Agri Advisor – Early stage (1-3 yrs)

This is a popular job role with mostly operating in close contact with the farmers. 

You can expect specific questions around the positioning of the company in the value chain and product/service categories in which they operate. The questions suggested below provide can serve as a good preparatory questions set for a sales roles across the value chain: 

  1. What is the best approach to making crop choice & crop variety decisions? 
  2. What criteria should farmers use to get the most appropriate seeds for their cropping?
  3. What method/s will ensure optimal fertilizer usage? 
  4. What are different ways to irrigate a crop? What criteria should farmers use to choose the irrigation method?
  5. What are crop diseases? How do you manage crop diseases? What digital innovations are supporting effective disease management?
  6. What are the best practices to adopt for harvesting?
  7. What is the current approach of smallholders while making their crop choice decision?
  8. What are the crop management challenges faced by smallholders?
  9. How can digital technologies support smallholders in improving the accessing, choosing and affording of right inputs?
  10. What is precision nutrition management and how can digital technologies support in precise nutrition management for crops?
  11. What is the difference between organic and regenerative agriculture?
  12. What are the advantages of zero-budget natural farming?
  13. What is the need for transitioning towards organic / regenerative agriculture?
  14. What are the Interesting developments and opportunities to look for in Agri-finance?
  15. What is precision agriculture? What is needed to achieve precision agriculture outcomes?

If you are comfortable in answering and having a good discussion on the above questions we wish you a lot of success. If you would like to have preparation support we recommend you the following digital school courses: