Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 8-14-17

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 AgHires.com, and check out the five we have highlighted below.

Farm Operator for Harbage Farms

A little about the business: Harbage Farms is a family-owned farm of grain, hay and livestock  located near Springfield, Ohio.  

What you would be doing: In this role you will perform a variety of tasks working with livestock, planting and harvesting of crops, farm/barn maintenance as well as any daily tasks as they arise. During the winter months you will focus on servicing equipment and off season farm projects as well as tasks as they arise.

Qualifications: We’re willing to train the right candidate but looking for semi-driving/hauling experience, basic mechanical ability with willingness to learn agriculture equipment and be a reliable team player.

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Agronomic Research Manager for Monsanto

A little about the business: Monsanto is a global modern agriculture company developing products and tools  to help farmers around the world grow crops while using energy, water, and land more efficiently. 

What you would be doing: The role will aid in the testing and evaluation of new biotechnology traits, chemistry, pathology, seed treatment and agronomic system improvement for our products within Technology. 

Qualifications: Minimum of a Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Weed Science, Entomology, Soil Science or a closely related field.  At least 5 years experience in plant Pathology and ability to coordinate a team of Agronomic Research Specialists conducting independent trial work at other locations.

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Herdsman for Michigan Dairy

A little about the business: Family owned 1,000 cow high production dairy 

What you would be doing: Provide leadership to 15+ dairy employees and to assist with herd health and management. Assist in dairy operations and process plus provide general support to the Dairy Manager and Owners.

Qualifications: Experience with large hard dairy with a passion for agriculture. 

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Technical Sales Manager for Bioworks

A little about the business: BioWorks has been a leader in providing environmentally responsible, safe, and effective biologically-based pest control and plant nutrition products for the horticulture, turf, and specialty agriculture markets for more than 20 years.  Together, with our team of experts, our customers are enhancing conventional programs as well as developing leading edge pest control and plant health programs.

What you would be doing: In this role, you will provide leadership and management for this regional sales territory and develop sales initiatives aligned with the company’s strategic direction. You will be responsible for retaining current customers as well as developing and attracting new customers, recommending and sharing changes and trends seen in the field and meeting sales goals in targeted markets. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture, crop and soil sciences, agronomy, plant pathology or equivalent in a related field. A minimum of 2 years of field sales experience or equivalent within the agriculture / specialty agriculture market

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Grain Elevator Worker for Frontier Ag

A little about the business: Frontier Ag, Inc. is a full service member-owned agribusiness cooperative, offering grain, feed, agronomy, petroleum, shop, and transportation products and services to customers throughout Northwest Kansas. Frontier Ag was formed in March of 2007, as the result of a merger between Frontier Equity Exchange headquartered in Goodland, and Cooperative Agricultural Services, Inc. (Coag) headquartered in Oakley. Frontier Ag has also acquired locations in Bird City, Atwood, Rexford, and has most recently acquired the facilities of Midwest Cooperative, headquartered in Quinter.

What you would be doing: Assists in the operation of grain department. Weighs grain, obtains sample and records ticket information accurately on all inbound and outbound transactions. Update charts indicating location and contents of storage tanks.  Reads thermocables to ascertain grain temperature in storage tank and takes appropriate action to remedy hot spots. Inspects, maintains and safely operates all facilities, equipment and vehicles.

Qualifications: May be required to obtain or maintain a current and valid CDL with ability to obtain appropriate endorsements.

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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 AgHires.com to 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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