Agriculture Jobs of the Week 5-6-24

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-6-2024

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

Farm Manager for Frenchman Valley Ranch

A little about the business: Welcome to Frenchman Valley Ranch! We’re a 3 rd generation family-owned operation located near Saco, MT in the northeastern part of the state. We grow a variety of crops on 5,000 acres including winter wheat, spring wheat, barley, triticale, peas, Sudan grass, and alfalfa. We also maintain a cow herd of about 2,000 cows and run approximately 1,500 yearlings on our ranch. We take pride in taking care of our land, our team and our facilities. We run a progressive operation and are looking for a self-starter who shares the passion we have for agriculture and in sustaining the land for generations to come.

What you would be doing:

  • Coordinate with the owner on operational tasks, labor management, crop management, planning, and day-to-day execution of farming practices
  • Lead day-to-day operations maximizing efficient use of labor, equipment and time
  • During growing season, manage field operations including planting, irrigation, application of chemical and fertilizer, harvesting and tillage
  • During the summer, assist with cutting, swathing, baling, and hauling hay
  • Assist with grain handling operations and logistics of hauling out grain

What we're looking for:

  • Row crop farming experience (irrigated and dryland) along with mechanical ability to assist with maintenance
  • Proven ability to lead a team while working alongside them
  • A desire to be part of small town living in a close-knit community

We offer a competitive compensation package that will be developed with the hired candidate based on experience and needs. Included in the compensation package is a house fit for a family, with all utilities covered. Additional benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and beef straight from the ranch.

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Production Supervisor for Soli Organic

A little about the business: At Soli Organic, we want to change the way people access organic, sustainable, and affordable food by revolutionizing what nature does best: growing healthy, flavorful plants. We take what we know about the biology of growing the best produce, and then use technology to optimize nature’s processes. We do all of this in our proprietary, USDA-certified organic, soil-based, indoor system. For us, everything begins with soil; it is the foundational building blocks that enable us to provide an ecosystem in which plants can thrive.

What you would be doing:

  • Plans work schedules, assigns responsibilities and evaluates work to ensure expectations are met
  • Responsible for interviewing, selecting, and training of direct reports
  • Conducts performance teammates’ evaluations and administers corrective actions as necessary
  • Manages all teammates within the Fresh Cut (“FCH”), Living Organic Herbs (“LOH”), shipping and receiving, and quality control (“QC”) departments
  • Engages in short and long-term planning
  • Manages ongoing projects, and aids in the development of future projects Ensures an adequate inventory of packing supplies is maintained

What we're looking for:

  • Associate Degree with a preference for experience in food processing and management
  • No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.

We offer a competitive base salary, room for career growth, health dental, and vision insurance, 401k with a 4% company match, short-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid vacation, personal days and holidays, and tuition/education reimbursement.

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Territory Sales Manager for American Farm Products

A little about the business: American Farm Products Inc. was founded in 1982 by William Absalom II, who believed that there was a market for high-quality silage preservatives in the dairy industry. For over 40 years, we have manufactured silage additives and nutritional supplements available in the US, Canada, and other select countries worldwide. We are committed to providing superior quality products to farmers, and we value innovation, integrity, and hard work.

What you would be doing:

  • Selling direct to customers and through distributors
  • Identifying potential clients
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Promoting the company's products and services
  • Negotiating contracts and prices

What we're looking for:

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Ability to identify potential clients and build relationships
  • Willing to travel throughout sales territory up to 75% of the time
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment

We offer a competitive base with uncapped commission, retirement savings program, health benefits, paid time off, and a great company culture.

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R&D Engineer for Shoup Manufacturing

A little about the business: Shoup Manufacturing launched the business of manufacturing, marketing and distributing quality replacement parts for farm equipment directly to the American farmer in 1977. The product line began with less than 50 items and a single page flyer distributed at a farm trade show. Today, Shoup markets thousands of replacement parts and accessories for combines, planters, grain drills, tractors, balers, cultivators, rippers, forage harvesters, sprayers and more. Shoup’s original concept of providing high quality products and great customer service at a fair price remains the same today as when the business was founded.

What you would be doing: 

  • Design agricultural machinery components.
  • Conduct battery of tests on new products to ensure quality and performance standards are met.
  • Work to decrease time to market for new products.
  • Review and assist with research for new product opportunities
  • Support customer service to resolve customer questions and concerns.

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline related to mechanical design or agriculture systems. Work experience equivalent will be considered.
  • Experience using Solidworks, CREO, or other design software.
  • Experience with or willingness to learn 3D printing.
  • Experience working in a team environment across multiple departments, including but not limited to quality; purchasing; engineering; manufacturing.

We offer  great compensation and great benefits.

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Irrigation Installation Technician for N-Drip

A little about the business: Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Israel, N-Drip Gravity Micro Irrigation is 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. N-Drip's systems have been proven successful with conventional and organic agronomy practices, hand or machine-harvested crops, commercial growing operations, and small-scale farms.

As we continue our rapid growth, we are looking for a new member to join the team as a full-time Irrigation Installation Technician in Parker, AZ. Within this role, you will travel from site to site throughout AZ to provide N-Drip customers with routine maintenance and repairs for the lifetime of their irrigation system. You will interact with landowners and property managers to address their needs and work alongside farm laborers to ensure water is flowing properly through the irrigation systems.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operate irrigation systems at multiple farms and project sites
  • Installation of drip irrigation and components, including pipes, valves, fittings, and flow meters.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose plumbing problems, promptly implementing effective solutions to minimize system downtime.
  • Collaborate with field technicians to ensure proper integration of plumbing components with the overall irrigation system.

What we're looking for:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to work outside in all seasons
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds with no mobility limitations
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong ability to communicate clearly in a timely manner

We offer a competitive salary, promotes from within, and provides opportunities for career advancement. Occasional overtime, night, and weekend hours are offered and are compensated for with time and a half. Company vehicles are provided for work-related travel. Employer-paid (80%) individual, (50%) family, dental, and vision insurance are provided. An automatic pension plan (401k), 15 days of PTO per year, long and short-term disability are included in the benefits package.

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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.