Field Agronomist

Added: March 7, 2018

Job Location: Dalhart, Texas

We are looking to fill a Field Agronomist position with a multi-state agricultural business.  This Agronomist role, located in Dalhart, TX consists of managing full farm agronomy and production of approximately 5000 acres of potatoes and other crops.

Responsibilities:

  • Agronomic growing decisions for a full farm of potatoes and cover crops.
  • Scouting and hands-on field work, such as soil and plant tissue sampling and irrigation scheduling.
  • Develop and follow-through pest management strategies.
  •  Oversee the seed handling, planter spacing, monitor soil moisture and schedule irrigation, and irrigation system.
  • Assist in supervision of product quality assurance, including in-house laboratory
  • Manage and oversee the chemical planning, application & inventory.
  • Supervise storage management and bruise-free handling during harvest.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities, as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or closely related field.
  • A private applicators license or the ability to get one.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to pass vehicle insurance verification.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a similar agricultural role is preferred.
  • The ability to lead and manage people.
  • Organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience with GPS guidance, GIS software, and variable rate applications is preferred.

Contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com for more information.

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