Reference Number: NA-7730466254

Farm Manager

Candidate Description:

This Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT candidate started working in high school at his family’s business that sold potato equipment parts and helped in the shop with duties that included maintenance, repairs and construction of new equipment. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and then started a career in Production Agriculture. He was most recently the Manager/Foreman of a 720-acre potato and barley farm from 2005 until the owners decided to the sell the business once the 2019 crop was moved. He coordinated and led 2-5 full time employees and up to 15 seasonal employees. Conducted off season activities, compiled records on the crops and storage facility, irrigated, and applied Ag chemicals and fertilizers. He troubleshot, repaired, and provided mechanical maintenance. Coordinated planting, cultivating, seed cutting operations, and harvesting of crops. Monitored potato quality and implemented quality control standards at the storage. Worked with third party freight operators and potato salesmen through the shipment process. In 2008 his employers gave him the opportunity to lease 120-240 acres to plant barley for his own contract. He monitored day to day operations from planting to harvesting through the delivery of product to the brewery, including irrigation, coordinating application of chemicals and fertilizers. He kept and compiled crop records specific to the brewery’s standards. He is a dedicated and hardworking employee who treats the business and employees as if they were his own.
Contact Info:

To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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