Inside Agrii – Jazz Jex
|Job Title:||Development Agronomist|
|No of years in the business:||1|
Tell us about your role, what do you do?
Learning agronomy through shadowing various agronomists on farm.
How did you get started in Agriculture or your role?
Worked 10 years in Dairy nutrition, fancied a change and saw there was a vacancy at Agrii.
What has been the highlight of your role so far?
Visiting Farmers, and just being outside crop walking everyday.
Any advice for people looking to get started in the industry?
I believe the most important aspect of an agronomist is being able to interact and build important relationships with the growers. To not only cement your position as their advisor, but also to work as a team to get the best out of their business.
What is the biggest challenge you face in your role and why?
My biggest challenge was/has been to give presentations to a room full of growers. I have always found this very hard throughout my life, but with the righ advice and support from my team, I am slowly beginning to feel confident whilst speaking & delivering it well.
In one word or a short sentence, how would you describe being an employee of Agrii?
Every agronomist is different – there is no manual to follow. That’s what makes the company unique to competitors.
Fun Fact about yourself?
I do boxing.
Take us through a day in your life.
Time of Year: Summer.
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