Tell us about your career?
I am 25 years old, I have a degree in Agronomy from the State University of Feira de Santana (UEFS), State of Bahia-Brazil and also have an MBA in Agribusiness from USP / ESALQ. Besides Brazil, I have international experience in Spain, where I participated in an exchange through the Santander Universities Iberoamerican Scholarship Program, studying Agriculture Engineer at the University of Santiago de Compostela and interning in the soil laboratory. In California-USA, I had the opportunity to work with high productivity dairy farm and alfalfa, corn, wheat and almond crops.
In general, an Agronomist develops and implements projects in agricultural companies. He works to increase productivity and also quality control of agricultural products, pest control, better fertilization methods, irrigation projects, soil conservation. He can also to engage himself to the area of animal production.
In Brazil I worked with the use of technologies in precision agriculture, using geoprocessing software, as well as my experience with horticulture and dairy farm. Finally, I had the experience with entrepreneurship and team leadership, where I became involved with the Junior Enterprise Movement, founding ConsultAgro Jr. and being president for 1 year. At this moment we received the “Revelation” Junior Enterprise award that most developed its members and impacted the state of Bahia. Now, fortunately, I find myself in Ireland South East gaining more professional experience in agriculture working with horticulture on quality control.