Research Agronomist

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Job Title: Research Agronomist
Location: Kadina YPAG, Australia

Company: Elders
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description: Nurture. Grow. Thrive.

Accepting a role with YP AG, a proud business partner of Elders, means you will be joining a team ready to support and grow your career. Much like the farmers and communities we work with, you will experience, passion, dedication and resilience across all parts of our business. With the backing of such an iconic, essential business in the Australian landscape we are confident that you too will be proud to grow your career at YP AG .

About the role

Our Research Agronomist will play an integral role in enhanc ing the skills and knowledge of the YPAG agronomy team ensuring we provide our farmers with the best technical support and maximising production outcomes.

You will collaborate with industry bodies, suppliers , and the agronomy team to guide program delivery and so you will have a collaborative, relation ship approach and be comfortable communicating with a diverse audience.

From day one, you will be set up for success. S upport Supported by the Elders network, you will be provided with the tools necessary for you to grow in your career.


  • Assist with all elements of managing regional research plots , including design, farm and equipment preparation , seed preparation and mapping.

  • Execute program trials and ensure agronomists are provided with meaningful and timely data
  • Maintain productive relationships with all trial participants including industry bodies, clients , and other external stakeholders
  • Collate trial data and provide accurate and useful summaries of trials
  • Assist with maintenance of trial program stock to ensure that the sourcing and storage of seed, fertiliser , and pesticides are not compromised.
  • Analysis of trial data using ARM software and critical and statistical analysis and present

About you

  • Qualified agronomist with experience managing a trial site and driving program outcomes

  • Team player with great communication skills and a collaborative approach
  • Comfortable with regiona l travel across SA
  • Hold an unrestricted drivers licence

About YP AG

YP AG is proud to be a part of Elders , the last Australian-listed major agribusiness.

Established in 2003, YP AG has quickly established itself as a leader in rural services for South Australia. With locations in Kadina, Maitland, Yorketown and Curramulka , YP A G is part of the landscape, part of the local communities, deliver ing superior service and support to its clients .

We are looking for the next generation to be part of something big and drive our future.

For a greater insight into YPAG , be sure to check out our website at

If you are ready to grow your career with YP AG , please click on 'Apply'.

For more information, please call Justin McCormack, Area Manager on 0428 466 676 for a confidential conversation.

Please note, applications may be shortlisted as they are received.

At Elders, we strive to create a safe environment where everyone can thrive. We aspire to do this by recognising talent, promoting inclusion and celebrating diversity. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for roles at Elders.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia.


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Job Post Date: 05/26/23
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