Growing Expert and Seed Production Technician in Potato Cultivation
Seed growing technicians are mainly responsible for the reproduction of seed stock. They are eager to optimize the production and crop techniques and upgrade the quality of the products. Parts of the technical tasks are cultivation, fertilization, seed selection and harvest. Other duties include checking the tolerance against common scap, analysis of plants- and row distances, handling of crop protection products as well as the training of farmers. A seed growing technician is responsible for crop ratings and decides in advance which goods are going to fit their customers. Furthermore advises the responsible people for potato storage facilities about ventilation, cooling systems and general possibilities for the ideal storage.
A growing expert is basically responsible for guidance of agricultural and commercial customers for variety characteristics, seed potato production and marketing measures. Capable growing experts are important partners in applied agriculture. They support agriculturists in choosing suitable varieties and give information about crop productive issues. A high degree of willingness to travel is necessary since farmers often need to be visited and taken care of in person.
Requirements for being a seed Production Technician / Growing Expert:
The main requirement is an agricultural course of study or an apprenticeship as a technician in plant crop production. Moreover, practical experience especially in an advising function would be an advantage. General skills like computer literacy, technical knowledge and English language skills are highly important for this career path. High flexibility, self-motivation, customer-oriented working methods, a capacity for teamwork and an assertive manner complete the personal profile.
Your advantage: Growing Expert and Seed Production Technician in Potato Breeding at Solana
Having a pronounced international focus Solana GmbH & Co. KG offers you a field of work with a lot of variation and steady challenges. As a growing expert and seed growing technician you will get the possibility to support farmers in an advisory capacity and simultaneously become familiar with the international potato industry. Due to our familial and personal company structure you will be assigned to a lot of responsibility and will get the opportunity to strengthen and develop your expertise.
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