Agriculture Jobs of the Week 1-2-24

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 1-2-2024

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. 

Technical Agronomist for Stine Seed

A little about the business: Stine Seed Company, a privately owned national seed company, has an opening for a Technical Agronomist.  This is an excellent opportunity to grow professionally with one of the industry’s most respected seed companies. The territory for this position is: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Eastern Iowa and Northern Illinois.  The Technical Agronomist will serve as the coordinator for training, plot management, agronomic information and sales support.

What you would be doing:

  • Establish and execute Product Development Plot (PDP) protocols across the territory
  • Agronomic data collection on a regular basis throughout the growing season
  • Coordinate with cooperators for planting and harvesting PDP protocols
  • Work with sales team to achieve sales objectives through in field training and provide technical support
  • Engage with marketing group to provide insights and observations to contribute to social media efforts

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelors in Agronomy or related discipline
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently as well as team members to meet established goals

What We Offer

  • Established sales network with dedicated seed dealers
  • 45+ year reputation for quality seed products
  • Competitive pay coupled with a performance-based bonus incentive 
  • Employee benefits include company vehicle, 401K and health insurance
  • Work-life balance

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Farm Equipment Operator/AG Production Assistant for Livingston Family Farms

A little about the business: Livingston Family Farms, a progressive family farming operation located in southeast Nebraska. We are a row crop operation farming corn and soybeans on irrigated and dryland crop ground. We are looking for a full-time Farm Equipment Operator/AG Production Assistant for our operation in Reynolds, NE. In this role you will be a diversified farm operator performing a wide variety of farm duties such as operating farm equipment including a sprayer & mixing chemicals/load batches, operating a harvest equipment at harvest time, performing ground tillage work, assisting with irrigation, preforming various task around the farm along with possibly hauling grain from our on farm storage to local markets.

What you would be doing:

  • Operate farm and other heavy equipment such as sprayer, combine, tractors, and tillage equipment.
  • Mix sprayer load batches if applicable.
  • Assisting with irrigation.
  • Be proficient with using the latest farming technologies.
  • Perform light maintenance on equipment.

What we're looking for:

  • At least one year experience in agriculture operating farm equipment such as sprayers, combines, tractors etc. is REQUIRED.
  • MUST have the ability to work long hours during peak seasons of planting and harvesting.
  • Self-motivation, willingness to take tasks head-on, and are a go-getter.

We offer a very competitive salary based on experience along with paid vacation and sick time.

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East Coast Sales Manager for Hazera

A little about the business: Hello! Welcome to Hazera, where we growing together. We are a global leader in the vegetable seed industry and are looking for driven professionals to join our team as the East Coast Sales Manager.

In this role you are responsible for all commercial activities in the East of the Mississippi River territory and Eastern Canada. Aside from your sales manager role, you also perform product development activities in the Northeast. You will oversee sales growth and further strengthen our position in the market by creating go-to-market strategies and building meaningful business relationships with our customers. This is not just an office job, it is a commercial role in agriculture, meaning occasionally getting your hands dirty while meeting customers in the field. You will work closely with, and report to, the General Manager.

What you would be doing:

  • Manage and develop sales, margin, and profitability growth for Hazera.
  • Work closely with our dealer network to trial, promote and sell our varieties. Write a business development plan per key account and define a growth strategy per crop.
  • Build a network of key growers, packers, and shippers.
  • Represent Hazera at tradeshows and conventions, and take charge of open days in your territory.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the local PD team and PD Manager.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 year experience with an agronomical background in the vegetable seed business.
  • Proven knowledge of field trials, including trial setup and field evaluations.
  • Willingness to travel, and to work under variable environmental conditions associated with field trial work.
  • Flexible working hours throughout the growing seasons.

This position includes :

  • Competitive compensation as well as bonus and profit sharing
  • Comprehensive insurances which include paid health, dental, vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Extensive paid holidays and PTO
  • Vehicle, phone, and laptop

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Senior System Engineer for GreenPoint Ag

A little about the business: GreenPoint Ag is a farmer-owned, American-owned company. We’re committed to farmers’ success, because that’s the only way we succeed. It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly, and we look for employees who share this same commitment. As a leading Southeastern U.S. agricultural inputs company, we source our strength from high-quality employees who allow us to build long-term relationships with our customers. We operate in over 100 communities across ten states.

We are looking for a Full-Time Senior System Engineer for our Decatur, AL Corporate Office. This position will keep watch over and effectively manage GreenPoint Ag's entire server and AWS environment.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assist with the design and architecture of hosted customer environments.
  • Administer the state of all components in our cloud and development infrastructure.
  • Periodically report to the customer and company on system performance metrics.
  • Identify and escalate areas of concern or improvement for ERP services.
  • Administer overall site availability, security, latency, and system health.

What we're looking for: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a system administrator supporting enterprise computing platforms and systems as well as running cloud-based production systems with a preference for AWS Windows systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems and Active Directory

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Farm Equipment Operator for BMK Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to BMK Farms! We are a one family 8,000-acre grain farming operation located in Southwest Kansas. Our acreage consists of both irrigated and dryland producing corn, wheat, milo, and soybeans.

We’re hiring a Farm Equipment Operator to join our team in Fowler, KS (about 33 miles southwest of Dodge City). In this role you will be operating and maintaining late model John Deere equipment such as a combine, sprayer, planter, air seeder, and fertilizing equipment. We’re willing to train the right candidate.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintain and operate farm and other heavy equipment such as combines, sprayers, planters, air seeders, and other fertilizing equipment.
  • Assist with irrigation operations and maintenance.
  • Operate and maintain semi-trucks.
  • Assist in all other areas of the farm when needed.

What we're looking for:

  • Prior experience in agriculture, farming, and or operating/maintaining heavy equipment is preferred.  We are willing to train the right person.
  • Class A non-commercial or CDL or willingness to obtain.
  • Mechanical aptitude to be able to work on equipment.
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • Self-starter.

We offer a competitive pay based on prior experience ($20 - $37.50/Hour), health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and 401K.

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CarrieLee Holliday

CarrieLee Holliday

CarrieLee is the Marketing Coordinator at AgHires. She graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Animal Science and an Accelerated Master of Agriculture, emphasizing cow-calf production. Her education journey brought her back to Southern Missouri, where she owns and operates a commercial black angus cattle herd with her family. CarrieLee enjoys being a part of the AgHires team and growing connections with individuals across the ag industry.