Agronomist

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline
O*Net Code
19-1013.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
MN
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

1 skill sets | 9 total skills
Industry-Sector Technical Competencies
Plant Genetics - Knowledge of the fundamental processes controlling production, quality and enhanced use for crops.
Water Optimization/Drought Strategies - Understand maximizing water usage and conservation methods in drought situations.
Soil Science/Conservation - Training in soil as a natural resource and principles of resource conservation management.
Pest Management - Understand principles of crop protection and pest control.
Crop Production Services - Training to assist farmers/growers with crop production.
Crop Nutrient Principles - Knowledge of nutrients required for healthy, productive crops.
Weed Control - Understanding of the tools available for weed control.
Crop Disease - Training to reduce the economic and aesthetic damage caused by plant diseases.
Sales Techniques - Fundamentals of sales focused on the agricultural industry.