Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 10-9-17

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 the five we have highlighted below.

Junior Commodity Risk Advisor for Roach Ag. Marketing, Ltd.

A little about the business: Roach Ag. Marketing is an independent, full-service commodity advisory firm founded in 1978 to help farmers do a better job of marketing their crops and livestock.

What you would be doing: They’re hiring entry level advisors; you will have the opportunity to learn the business and sales strategies from experts in the industry. They will teach you how to be successful in grain marketing and commodity futures. Most advisors will think about their position as a hybrid between a stock broker, accountant and sales.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, agribusiness marketing, communications or related field preferred but not required. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

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Farm Production Assistant for Sandy Knoll Farms

A little about the business: Sandy Knoll Farms delivers superior agricultural products by focusing on quality and customer satisfaction.

What you would be doing: Candidates will help us supply the industry with naturally great produce, by enhancing the effectiveness of the business through efficient machinery operation that makes crop production come to life, from planting the seed, nurturing the crop to delivering quality produce to the market and consumer.

Qualifications: Possess an aptitude in mechanical, machinery, equipment and maintenance. Excels at equipment operation in a safe and effective manner. Holds a Class A Driver’s license (CDL) or other endorsements or willingness to obtain. 

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Aquaculture Nutritionist – Salmon for Zinpro Corporation

A little about the business: Zinpro Corporation, the feed industry leader in the manufacturing, research, and marketing of Performance Minerals. As a family-owned, privately-held company, our steady growth has come as a result of quality products, quality people and a focus on one thing:  trace mineral nutrition.  Today, the company has regional sales offices located in nine countries and markets its products in more than 70 countries worldwide.

What you would be doing: In this role, the Nutritionist will provide aquaculture nutritional services and training to our sales team and customers globally. Additional responsibilities include providing input into the corporate aquaculture strategy and working with the global research team to develop research programs including directing and coordinating studies. 

Qualifications:  Doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.V.M.) or equivalent and 3-5 years related experience and/or training. Practical, in-field experience with major aquaculture species and markets with a focus on salmon. Experience providing technical services to internal and external customers. Experience conducting aquaculture research studies. Multilingual language skills; Must be fluent in English and Spanish; Mandarin or other language is a plus. Advanced computer skills including use of spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation software.

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Milker for Foster Dairy Farms

A little about the business: At Foster Dairy Farms, our team is committed to producing a quality product, each and every day.  We offer our employees an opportunity to work in an environment which allows them to grow and to contribute to the success of our business!

What you would be doing: This is a Milker position, responsible for following milking procedures for milking dairy cows, cleaning and washing milk barns.  Must be able to work rotation schedule (6 days on 2 days off). Must be willing to work weekends and holidays, as needed.

Qualifications: Work in a self-directed manner, able to follow written and oral directions, able to work in a cold, damp, hot and humid environment.

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Farm Manager – Breed to Wean for Maschhoff West LLC

A little about the business: The Maschhoffs LLC , headquartered in Carlyle, Illinois, is one of the largest family-owned hog production networks in North America.

What you would be doing: This role leads a team of animal caretakers with accountability for the financial and biological performance of a BTW farm. The position establishes team excellence in executing standard work, operational efficiency, asset management, and driving results while managing change innovation and driving continuous improvement.

Qualifications: High School diploma required. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Agriculture or related field preferred. Five years management experience required. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for two years of management experience. Knowledge of Livestock/swine management and handling, standard maintenance procedures, basic understanding of how to operate computer hardware and software, including MS Office, and Internet Explorer.

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The opportunities within the agriculture industry are endless. Whether you are looking to start your journey or take the next step in your agriculture career, there is a place for you. Go to to search thousands of current job openings, ranging from agronomy jobs to marketing jobs to service technician jobs. New jobs are uploaded to our website daily.


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