Goddard - Agronomy Engineer, Agriculture And Rural Developmentalist - Degazon, Saint Lucia

Summary

Agronomy Engineering is a wide profile career, including everything from the design and implementation of efficient farming systems to the management of agricultural resources in the light of the best use options.

Agriculture and Rural development allows for the carrying out of research into agricultural problems and the selection of viable solutions taking into account present resources and objectives. I am also able to analyse financially, economically socially and environmentally the impact of agricultural projects.

Agricultural management is a class of expertise strengthened by a proper understanding of agricultural economics also guides the implementation of efficient management systems to bring about the highest level of managerial activity.

Crop production planning and management as well as land management are also necessary skills which enable high sustainability of agricultural projects. I am also versed with technology from the normal microsoft office and Ms. Project.

Services

Agronomy Engineer, Agriculture And Rural Developmentalist

Summary:

The Engineer in Agronomy is a professional who designs efficiently the production process in farming units.

Work History

The University of the West Indies, St

From May 2013

(In Progress)

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago
Msc. Thesis: The beekeeping industry in St. Lucia W.I.

Managing Director

The Natural Ecologist Inc

From March 2010

Responsibilities:
Maintain the Harmonic equilibrium between agricultural development and the components of the agro ecosystem. This equilibrium is based upon the adequate use of resources which are locally available, to bring forth agriculture which is economically viable, ecologically friendly, culturally adaptable and socially just, without the excluding external inputs which may be used as a complement to the use of local resources.

Lecturer of Crop Science and Production

S.A.L.C.C

September 2009 - August 2013

Responsibilities:
Lecturing students of the first and second year of the Associate's Degree in general agriculture, and the Certificate programs, in plant science and crop production courses. Train students in practical sessions on farm in crop production. Teaching Chemistry 101, introduction to ecology and microbiology, Horticulture and crops agronomy. Guiding students in the conduction of end of year agricultural projects.

Research Assistant in Plant Phytotechniques

Universidad De Granma

September 2007 - June 2008

Responsibilities:
1. Data collection analysis, interpretation and report preparation on the use of biostimulants in vegetable and food crops of economic importance in the Caribbean.

Student Teacher Irrigation and drainage

Universidad de Granma

September 2006 - July 2007

Responsibilities:
1. Setting up practicals
2. Imparting prepared material on the course, supervising examinations
3. Solving problems of the career
4. Farm visits and systems evaluation

La Universidad

January 2006 - June 2008

de Granma
17km Bayamo, Granma
Cuba
Engineering Thesis
Title: The evaluation of the effects of three bio-stimulants in Lettuce (Variety; Black Seeded Simpson) Cultivation in the optimum period in organoponic conditions

Sept 2006- Jul 2007
La Universidad de Granma
17km Bayamo, Granma
Cuba
Project

Student Teacher in Agricultural Microbiology

Universidad De Granma

September 2005 - January 2006

Responsibilities:
1. Helping in the preparation of practical
2. Helping in the preparation of exams
3. Imparting prepared material
4. Soil and Root Analysis
5. Extraction of Microorganisms from roots

Assistant Plant Operator

W.A.S.C.O

July 2005 - September 2005

Responsibilities:
1. Manage and monitor the quality of water for domestic purposes.
2. Monitor water inflow and outflow levels of the plant.
3. Maintain the right concentration of treatment chemicals in the right proportions.
4. Monitor the Microbiological status of the water.
5. Handing in of reports on the status of plant operations when needed.

Agricultural Technician

B.E.R.U

July 2004 - September 2004

Responsibilities:
1. Reception of new varieties of banana plants (Jaffa, Valerie, Gal,).
2. Identification of mutations
3. Handling plant nursery operations

Causal Agent of the Black Sigatoka (Mycosfaerella

The effects of Neem oil

September 2004 - July 2005

La Universidad de Granma
17km Bayamo, Granma
Cuba
Research
Title: The effects of the phases of the moon on the production of corn hydro forage in Laboratory conditions

Agricultural Technician

B.E.R.U

July 2003 - September 2003

Responsibilities:
1. Sales of Banana Inputs
2. Analysis of soil and tissue analysis data
3. Crop agro techniques- the setting up of borer traps and sample assessments

La Universidad

September 2003 - July 2004

de Granma
17km Bayamo, Granma
Cuba
Research
Title: Understanding the relationship of the intercrop relationship between corn and black bean

Agricultural Technician

B.E.R.U

July 2002 - September 2002

Responsibilities:
1. Sales of Banana Inputs
2. Analysis of soil and tissue analysis data
3. Crop agro techniques- the setting up of borer traps and sample assessments

Agro meteorological Technician

Ministry Of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

September 2001 - September 2002

Responsibilities:
1. Data collection from rain logger buckets, thermometers, evaporation pan, sun dial, and wind speed recorder, daily.
2. Maintenance of agricultural meteorological equipment.
3. Carrying out stream flow measurements in the drier times of the year, island wide.
4. Rainfall data Collection Island wide monthly.
5. Downloading and presenting data in the program Hydata 3.1


RESEARCH PROJECTS

Qualifications & Certifications

The University of the West Indies

La Universidad De Granma

sciences/ Spanish

La Universidad De Cienfuegos

General Agriculture

Sir Arthur Lewis Community College

English, Literature, Social Studies, Art, Agriculture

St. Mary's College

Research

The University of the West Indies

planning

The University of the West Indies

Agricultural Economics

The University of the West Indies

Crop production

The University of the West Indies

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