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Job Location: Dalhart, TX
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 10416
Title: Field Agronomist
Job Location: Dalhart, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Sedona AG Services is partnering with a large potato integrator in seeking a Field Agronomist in Texas. The Field Agronomist will be responsible for agronomy and support of the production of over 4,000 acres of chip potatoes. The Agronomist will report directly to the Farm Manager and will work closely with other members of the farm team and corporate management teams. This position has no direct reports at this time, but may have an intern during the summer season or additional full-time support as deemed necessary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Responsibilities: Field Agronomist

  • Soil sampling and fertilizer recommendations
  • Development and execution of pest management strategies
  • Monitor soil moisture and schedule irrigations
  • Scout fields on a weekly basis and recommend necessary adjustments to management plans
  • Seed handling and cutting
  • Planter spacing accuracy and Irrigation system application uniformity
  • Chemical application (coverage and timing)
  • Plant tissue and soil sampling during the growing season for fertility management
  • Test digs to estimate yields and monitor quality
  • Monitoring of bruise-free handling during harvest as well as storage management
  • Plant maturity evaluations, including sugar testing in the field and in storage
  • Develop and conduct R&D experiments to provide insight on key production issues
QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements: Field Agronomist

  • Minimum of Bachelors of Science degree in agronomy or related field, Masters degree is preferred
  • Aptitude with software systems, including statistical analysis software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to train and work with operational personnel on the farm
  • Superior organizational and project management skills and experience in leading and managing people
  • Candidates must be eligible to work unrestricted in the U.S. without company sponsorship to be considered for this position.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Experience in irrigated crop production preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience in the field preferred and 5 years experience highly desired

Compensation: Field Agronomist

  • Salary: base + bonus
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • Relocation: yes

To apply for this position, please email your resume to Courtney Lytle at THIS EMAIL or call for more information at 563-585-1220.

Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Education:
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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