Agronomist


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Agronomist

 

an agricultural specialist with a higher education, possessing a many-sided knowledge predominantly in the area of agriculture. The agronomist is the organizer and technician in agricultural production; his instructions on production technology receive scrupulous implementation. Periodical supplementary training of specialists has been arranged at agricultural institutions in order to improve the theoretical knowledge of agronomists in the USSR.

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Dealers, especially busy ag retailers, tend to seek out marketing information as they need it," adds John Long, Mycogen Seeds western Iowa district agronomist.
The second phase of the program will see the construction of an agriculture academy training center to foster local and national farming potential and improve the knowledge base of local agronomists, while simultaneously providing local markets with fresh quality products.
The premier emphasized the role of the veterinarians' and agronomist engineers' syndicates in developing the agricultural sector and livestock in achieving self-sufficiency and food security, not to mention their role in fostering the culture of dialogue and tolerance.
Lack of qualified agronomists is one of main problems in switchover to organic farming.
In practice, when a professionalized intellectual is "in the field," the agronomist or technician employs several organizational and educational methods in convincing the peasantry to adopt new technologies or methods of production.
Wade has been an agronomist since 1999 and in 2005 he was chosen by the Canadian Fertilizer Institute as the Prairie Provinces' Certified Crop Adviser of the Year.
A government-employed district agronomist supplied 2 initial contacts, who then suggested other possible research participants.
The Executive Office member of the Union of Arab Agronomist, Obbad Mohammed Al-A'ansi, stated that the conference's purposes were to highlight the status of organic agriculture in the Arab world, discuss methods to improve the economy of organic agriculture in Arab states, coordinate with public and official efforts, as well as civil society organizations and the private sector to encourage organic agriculture, and work to achieve food security in the Arab world.
For the uninitiated an agronomist is an expert in soil management.
With the combined volunteer skills of Guillemette (a retired agronomist from Agriculture Canada), Alain, (retired from the Spruce Falls mill), and Marc, a high school teacher with a degree in biochemistry, the farm is now a multi-million-dollar facility.
COUNTRYSIDE: I live on 10 forested acres on top of a Missouri Ozark ridge and an agronomist visited me to help identify some plants, describe the local soil fertility and to provide alternative farming techniques.
Proximity to the warm waters of the lake offers important protection from freezes," says Barry Glaz, an ARS agronomist.