Agriculture Jobs of the Week 4-29-2024

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Posted by Lila Huelster


Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 4-29-24

AgHires works hard to be the number one resource for top jobs in agriculture. The agriculture industry provides a variety of job opportunities that range far and wide. Take a moment to search through the thousands of current job openings on AgHires.com, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Nursery Manager for The Landscape Guys

A little about the company: Formed in 2005, The Landscape Guys is the leading commercial landscape and hardscape company in the Southeast, with locations in North Carolina and Georgia. We are committed to providing top-notch customer service and building beautiful landscapes in a timely manner at a variety of budgets.

We’re hiring a Nursery Manager to lead our location in Monroe, NC. In this role, you would be the site manager leading all operations of our outdoor bare root seedling production. This location produces 25,000 shrubs and ornamental trees with about 30 production acres per year, split between in-ground and container. You would be leading a small team of 4-6 full-time employees, while also planning, managing, and overseeing nursery functions including crop production, logistics, customer service, administration, and maintenance.

What you would be doing:

  • Present customers, crew members, and key suppliers with prompt, detailed, and accurate information.
  • Direct plant transportation, logistics, and delivery direct to customers or job sites.
  • Prepare, manage, and forecast expense budgets for the nursery.
  • Procurement of materials essential for plant production such as seeds, cuttings, containers, ect.
  • Director of scheduling, propagating, planting, transplanting, watering, plant nutrition, and pest management.
  • Creator of IPM (integrated pest management), crop input, fertilizer, irrigation schedules, and production plans.

What we're looking for: 

  • Prior agriculture, arboriculture, ornamental horticulture, and/or greenhouse operations management.
  • 5+ years of experience growing annuals, perennials, or nursery plants like trees or shrubs, in containers, the field, and/or controlled environments.
  • BS degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Forestry or related science OR equivalent experience, with an understanding of and experience in landscaping and hardscaping

We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, PTO, bonus, and profit sharing.

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Agronomy Custom Applicator for AgBest

A little about the business: AgBest is a farmer-owned cooperative with Agronomy and Energy branches located throughout East Central Indiana since 1930. We offer a broad range of agricultural inputs and custom services to support the varied farming operations in our market. We provide major product lines including petroleum and LP gas, feed, fertilizer, crop protection, and seed, in addition to related services of custom application and precision agriculture. AgBest employees are committed to excellence, integrity, and safety, and are essential in maintaining our values and continuing our growth. 

AgBest is currently seeking a Custom Applicator for our Hartford City, IN facility. The Custom Applicator will support the agronomy program by accurately mixing, hauling, spreading, and applying liquid and dry fertilizer and crop protection products based on knowledge, maps, recommendations, and label directions.

What you would be doing: 

  • Accurately mix and apply agricultural chemicals based on recommendations and label directions.
  • Record and maintain application data, log books, and inspection records on time.
  • Operate agriculture and commercial application equipment.
  • Repair, rebuild, and maintain equipment as needed.
  • Load, unload, and deliver bulk and packaged products.

What we're looking for: 

  • Valid driver’s license and Class A CDL required. Hazmat endorsement and ob-year minimum experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand agricultural chemical label specifications and operational procedures/standards for custom application.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

We offer a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, 401K Match Plan, Paid Time Off, and Life and Disability coverage for those who qualify.

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Farm Manager for Lennard Ag Company

A little about the business: Lennard Ag Company is a family-owned, three-generations deep farming operation that’s been producing and delivering quality vegetables and grain crops since 1947. Specializing in potatoes, tomatoes, seed corn and commercial corn, we grow over 14,000 acres. We combine strong industry traditions with cutting-edge agricultural practices, advanced technology, and the latest management practices. Anchored by our strong history, Lennard Ag Company’s modern operations are complemented by their care for the land, their community and the people with whom they work.

What you would be doing:

  • Lead individuals and teams in the operational planting, growing, and harvesting of a variety of crops
  • Coordinate with the agronomy team on plant health and agronomic plan for the season
  • Coordinate with local ag retail locations on spray program

We are willing to train the right individual who wants to be part of the farming industry and brings mechanical skills.

This position is for you if you:

  • Bring mechanical ability and can work on and operate farm and/or heavy equipment
  • Are looking to manage your own location
  • Are comfortable working independently for approximately half the year and leading a team with peak hours during spring (planting) and fall (harvest)

We offer compensation highly dependent on your background and experience. Benefits include health & dental insurance, paid time off, disability benefits and life insurance. This position does have peak hours during plant and harvest including long hours and weekends but sticks to a 40-45 hour work week during the winter months.

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Account Manager for Armando Alvarez Group 

A little about the business: Welcome to the Armando Alvarez Group! We are one big family comprised of 2,500 employees across 17 companies operating in over 100 countries around the world. Our group of companies services a variety of sectors, including agriculture and packaging.

We’re hiring an Account Manager to join our team in the Midwest and Northeast regions of the United States. In this role, you will service an existing book of business, prospect for new business, and generate sales strategies for our full line of crop packaging products.

What you would be doing:

  • Managing an existing book of business.
  • Maintaining and fostering client relationships.
  • Identifying potential clients and pursuing sales opportunities to drive growth.
  • Providing customer support and post-sales service.
  • Conducting product trials and market research.

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture or a degree in a non-agriculture discipline with a significant industry background or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of sales experience in Feed Management/Nutrition or Agriculture Machinery/Equipment.
  • Experience generating pull-through sales working alongside distributors and dealers.
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • A valid driver’s license and US Passport or ability to obtain.

We offer a competitive base salary with up to 20% bonus eligibility, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid vacation, 401(k) with company match, and more.

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Precision Ag Technology Specialist for The Wysocki Family of Companies

A little about the business: 

Welcome to The Wysocki Family of Companies (WFC)! We are a privately held agricultural operation that includes packaging. operation that plants and harvests nearly 22,000+ acres of a variety of crops including potatoes, corn, beans, and peas, with technologically advanced equipment and processes.

We’re hiring a Precision Ag Technology Specialist in Plainfield, WI or Bancroft, WI. In this role you will serves as a dedicated resource for farm technology, including hands-on setup and calibration of equipment hardware and software, training team members on using technology, organizing and reporting of equipment data, and development of standard operating procedures. This work includes a mix of office and field tasks to be successful.

What you would be doing: 

  • Respond timely to team member requests for assistance with farm equipment hardware and software technology.
  • Serve as the primary contact for technology vendors (e.g., John Deere, Trimble, Raven, Precision 20/20).
  • Setup auto-guidance technology, including guidance lines (e.g., John Deere Systems and Operations Center), and setup files for equipment.
  • Provide oversight of planting and application controls (e.g., setup, monitoring, and repairing flow meters, seed clutching, and liquid control).

What we're looking for:

  • Three plus years of related experience with Precision Ag equipment, agricultural technology, or agronomy preferred, or a bachelor’s degree in engineering, precision agriculture, agronomy, soil science, or similar fields.
  • General knowledge of farm equipment.
  • Ability to do installation and troubleshooting of agricultural hardware.
  • Ability to use computer and agricultural technology software.

We offer: Competitive compensation based on experience along with benefit options including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K plus an Employer match, Paid-time off, Paid training, and much more!  

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Lila Huelster

Lila Huelster

Lila Huelster is the Marketing Coordinator at AgHires. Her long-time interest in agriculture led her to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Communications where she graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. Lila spent her first two years with AgHires as a Recruiter, with a prior background in social media marketing and copywriting. At AgHires, she is passionate about using her recruiting and marketing expertise to create helpful resources for employers and job seekers across the industry.