Agronomist
Christensen Farms - Iowa

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DESCRIPTION

Christensen Farms is currently seeking an Agronomist who will be responsible to direct and execute nutrient management. While providing professional and technical assistance to cooperators and contract growers and to enhance the value of CF plant food through product and market development, production operations support, and other agronomic services.

DUTIES

  • Establish nutrient budgets for production facilities and available crop land
  • Write and submit plans to meet regulatory standards
  • Manure inventory tracking and forecasting
  • Hire and schedule customer applicators
  • Coordinate applicator schedules
  • Quality control/supervision
  • Product and technology testing and evaluation
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships
  • Promote plant food value of manure nutrients and other agronomy services
  • Thoroughly understand applicable federal, state and local regulations for service area
  • Maintain manure management plans
  • Manure storage and site engagement
  • Complete and ensure applicator certification, contracts, and insurance
  • Field Mapping
  • Coordinate soil sampling
  • Crop scouting/nutrient assessment/crop diagnostics
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum formal education required: A.A., B.S. in Agronomy, Soil Science, or other related.

1-3 years of agri-business employment with strong agronomy background and customer service experience. Previous supervisory experience is a plus. Must demonstrate leadership qualities and ability to manage and develop others.
  • Establish nutrient budgets for production facilities and available crop land
  • Write and submit plans to meet regulatory standards
  • Manure inventory tracking and forecasting
  • Hire and schedule customer applicators
  • Coordinate applicator schedules
  • Quality control/supervision
  • Product and technology testing and evaluation
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships
  • Promote plant food value of manure nutrients and other agronomy services
  • Thoroughly understand applicable federal, state and local regulations for service area
  • Maintain manure management plans
  • Manure storage and site engagement
  • Complete and ensure applicator certification, contracts, and insurance
  • Field Mapping
  • Coordinate soil sampling
  • Crop scouting/nutrient assessment/crop diagnostics

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