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Trainee / Development Agronomist

We are looking to employ a Trainee / Development Agronomist, for the Lothian & Borders area.


Since forming in 2012, we have worked through the process of integrating three companies and building the foundations for a 21st century agronomy business that offers future Agronomists a sustainable and rewarding opportunity to forge a successful career.

If you see a positive future for UK agriculture and like us, are passionate about supporting farmers and growers, we would like to hear from you. We are working to redefine the role of the Agronomist and to equip a new generation of professionals with an unequalled agronomy tool-box that will be required to meet the needs of a changing industry.


We are looking for an aspiring individual who has a keen interest in Agriculture, specifically in providing Agronomy services, advice and support.

We will provide you with the opportunity to undertake our industry leading iq training required to become a successful Agronomist of the future. 

You will work alongside many of our established Agronomists who will provide in field experience and support, see below what we offer:

  • A coordinated programme of induction
  • Training & development as part of the iq programme, including relevant personal skills training
  • Mentorship & support with established agronomists and your Area Business Manager
  • An exciting future & long-term career development with the leading UK agronomy company
  • Company benefits such as Company Car, Fuel Card, Pension, Sodexo Benefit Platform, Employee Assistance Programme and more.


What we look for in applicants:

  • Drive and commitment – a ‘can-do’ attitude, willing to go the extra mile for our customers
  • Someone that has an awareness of the need to develop their own agronomy portfolio, based on building relationships with growers
  • An excellent communicator and team player – but capable of maintaining a high level of motivation when working alone
  • Someone who recognises modern agronomy entails far more than the use of pesticides
  • BASIS and FACTS is advantageous and required if you are joining as a Development Agronomist
  • BASIS and FACTS training is provided if you are joining as a Trainee Agronomist
  • Previous practical experience working on a farm.


If successful our preferred start date will be Late August / Early September 2024.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from anyone regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion / belief, age or disability.

Application Form

If you are invited to an interview, you will be required to provide original proof of your right to work in the UK.