Job - Ag Manager

Job Title: Ag Manager

Job Order #: EH-8591

Location: South Central South Dakota

Salary Range: $0 - $75000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 401K + Full Insurance + Retirement + Vision and Dental

QUALIFICATIONS:

- BS in Agronomy or Ag-related degree or equivalent work experience
- Minimum 4 years Farm Management experience, preferably with row crops
- Experience with irrigated organic crops very beneficial
- Solid leadership skills with hands-on experience overseeing Farm Managers
- Strong Agronomic skill set with ability/desire to work primarily outside
- Good organizational and analytical skill set
- Clear/Concise communication skills with ability to problem-solve
- Desire to reside/work in a rural environment
- Positive attitude with high integrity and ability to bring staff together to work toward goals and deadlines

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking an experienced Ag Manager for a diverse Ag Organization in South Dakota. This Manager will have responsibility for 1 leased farm and oversight of all production functions including growing, irrigating and cultivating corn and beans. Must be familiar with utilizing Ag chemicals and nutrient programs as well as field scouting and managing field trials. Other responsibilities to include gathering/analyzing agronomy test results and preparing progress reports, analyzing crop claim issues, documenting evaluations of seed, Ag chemicals, specialty products and fertilizers used, providing organic training for staff, assisting with budgeting and cost monitoring of crop inputs, interacting with vendors, applicators and laboratory personnel and remaining up-to-date on current crop nutrition and protection technology. Also wanting to start growing hemp, so any experience and background around hemp production is a big plus. There is also a large ranch operation that this Manager will oversee from a distance. There is a Ranch Manager and crew that will report to the Ag Manager. Ag Manager will report to the COO.


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

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