Precision Ag Specialist

Added: July 18, 2018

Job Location: Cherokee, Iowa

As a Precision Ag Specialist you will be responsible for helping growers solve Agronomic Problems using Technology.  This opportunity is available in Northwest Iowa.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Identifying new/prospective customers – sign them up for the program – maintain/service these acres so the farmers will continually find value in the program.
  • Collect, process and interpret data
  • Work directly with customers to promote and service the precision ag and agronomy research programs
  • Work with customers to demonstrate site-specific techniques that will increase crop production, business management and environmental stewardship
  • Utilize specific and related software to complete these requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of GIS programs for data processing and equipment diagnostics.
  • Ability to effectively manage data in a timely manner.
  • Mechanical ability will be necessary for GPS equipment installation and support.
  • Training will be provided.
  • Excellent computer skills and must be experienced MS Office Products.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience in basic agronomy principles and practices required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Agronomy, Agribusiness or Agriculture
  • Technologies or equivalent combination of education and experienced required.
  • Experience in the field of Precision Agriculture or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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