AGRICULTURE RESEARCH

Confidential Employer   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Other
Posted on April 29, 2020

Agriculture Research Specialist (Lexington, KY). Conduct research on corn and other grain crops. MS Plant and Soil Sciences, Grain Crop Science, or closely related. In depth knowledge of: experimental dsgn, implementation; prep, implementation of rsrch plots; phenotyping, data collection for inbred maize lines, derived hybrids; yield components determination; nitrogen partitioning dynamics in maize hybrids at variable seeding and nitrogen rates; seed emergence ratings, stand counts, head counts estimates; crop growth, development measurements, biomass sampling, partitioning measurements; ID, documentation of crop phenology stages; pest treatment application; corn disease identification, ratings; soybean protein, oil content determination; grain, plant tissue prep for nutrient concentrations; irrigation syst install, mgmt, soil water monitoring, crop water use determination. MUST follow these specific application instructions in order to be considered: Send cover letter and CV to Attn: Abbie Cain, University of Kentucky, 545 Rose Street, 204 Bradley Hall, Lexington, KY 40506.