increased production for dairy products

  • Preparing reports on field conditions to enhance various characteristics like soil quality, yield quality, crops resistant to pests and diseases

  • Developing sell sheets for season pass on farm’s top selling products, cotton, tobacco, and corn

  • Holding farmer and dealers meetings to decide a base price for the farming products

  • Addressing to customer concerns and making a report on the feedback

Agronomist

Bayer Feeds Farm, New Berlin, Wisconsin

February 2013 – February 2016

  • Monitored crop production in various farms to identify the best methods of cultivation, harvesting, and discovered the effects of climatic conditions on crops

  • Developed new methods to control weeds, crop diseases, and pests

  • Delivered lectures on best management practices for cotton producers, and farming techniques to develop a sustainable cropping system

  • Evaluated soil characteristics and suggested ways to maintain its quality to get better yields

  • Conducted various chemical experiments on plants in field and greenhouses

  • Trained field workers on safety practices while handling strong pesticides and fertilizers

Plant Protection Section Head

Maple Horticultural Nursery, New Berlin, Wisconsin

August 2011 – January 2013

  • Supervised different activities carried out in nursery and trained new recruits for identifying crop diseases and insects

  • Initiated hybrid plants and experimented with varieties of plants like roses, tulip,s to increase sale of gardening products

  • Analyzed soil samples, leaf tissues from different farms in labs and recommended appropriate use of pesticides and manual fertilizers

  • Undertook different trials for protection of plants from pests, insects

  • Assisted in cultivating the best quality seedlings in the nursery and designed its commercial marketing plans

Research Consultant

Robbi Farms, Madison, WS

March 2010 – July 2011

  • Designed multiple greenhouse structures for growing saplings and high quality crops

  • Studied client farming locations and prepared soil report on them

  • Suggested appropriate crops to be cultivated as per climatic conditions and supervised the use of fertilizers to maintain the quality of soil

  • Developed a fertilizer program for crops like soyabean, and corn, and proposed a herbicide to the supervisor for mass production

  • Assisted farmers to select the best seeds at reasonable prices

  • Gave seminars on tending livestock to ensure their best health

Education:


  • Master’s Degree in Soil Science

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WS

    2010


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy

    Columbia University, New York

    2008

Affiliations:


  • American National Society of Agronomists – Member since 2012

    Soil and Crop Science Society of Wisconsin – Member since 2014

Reference:

On request.

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