Agriculture Jobs of the Week 4-15-24

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Posted by Lila Huelster

Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 4-15-24

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. 

Agronomist for Sandramere Seed & Supply Co.

A little about the business:  Sandramere Seed & Supply Co. provides a full slate of services and products to growers. Individualized crop consulting, soil sampling, nutrient management plans along with Pioneer seed, custom seed treatment options and a full line of crop protection products are offered. Our team of agronomists and staff are committed to helping farmers reach their yield and economic goals. We stay on the forefront of agronomy expertise to provide our growers with the knowledge they need to succeed.

We are looking for an Agronomist to help farmers meet the future demands of growing crops in Madison, Nebraska. Do you have a passion about growing plants, helping people, and solving problems? This might be a great next career move for you. We are open to candidates with prior crop consulting, farm experience, or agronomic sales backgrounds.

What you will be doing:

  • Conducting field visits according to company standards
  • Responsible for in-season scouting and weekly reporting to look for signs of insect, weed, nutrient, and moisture stress affecting the crop.
  • Responsible for pulling grid and zone soil samples in the fall and spring.
  • Communicate in a manner that is helpful, hopeful and acts in the best interests of the customer.
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing samples to recommend solutions.
  • Prepare and develop accurate nutrient management plans.

What we're looking for: 

  • Degree in Agronomy, Crop & Soil Science, or equivalent experience
  • Outgoing personality
  • Enjoys working with people.
  • Passion for learning
  • Conscientious
  • Self-starting work ethic

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience.
  • Company vehicle
  • Company iPad
  • Simple IRA
  • 30 days PTO

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Farm Operations Tech

A little about the business: At eGenesis, we aspire to deliver safe and effective human transplantable cells, tissue and organs utilizing the latest advancements in genome editing.

We are seeking a reliable member to join the team in in the Greater Madison Area and assist research personnel in all farm activities including operating large equipment, hay production, landscaping, and basic animal care of swine. The right individual will have experience working with large animals, farm equipment, and must be able to perform maintenance on equipment and buildings.

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for operating large farm equipment at the eGenesis Wisconsin facility
  • Responsible for landscaping and general grounds upkeep
  • Responsible for basic maintenance of both animal facilities and lab facilities
  • Participate in daily care of pigs at the animal facilities
  • Promote and adhere to safety in workplace

    What we're looking for:

  • H.S. Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) minimum
  • 1+ years of experience in large animal care and handling
  • 1+ years of experience in facility and equipment maintenance
  • Working knowledge of animal husbandry, including nutrition, reproduction, and safety
  • Basic working knowledge facility maintenance, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing skills

We offer a competitive hourly rate along with a strong benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, bonus potential, tuition stipend, and generous PTO and holiday pay.

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Automation Engineer for Verbio

A little about the business: The Verbio Nevada Biorefinery is the first industrial scale renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in North America using agricultural residues as its feedstock. The plant is 100% owned by Verbio North America Holdings Corporation.

What you would be doing:

  • Work closely with Process Engineering and Production Team to deploy process control automation.
  • Maintain DCS and PLC platforms.
  • Implement process automation on DCS platforms eight by coordinating in small site-based teams working with leveraged resources and/or external vendors.
  • Provide engineering support in operations area to troubleshoot, resolve technical problems, and identify root cause analysis of automated equipment.
  • Utilize PLC software to enhance and troubleshoot machine function and capabilities.
What we're looking for: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 2+ years of relevant technical experience OR 3+ years of relevant industry experience in DCS/process control configuration.
  • Experience with automation, process control, or other related manufacturing equipment.
  • Leadership of team to develop, manage, and execute projects.
  • Proficient use of computers and software (Microsoft Office, Rockwell, CAD, etc.) needed to support project development and execution.
  • Capability to program and troubleshoot complex PLC, HMI, and components.

We offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package beginning day one, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Company paid short & long-term disability coverage as well as AD&D.
  • Generous vacation, holiday, and sick time with additional leave plan
  • 10 paid holidays, 15 days of paid vacation time, 5 sick/personal days
  • Automatic 5% employer contribution into a 401(k) account after 90 days.
  • Quick career advancement and bonus opportunities

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Inside Sales Rep for Wellington Implement

A little about the business: Wellington Implement is a family-owned and operated company that has served Wellington and surrounding communities for over 90 years. As a Case IH “Pinnacle” dealership, Wellington Implement employs a team of professionals who have developed a customer-centric reputation, supporting farmers, property owners and businesses with innovative equipment and service.

We're hiring for a full-time Inside Compact Equipment Sales Rep to join our Wellington, OH location.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintaining a high level of product knowledge on outdoor power and compact utility equipment
  • Investing 85% of your time growing and maintaining relationships with walk in/current clients, pursuing relationships with prospective clients and logging activities in Salesforce
  • Priority sales focus on Outdoor Power Equipment and Compact Tractors, extended warranties, accessories, insurance, and ancillary services
  • Selling other compact and outdoor power equipment as needed
  • Quoting and negotiating prices and credit terms, preparing finance agreements and submitting

We're looking for someone: 

  • Who loves interacting with people, derives satisfaction from helping others and genuinely loves sales
  • Who is a sales professional with a methodology of keeping a full pipeline and documented sales performance metrics
  • Who has very strong organizational skills and doesn’t get overwhelmed with a high volume of current opportunities and leads
  • With outdoor power or compact equipment knowledge with preference given to the individual with previous operational experience

We offer competitive hourly pay based on experience, paid vacation, fantastic health, vision and dental insurance, and 401k match.

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Manager In Training for Friona Industries

A little about the business: With over 60 years of experience producing beef responsibly, Friona Industries is a trusted partner to packers, retailers, and consumers all over the world. With a capacity of 105,000 head, Dalhart is Friona Industries’ largest feedyard. It’s recognized as one of the largest feedyards in the U.S.

We’re hiring a Manager In Training at our Dalhart, TX location. You will work alongside the Feedyard Manager to meet and exceed the operational standards set by company leadership. Your on-the-job training will focus on enhancing your management and technical skills. In this role, you will work closely with all feedyard departments both as an individual and as a member of a team to create the highest quality care and maintenance to ensure the welfare and functionality of the feedyard.

You will gain valuable experience in different aspects of the business, receive mentorship and guidance from experienced leaders, and have the opportunity to work on special projects and initiatives.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assist with management of department assigned
  • Support the routine care and feeding of beef cattle kept in the feedlot
  • Be a part of the Leadership Academy and development opportunities at the location
  • Work with Feedyard Management to support operations and identify improvements
  • Ensure that proper husbandry techniques and feeding programs are in place to promote optimal growth for each animal in the herd

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture related field or equivalent experience
  • Mechanical ability and desire to learn
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Experience in animal settings
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, with the ability to engage and motivate others
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good reasoning, conflict-management, and analytical and problem-solving skills

    We offer a competitive salary along with performance bonus, health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with match, and PTO.

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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.