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Seasonal Field Trials Assistant job in <=>Oxfordshire<=>

Farm TypeArable, Other

Working for one of the most experienced field trial companies in the UK testing agrochemicals on a range of different crops to demonstrate their effectiveness against crop weeds, disease and pests.  We will give you an insight into how agrochemicals are tested for registration and for commercial use.  The placement will teach you a whole range of abilities that can further a career in agricultural research or agronomy.  The work placement will be from March to October 2019.  The role you would play Spraying field trials with a plot sprayer.  Drilling variety trials with a GPS driven plot drill for demonstration trials and open days. Assessing trials to see the effectiveness of treatments on crops.  Combining trials with a plot combine in the harvest period to determine yield.  Other duties as required.  The candidate: Willingness to learn, enthusiastic and enjoy working outside in the countryside Team player Spraying certificates useful e.g.: PA1 and PA6 but training can be provided Willing to work longer hours when required, in particular the harvest period.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 04/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursBasic + additional as required depending on workload
Pay£approx.1500 per month
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor, Other
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

2 berth caravan available if required, rent tbc.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Willingness to work longer hours when required, and be able to communicate and understand English is essential.

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