Ready-To-Hire Candidates

AgHires constantly interacts with agricultural candidates. Below is a select list of candidates that have been pre-screened, interviewed, and come highly recommended by an AgHires Expert Recruiter.

To talk with a candidate regarding potential employment please reach out to ryan@aghires.com or call 844-Ag-Hires using the referral number.

Crops

SUMMARY: Graduated in 2017 with a B.S. in Crop and Soil Science.  Has great work and internship experience. Has experience in research, field scouting, soil sampling and more.

SUMMARY: Strong Farm Management background working hands-on with a variety of vegetables including potatoes, green beans, onions, peppers, squash, cowpea, and okra. This candidate has lead and managed an entire farming operation. Very open to relocating.

SUMMARY: This progressive thinking candidate has worked with multiple large farming operations including a 50,000 acre 100% irrigated corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, and peanut operation. He has experience managing employees and working closely with land owners. Open to relocating to the south or southeast.

SUMMARY: This candidates has 25+ years experience at a large commercial farm. This senior farm manager’s specialty is in row crop with experience in center pivot, irrigation and agronomy. 

SUMMARY: Researcher with experience in the field, lab and greenhouse with a variety of crops, including potatoes, tomatoes and cotton. This candidate enjoys interacting with people through research, including fellow researchers, growers and customers. Graduate with a PhD in horticulture science and a minor in food science, MS in horticulture, BS in agronomy. Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). This candidate is willing to relocate to any location east of the Rocky Mountains.

SUMMARY: This candidates has 10+ years’ management experience in specialty crop and row crop. This candidate also has experience with irrigation, equipment maintenance and equipment operation.

SUMMARY: Currently oversees operation of 15,000 acres of wheat, potatoes, peas, and alfalfa, as well as oversees the shipping facility and manages 13 full-time employees. This candidates also has past experience with corn and onions. 

SUMMARY: This candidate managed 5 full-time employees on a large 100% irrigated, 50,000 acre operation which included corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, and peanuts. This farm manager worked closely with landlords, operated equipment as needed, and managed the agronomy side. This candidate also has strong mechanical skills. Previously worked full-time as an operator/mechanic on a farm while finishing up school, and moved into specializing as an Irrigation Technician. Looking for a Farm Production/Management role. Grew up in and around the Ag industry-coming from a family owned pecan operation.

SUMMARY: Candidate has a history of working with many specialty crops and finished a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics and a B.S. in Agriculture Business. This agronomist has been involved in quality assurance, farm management, grower relations, food and farm safety, etc. This candidate has people management experience and has worked heavily with specialty crops including table grapes, citrus, carrots, potatoes, and blueberries. The candidate is bilingual (English/Spanish).

Related Titles: Agronomist, Assistant Farm Manager, Quality Control/Assurance (specialty crops), Grower Relations

SUMMARY: This candidate has a strong Farm Management background working hands-on on 2,500-4,000 acres with a variety of vegetables including peppers, onions, jalapenos, watermelons, squash, kale, collard greens, wheat, corn, and beans. Experience with conventional farming and 250 acres of organic farming. This candidate has lead and managed roughly 200 employees, full-time and seasonal. Performs maintenance on all equipment, including machinery and drip irrigation and center-pivot experience.

SUMMARY: Entry-level candidate with three strong internships in crop scouting and agronomy, working with corn, beans, and grain crops. Strong background in operations working directly with growers, as well as working on a farm growing up. In addition to working with crops, the candidate has some experience working with hogs and cattle and has a degree in Agronomy and Crop Science.

SUMMARY: Entry-level candidate with three strong internships in research agronomy, including work with corn, tomatoes, cereal and tropical crops. This candidate graduates in May 2019 with a B.S. in Plant Biology, with coursework in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Ecology and Plant Biology. This candidate has an analytical mind,  great work ethic and excellent communication skills. Willing to relocate anywhere in the U.S.

SUMMARY: Candidate is a pesticide and adjuvant development professional with 15 years of experience in the ag and consumer lawn & garden industries. Extensive experience in field, lab and greenhouse research with adjuvants, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fertilizers, and plant growth regulators, including synthetic and softer chemistry ingredients. PhD in Agronomy, MS & BS in Plant Science. Highly skilled in experimental design, statistical analysis, data collection.

SUMMARY: This strong candidate currently oversees two farm sites of dry and irrigated land on a large organic farm consisting of wheat, barley, alfalfa, corn, peanuts, cotton and pecan trees. Very heavy hands on individual along with managing 15+ employees.

Equipment

SUMMARY: This candidate has a BA in Mechanical Engineering and 4+ years’ experience working at a manufacturer of engines and generators doing product testing, modeling, design work, and more. 

SUMMARY: Entry-level candidate with agricultural technology degree. Strong mechanical, technical and engineering background. Experienced in design, welding, and fabrication. Very people-oriented. Open to relocating to any state.

SUMMARY: Has 30+ years’ of livestock equipment sales, business development and operations. Experienced individual who enjoys working with a team and bringing new practices and ideas to an operation.

Financial

SUMMARY: Grew up on a horse rescue farm and assisted on neighbor’s dairy operation. Currently working as a full-time Milker. Seeking a leading herd manager role with opportunity for growth. Strong history of milking, dealing with mastitis, hoof trimming, vaccinations, etc. Great personality and enthusiastic about working directly with dairy cows.

SUMMARY: Grew up on a 7th generation grain farm. Degree in Agricultural Business with a Minor in Accounting. Diverse experience including corn research, scouting fields, and accounting. Seeking financial career in the Agriculture Industry.

Food Processing

SUMMARY: 17 years’ experience working in purchasing, buying, and logistics in the food industry. Has worked with a variety of products from fresh to frozen as well as packaging. Has sourced throughout the United States and globally and maintained a large list of customer and vendor relationships.

Livestock

SUMMARY: Grew up on a small dairy farm in Northern California. Obtaining PhD in Veterinary Medicine with Poultry Specialty July 2018. Passionate about the Poultry Industry and working directly with producers.

SUMMARY: Grew up on a poultry production farm along with showpigs. Obtaining DVM May 2018. Self-motivated and confident speaker. Very passionate about increasing poultry production practices.

SUMMARY: Grew up on a horse rescue farm and assisted on neighbor’s dairy operation. Currently working as a full-time Milker. Seeking a leading herd manager role with opportunity for growth. Strong history of milking, dealing with mastitis, hoof trimming, vaccinations, etc. Great personality and enthusiastic about working directly with dairy cows.

SUMMARY: Grew up on a small dairy operation in Ohio. Currently Project Manager to increase Agricultural Production in Africa and manages 7-15 employees. Enjoys working with a team and bringing new practices and ideas to an operation.

SUMMARY: This candidate is very versatile, having a background in Animal Science and crops. This candidate has managed 4000+ sow farrowing sites, managed an AI lab, all involved with swine. Open to relocating, preferably in the South or Midwest. Has a great mechanical background and has people management experience.

SUMMARY: Has 5+ years of industry experience, with PhD in Dairy Science. This candidate also grew up on a small dairy operation.  Looking for more field experience, but would eventually like to get back into research and development. 

SUMMARY: The candidate is a Farm Manager for 2300 head dairy operation after previously being a Herd Manager. They have a degree in agronomy and have worked with feed and forage crops. The candidate is experienced in chemical recommendations and application.

SUMMARY: This candidate has roughly 3-5 years’ experience in sales and communications in the swine industry. Internship experience involves animal health working on 10,000+ head sow operations. Passionate about communications role, smart and speaks confidently.

Sales

SUMMARY: Grew up in and around the Ag Industry as family ran a farming operation along with raising hogs. Recently a Regional Sales Manager that managed a large territory along with driving new business. Extremely smart and speaks with confidence.

SUMMARY: This candidate has 20+ years’ sales experience in crop protection with grain and specialty crop in B2B and B2C. Has managed and lead large sales teams with Midwest and National accounts.

SUMMARY: Has 20+ years’ experience in sales, business development, and operations in the Agricultural Machinery sector.

SUMMARY: This candidate has experience as a B2B sales manager for hay and forage products in the western territory. Has led a team of manufacture representatives selling to dealers and distributors.

SUMMARY: This sales executive has 30+ years’ experience leading large sales teams in large territories in the U.S. and Canada. This candidates has experience with animal health and grain. 

SUMMARY: Introduced to Agriculture in 1996 in an agronomy sales role. Experience in agronomy, sales, marketing, business development, and project management for numerous Agriculture companies. Previously held national sales role along with business development. Open to working in Ohio remotely from home and can travel. Will be open to relocating anywhere in the Midwest in a year.

SUMMARY: This strong sales leader has 8+ years in the Seed Sales Industry covering regional to national territories and sales teams. This strong sales and marketing leader grew up on a crop and livestock operation in Western Indiana and offers a variety experience within multiple industries including, cattle, sheep, swine and seed industry.

SUMMARY: Entry-level candidate with Agricultural Sales & Marketing Degree expected May 2019. Grew up working on a 5,000 acre row crop operation. Strong internship experience working in sales for seed agencies. Positive attitude and strong communicator, pursuing an agricultural sales position.

Merchandising / Broker

SUMMARY: This candidate has 7+ years of grain merchandising experience. Diverse agricultural background working on cattle operation, managing local cooperative, grain merchandising, and branch manager for a rural bank. Actively seeking an agricultural role that doesn’t require relocation.

SUMMARY: This candidate recently obtained MBA and has 5+ years of grain merchandising experience. Grew up in a farming community in North Central Ohio with a background in construction and managing for family business for 20 years. Strongly enjoys all aspects of grain merchandising and working directly with growers to develop marketing strategies.

SUMMARY: Grew up on a dairy and grain operation in Northeast Indiana with a degree in Agricultural Economics. Diverse experience including; crop scouting and grain buying with interest in Ag Lending. Great personality and confident speaker.

Other

SUMMARY: Grew up on a small dairy farm. Extremely self-motivated with experience in communications, marketing, PR, media work, writing articles, etc. for numerous Ag companies. Previously moved up into an Editor role with a leading dairy publication. Open to working in South Dakota or remotely from home and can travel monthly.

SUMMARY: Currently a Farm Technician/Research Assistant for an oyster operation collecting/analyzing data along with assisting with lab and field work. Strong interest in a Data Analyst or Financial Analyst within the Agricultural and/or Food Production Industry. University of Florida graduate with a Master’s of Science in Food and Resource Economics. Open to relocating.

SUMMARY: Extremely self-motivated with experience in Sales and Marketing, Agri-business Analyst, Financial Analysis and Business Development all within the Ag Industry. Currently obtaining MBA. Open to working in Chicago area or remotely from home and can travel.

If you don’t see a candidate listed that fits your needs, contact us and let our experts find you several strong candidates to choose from.

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