Farmers Mill & Elevator, Inc   Castle Rock, MN   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 8, 2023


Location: Castle Rock, Minnesota, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Farmers Mill & Elevator, Inc
Industry Sector: Production/Farming
Industry Type: Crop Production
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: negotiable

Farmers Mill & Elevator, Inc is a family owned business.  We are looking for an agronomist to join our team and provide agronomic knowledge and leadership to our customers.

Some aspects of the job include:

- Ensure accurate knowledge or reliable referrals to make recommendations to growers to achieve efficient crop production

- Soil sample fields including multiple depth sampling, sampling by geo-reference and multiple site sampling in the event of changes in soil texture

- Manage field trials, plant physiology and irrigation practices

- Scout customer fields for weed, insects, disease and nutrition issues

- Ensure that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather conditions are optimal

- Gather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepare progress reports

- Analyze crop claim issues as necessary

- Document field evaluation of seed, chemical, specialty products and fertilizers

- Provide agronomic training for staff responsible for sales and marketing

- Assist with agronomic budgeting and cost monitoring

- Interact with suppliers, applicators and agronomy laboratories

- Remain up to date on crop nutrition and protection technology