agronomy

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Agronomy

The science of soil management for producing crops destined for food, feed, fibre and fuel.

agronomy

the study of the cultivation of field crops, with particular emphasis on improving their productivity and qualitative features.
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So, after becoming an agronomist, he took a job with Swan River Cooperative managing its farm chemicals section.
I think agronomists have to make work for themselves so they're always suggesting new beaut pasture mixes from the rest to keep you involved.
China is among the countries where our agronomists are hard at work," said Van Leersum.
Our agronomists are sharing best practices from our operations in Asia, Africa, and South America with S&W Seed Company as we work together to provide large scale volumes of Stevia leaf for American consumers.
To learn more about these products contact your local CHS member cooperative agronomist.
BGA AgriServices senior agronomist Ian Crosthwaite has spent the past 30 years working with peanut growers in the South Burnett region and believes the Peanut GrowNotes fills a gap in available technical resources.
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.
BPC agronomist Mark Prentice agrees disease pressure has been relatively low so far.
The result, say agronomists and extension officers, is that Kenya could face a severe maize shortage next year as farmers switch to other, more profitable crops, and plant maize for subsistence.
The unit is designed for agricultural engineers, agronomists and foresters who use mobile hand-held computers for outdoor data collection.
Cuba's Institute for Crop Protection (INISAV) has become a magnet for agronomists from other Latin American countries, who come to learn about growing food organically.
By mining a rich vein of precious ore, representing the work of scores of Indian historians, anthr opologists, linguists, archaeologists, agronomists, and other scholars, he has constructed a primer on the myriad ways in which European colonizers were Indianized and Indians were Europeanized over two centuries of continuous contact in North America.