Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Persistence * Cooperation * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort
Representative Tasks * Collect information about soil or field attributes, yield data, or field boundaries, using field data recorders and basic geographic information systems (GIS). * Use geospatial technology to develop soil sampling grids or identify sampling sites for testing characteristics such as nitrogen, phosphorus, or potassium content, pH, or micronutrients. * Document and maintain records of precision agriculture information.
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Sample Job Titles Agriculture Specialist, Agriculture Technician, Agronomy Specialist, Crop Specialist, Extension Precision Agriculture Specialist, Field Agronomist, GPS Field Data Collector (Global Positioning System Field Data Collector), Independent Crop Consultant, Migration Specialist, Nutrient Management Specialist, Physical Scientist, Precision Agriculture Specialist, Precision Agriculture Technician, Precision Agronomist, Precision Crop Manager, Precision Farming Coordinator, Precision Farming Specialist, Regional Agronomist, Research Agricultural Engineer, Soil Fertility Specialist.