Agriculture Jobs of the Week 2-26-2024

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Posted by Lila Huelster

Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 2-26-24

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, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Chief Financial Officer Director for Farmland LP

A little about the company: Farmland LP is a leading investment fund that generates double bottom-line returns to investors by acquiring and converting conventional commercial farmland to organic, regeneratively farmed properties. Founded in 2009, today we manage over 16,000 acres in Oregon California, and Washington and more than $275 million in assets. Our approach to acquiring and converting farmland relies on their unique operational expertise to enhance the value of each of their farmland investments. In 2015, Green Spring Farms in Monmouth, OR was acquired by Farmland LP.

The CFO Director will be on-site in Monmouth, OR. You will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the company, guiding its financial strategy, planning, and maintaining its fiscal stability. You will collaborate with the executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. This position will have a day-to-day, ongoing impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position. This is a leadership role that oversees 5 individuals and requires clear and effective communication skills.

What you would be doing:

  • GAAP Accounting. Maintain the company’s financial records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Financial Reporting. Issue financial statements, comprised of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash flows, monthly. Ensure statements comply with GAAP.
  • Budgeting . Manage the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets
  • Accounting Policies and procedures . Maintain and manage a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Account Reconciliations. Ensure general ledger accounts are accurate. Reconcile these accounts monthly. Maintain a formal reconciliation of each account.
  • Debt. Monitor debt levels and compliance with covenants.

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or bachelor’s degree in business administration with adequate industry experience in accounting.
  • Minimum ten years’ experience with five or more years of experience in leadership roles.
  • CPA or CMA preferred.
  • Excellent leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity.
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

Farmland LP offers a competitive base salary with a bonus, 401k with a 3% match, and covers 75% of medical plan costs for employees.

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Dairy Manager for Kansas State University

A little about the business: The Kansas State University Dairy Teaching and Research Center (DTRC) serves the dairy teaching, research, and extension missions of the Department of Animal Sciences & Industry. The DTRC, located 3 miles from campus, is one of the highest-producing university herds in the nation, and is supported by a dedicated team of employees. Kansas is one of the of fastest-growing dairy states, with continued expansion expected in the future. The knowledge generated at the DTRC through research, teaching, and extension activities is critical to maintaining the continued growth of the Kansas dairy industry and beyond.

We are seeking a Dairy Manager to lead a team of full- and part-time employees in day-to-day facility operations and care of our Holstein herd. You will also work closely with faculty and students to facilitate research trials ranging from reproduction to nutrition studies.

What you would be doing: 

  • Animal record maintenance
  • Feed inventory and procurement
  • Repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment
  • Supervise, mentor, coach, and redirect employees (full-time, part-time, and student labor)

What we're looking for: 

  • A bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with large animals, especially dairy cattle.
  • Experience operating heavy machinery and conducting facility repairs highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

We offer a salary range of $52,530 - $70,000.00 annually along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, housing option, and PTO (vacation, sick, and holidays).

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Agronomy Commercial Applicator for Adell Cooperative

A little about the business: Adell Cooperative has a proud history of servicing farmers in Southeastern Wisconsin for over 100 years. With that pride comes a commitment to building a top notch and talented team serving our clients with excellence and commitment.

Adell Cooperative is now seeking an Agronomy Commercial Applicator to join our team in Adell, WI! Let us accelerate your career as you become an integral part of this dynamic and forward-thinking organization.

What you would be doing:

  • Application of fertilizers and chemicals per specifications.
  • Responsible for a basic understanding of all chemicals, fertilizers, and their abilities of control. You must be willing to ask questions to ensure safe, productive, and efficient application.
  • Accurately read and follow safety PPE recommendations regarding chemicals and fertilizer labeling.
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks by organizing orders from patrons in the most efficient manner.
  • Accurately mixes, loads, and delivers products to our cooperative patrons in a timely manner.

What we're looking for: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver's License and have or ability or obtain a Commercial Class A CDL license
  • Have or ability to obtain a WI Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License
  • Must have proficient computer operation skills.
We offer:
  • Competitive compensation including relocation bonus
  • Comprehensive insurance package including health and life
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid time off

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Customer Relations Manager for N-Drip 

A little about the business: N-Drip is on a mission to save water resources while supporting agriculture around the world with the first and only irrigation-micro solution powered by gravity. N-Drip’s disruptive technology provides precise irrigation, producing higher yields while saving water, without adding energy or needing water filtration. 

As we continue our rapid growth, we are looking for a new member to join the team as a Customer Relations Manager in Graham County, AZ. Within this role, you will introduce, educate, and continually support the customer success of our decision support system. N-Drip Connect™ is a management tool that generates actionable insights regarding optimal irrigation and fertilization, based on real-time data taken from the root zone and other information sources. This is a full-time, field-office hybrid role, with required travel. 

What you would be doing:

  • To develop business, and generate sales, by providing support and knowledge of irrigation products to customers.
  • To develop and implement regional sales to support the organization’s sales plans and
  • budget.
  • To develop and maintain close customer relations with farmers by providing professional
  • service and advice on company products.
  • To be responsible for marketing services to N-Drip customers in the region.

What we're looking for: 

  • 3+ years of experience in a technical service or technical support-related role.
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience in IT, Engineering, Agronomy, Precision Agriculture Equipment, Computer Science, or related technical areas.
  • Technical troubleshooting experience and integration of new technologies.
  • Previous sales, business development, or account management experience.

We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commission, PTO, and health benefits. All work-related expenses are covered by the company.

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Vice Shift Leader for Verbio

A little about the business: VERBIO Diesel Canada (VDC) is a subsidiary of VERBIO AG, a well-established, successful biofuel company in Germany. VERBIO Diesel Canada Corporation (VDC) invests in a biodiesel and glycerine production facility in Welland, Ontario. VDC will become one of the leading biodiesel producer in North America with an annual capacity of approx. 150,000 tons of biodiesel and 18,000 tons of crude glycerin. VDC strives for technological leadership in the field of production of renewable fuels.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operates HMI equipment; understands regulations relating to process operations and works in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met
  • Works in a safe manner at all times following VDC policies and procedures; handles corrosive chemicals and other dangerous and toxic products using the respective personal protective equipment as required
  • Performs small repairs on equipment; communicates directly with the maintenance department to coordinate repairs and maintenance requirements; assists maintenance employees and contractors as needed in performing maintenance and repairs
  • Takes routine field readings and monitors process equipment; diagnoses faults affecting facility conditions

What we're looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Previous telehandler, tow motor, or other lift experience is an asset
  • Must be able to wear standard PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, rain gear, steel toe boots), and qualify to wear a full face respirator

What We Offer:

  • Full time employment with opportunities to grow and learn in a team environment in a sustainable and growing economic environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full benefits package including extended health, dental, vision, and a Health Spending Account
  • Company training programs
  • Shift premiums
  • RRSP program with employer matching
  • Variable bonus program

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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.