Agriculture Jobs of the Week 6-10-2024

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 6-10-24

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. 

Propagation Assistant for Iseli Nursery

A little about the business: Iseli Nursery is a wholesale grower located in Boring, Oregon, just twenty miles east of Portland. Established in 1975 by the late Jean Iseli and his brother André, the nursery has evolved from the original 10 acres to 900 acres and currently has 250 employees. For the last 50 years, Iseli Nursery has pursued the goal of becoming the world’s finest provider of dwarf conifers, Japanese and hybrid Asian maples, and complimentary plants to independent garden centers, re-wholesalers, and landscape customers.  

We are seeking a Propagation Assistant to join our team in Boring, OR. In this role, you will work alongside our current Propagation Manager to learn the position and acquire the skills required to eventually take over as the department head. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that offers the chance to ascend to a critical leadership role at Iseli Nursery.

What we're looking for: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or related field
  • Professional propagation and management experience, minimum 5 years 
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for learning and applying both the practical and technical aspects of growing and propagating woody plants
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving attributes 

We offer:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance: company provided life & AD&D policy
  • Short and long-term disability insurance offerings
  • Voluntary life/AD&D insurance offering
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k employer matching (contribution is 100% of the first 3%, 50% of the next 2%)

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Farm Manager for Lennard Ag Co

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.

We’re growing and hiring a full-time, year-round, Farm Manager to our team for our Medaryville, Indiana location. You will be managing the success of our this location which grows 1,500 acres of irrigated potatoes. You will be in a hands-on role working independently for part of the year and leading the field teams during planting, growing and harvesting. You will also be responsible for running irrigation and ensuring appropriate water and fertigation. During the off-season you will be preparing for the upcoming season. We share labor between farms.

What you will 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
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and works on shared equipment and personnel coordination with other locations
  • Collect and assess operational data to assist leadership in improving organizational efficiency
  • Coach team members in order to assist them in accomplishing organizational, professional, and personal goals
  • Manage seasonal employees and assist with hiring and performance management

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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Diesel Farm Mechanic for Lanehaven Farms

A little about the business: WELCOME to Lanehaven Farms; we are hiring an AG & DIESEL FARM MECHANIC. In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the maintenance of the farm equipment. You will join a progressive seed corn, commercial crop, organic crop, and hog farm based in Northeast Iowa. The farm has been an early adopter of leading-edge technologies that improve processes' efficiency, quality, and overall effectiveness. Core values characterize how the farm lives and conduct business daily.

What you would be doing:

  • Diagnose problems and determine where repairs are needed.
  • Perform routine vehicle inspections and ensure compliance to all DOT regulations.
  • Assist with field work and other general farm work, as necessary.
  • Operate feed mill, when needed, to minimize down time.
  • Assist off-loading of supplier deliveries.

What we're looking for: 

  • A degree in Diesel Ag Technology or similar work experience.
  • A private pesticide applicators license or the ability to get one.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to pass vehicle insurance verification. A commercial driver’s license is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and appreciation for the value of accurate data and reporting.

We offer a very competitive hourly wage with overtime based on experience and qualifications, group health, dental and vision insurance, flex system cafeteria plan, 401k retirement plan, and life insurance.

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Sales Representative for Holganix Midwest

A little about the business: Holganix Midwest has a mission to build soil health with their microbial product line so farmers can produce more while using less.

Holganix Midwest is seeking a dynamic and results-driven remote Sales Representative lead sales throughout the Midwest. As a Sales Representative, you will play a crucial role in expanding our customer base, nurturing relationships, and promoting our innovative soil health solutions. This position requires someone well-connected in the agricultural industry and highly regarded as an expert in their field.

What you would be doing:

  • Utilize your expertise in ag retail sales to identify and convert prospects into loyal customers.
  • Leverage your existing network of contacts to expand our customer base and drive sales growth.
  • Collaborate with the team to set and achieve sales targets while providing outstanding customer support.
  • Demonstrate a genuine passion for building soil health and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Work independently and remotely from home, staying motivated and proactive in driving sales efforts.

What we're looking for: 

  • Proven track record in ag retail sales with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • A well-established network of contacts within the agricultural industry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain customer relationships.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently, managing time efficiently.
  • Extensive knowledge of agricultural products, practices, and trends.

We offer competitive compensation with uncapped commission, great benefits including health insurance, a company vehicle, paid travel expenses, and a family-like company culture. You would be joining a team who is passionate about their community and the future of agriculture.

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Production Manager for A & R Spada Farms

A little about the business: A & R Spada Farms’ LLC, is a family-owned and operated farm located in St. Paul, Oregon, approximately 35 miles south of Portland, and in the heart of Willamette Valley. Our operation started with two brothers growing crops in the 1950’s and has grown and diversified over the years to include nursery stock. Today, we continue to farm as well as expand our wholesale nursery operation focused on growing quality shrubs and ornamentals that are shipped to over 42 states and 6 Canadian Providences.

We are hiring a Production Manager to work in our St. Paul location. Within this role, you will act as an assistant grower who oversees plant production and care of woody ornamental and herbaceous plants in fields, greenhouses, CRAVOs, and can-yards, including the facilities required for production.

What you would be doing: 

  • Set priorities and be flexible in the day-to-day operations of the farm and nursery.
  • Work with Supervisors and Crew Leaders to implement Management’s production plan.
  • Manage plant pathogens and insect pests via Plant Health Department.
  • Conduct weed and pest abatement activities that minimize impact on beneficials.
  • Oversee routine greenhouse, CRAVO, and can-yard maintenance and repairs.
  • Keep accurate nursery records and assist in the maintenance of the plant production database.

What we're looking for:

  • 3-5 years of horticulture, greenhouse, or nursery growing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Previous agronomy experience identifying plant pests/diseases, selecting pesticides or fertilizers, and following an IPM program.
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends during busy seasons.
  • Current Oregon Pesticide License or the ability to obtain licensing is required.

We offer a competitive hourly salary and overtime, along with health, dental, vision insurance, 401K, and paid time off.

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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.