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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I later asked the head agronomist how many individual peasant farmers he believed would invest in this type of plow following this training.
There are some farmers in this area that wouldn't know what boot to put on unless the agronomist told them.
Moving past where his exec-produced Haiti: Killing the Dream ended with the 1991 coup of ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, The Agronomist centers on the life and work of Jean Leopold Dominique, once Haiti's most outspoken, renowned pro-democracy activist and radio journalist.
The agronomist recommended the expansion of extensive breeding of alligators in the wetlands as a strategy to curb the expansion of cattle growing in the region.
For decades, agronomists, have known that conventional plowing isn't entirely beneficial," says Dan Towery, a natural resources specialist with the Conservation Technology Information Center in West Lafayette, Indiana, "but farmers were reluctant to change [for fear] of reduced yields.
A Swedish agronomist has said that he does not think new EU restrictions on livestock trade to stop the spread of foot and mouth disease will have a big impact on Sweden.
YELLOWING barley fields are more commonplace across Wales this year - but little can be done about it, according to agronomist Merfyn Parry.
During the central celebration on the Arab Agronomist Day held in Quneitera province, Odaei pointed out to the significance of this celebration.
The RSPB-run Hope Farm in Cambridgeshire is offering agronomy firms and independent agronomist groups free training days with key CFE partners to guide them through the environmental measures included in the initiative.
The Super C is naturally sweeter so we hope customers will enjoy it even more than normal sprouts and give themselves a vitamin boost in the run-up to Christmas," the Daily Express quoted Dr Simon Coupe, agronomist for the store, as saying.
But it was revealed that the tournament director Huw Jones and the tour's top agronomist Julian Mooney would make a full course inspection on March 10 - five months before the event - earlier than usual and will make a full report on the state of the course.
and gets stirred into action after seeing Jonathan Demme's film, ``The Agronomist.