Job - Agronomist/Farm Manager

Job Title: Agronomist/Farm Manager

Job Order #: EH-8165

Location: Southeast South Dakota

Salary Range: $0 - $90000

Commission / Bonus: Year-end bonus based on farm productivity. Commission on seed and input sales

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Degree in Ag Science
- Prefer 2+ years organic, but not required
- Conventional and/or organic production farming experience needed
- Organic experience preferred, willing to train conventional crop producer willing to learn and transition to organics
- Experience running tractors, planters, combine and all standard farm equipment
- Excellent social, written and verbal communication skills
- Team player
- Computer and organizational skills
- Valid driver’s license with verified safe driving record

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a qualified Agronomist/Farm Manager for this organic farming operation in southeast South Dakota. Now hiring a full-time Agronomist/Farm Manager. Must be an independent, organized, motivated and a self-starter. Seeking someone with experience or the desire to learn all aspects of organic production. This is a great position for someone who desires both hands-on farm work and agronomic support and sales duties.
- Farm management of 1,200 acres currently in transition to organic. Crops produced will focus on grasses with alfalfa, corn and other crops in rotation.
- Oversee farm crew and assist with farm production as needed.
- Agronomic support for farmer customer base for both conventional and organic. May include seed and input sales.
- Ongoing organic education by attending meetings, seminars, and completing certifications as needed.
- Rapidly expanding in organic needs and hiring, so this position will more than likely morph into focusing on duties that successful candidate excels in. Great ground-floor position to gain overview of operation and offering excellent advancement.



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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