Sales Opportunities: Developmental Seed Advisor and GHX Specialist
Kevin O’Connor mobile 309-339-4948 Kevin.OConnor@syngenta.com
Developmental Seed Advisor:
This role is an outstanding opportunity for the person who wants to return to a home farm operation but also wants to build their own profitable seed business advising producers with the latest technologies in genetics, traits, seed treatments, and digital tools. The Developmental Seed Advisor is supported with guaranteed income, extensive training, and a support team to grow their business.
This role is best fit for someone who wants to return to their home area where they know local farm producers and prefers to focus 100% on the success of those operators. A good match for the GHX Specialist has a strong agricultural background or education and desires a sales career using agronomy, genetic, and digital ag solutions to increase farmer profitability.
Contact Kevin O’Connor at email@example.com for more information and to apply!
Posted September 14, 2023
Marketing Part-time job/internship
David Whitaker firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing, closing and helping with auction. Looking for full time or part time. Skills preferred Computer, Excel, Word, Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Phone calls, Typing, Good spelling/proofreading, works well with others, and carries the image to the bankers, attorneys, and closing staff
Posted September 07, 2023
Farmland Sales Rep, Internship with full time potential
David Whitaker email@example.com
Sales intern to transition into selling farmland. Hands on training. Skills preferred include: Extrovert, Likes talking with people, Good use of computer, CRM, Emails, Phone calls, Fast learner, knowledge of farming
Posted September 07, 2023
Soil Health Coordinator
JONATHAN GALLAGHER Jon.Gallagher@ia.nacdnet.net Ph: 319-377-5960 x3
About Soil Health Coordinator:
The Soil Health Coordinator is responsible for administering the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership Project within the Indian Creek Watershed. Responsible for initiatives within the watershed that focus on building alliances between stakeholders and increasing awareness of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy by researching, planning and conducting outreach programs, developing conservation plans with agricultural producers, and improving soil health through implementation of planned practices. Assists with the implementation and administration of local, state and federal conservation programs in partnership with the Linn Soil and Water Conservation District. Works with diverse stakeholder groups including Indian Creek Watershed Management Authority board members, local public officials, conservation groups, landowners, farmers, businesses and the general public. Possesses an understanding of conservation practices, the nine step planning process, an ability to determine appropriate methods and programs to both inventory and address soil and water resource concerns, and increase technical assistance within the watershed. Work is performed under general supervision of the Linn County Soil Conservation Department’s Resource Conservationist. Knows the County’s Customer-Centered Culture principles, the County’s Mission, Strategic Plan and Core Values and demonstrates a commitment to customer satisfaction for all customers on a regular basis.
Develops resource management and conservation plans and provides technical assistance to agricultural and other landowners for implementation of best management practices in order to positively impact soil health and water resources in the watershed.
Recommends practices to be implemented and increases the use of practices such as cover crops, buffers, no-till or strip till cropping and various livestock practices, along with traditional practices such as ponds, terraces, waterways, stream bank stabilization and/or riparian practices, and other structural or management practices.
Researches, plans, and conducts educational and outreach programs to raise awareness of soil health and water quality issues, the Nutrient Reduction Strategy (NRS), and practices to address identified resource concerns. Initiatives will include, but are not limited to, newsletters, workshops, presentations, field days and individual landowner contacts.
Implements outreach activities to underserved agricultural populations within the watershed.
Creates Indian Creek Watershed e-newsletter and distributes to landowners twice per year.
Makes landowner contacts each quarter to pursue implementation strategies from the watershed plan.
Establishes watershed evaluation methods/baseline to assess soil quality benefits on agricultural land.
Gathers baseline landowner knowledge of soil health, the NRS and associated practices.
Develops site-specific water quality monitoring plans for identified areas.
Develops partnerships in the Indian Creek Watershed.
Engages the ICWMA, the Linn County Conservation Board, local commodity groups, the Linn County Fair, local FFA groups, the Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, Trees Forever, Indian Creek Nature Center and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation on a quarterly basis.
Evaluates partner engagement outcomes, soil health conditions, water quality monitoring results, conservation planning efforts, and practice adoption.
Communicates Soil Health Partnership results by summarizing landowner contacts, pre- and post-survey awareness results and outreach activities on the ICWMA website and reported in the newsletter.
Meets all program & project objectives and submits all required quarterly and annual reports to NRCS and partnering agencies in a timely manner as specified.
Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Knows the products they personally produce and the customers of each product. Listens to the “Voice of the Customer” and closes gaps between customer expectations and experience whenever possible.
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, environmental sciences, public administration, or a related field required.
Three (3) or more years of recent (within the last five (5) years) experience in an area related to the field of study required; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Significant knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in resource management and conservation plan development as described in the USDA National Policies and Procedures Handbook.
Ability to apply measures identified in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws/regulations pertaining to conservation and resource management.
Knowledge of technical and engineering standards of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Ability to identify and develop key partnerships and cultivate good relationships with other governmental and non-governmental entities including private property owners.
Ability to evaluate and quantify the potential impacts of various conservation and resource management practices.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing by preparing clear reports, demonstrating interpersonal skills and making formal presentations to stakeholders both within and outside of normal business hours.
Demonstrated skill in developing an objective-driven educational campaign for producers and other stakeholders to learn about conservation practices designed to improve soil health and water quality.
Ability to engage and motivate landowners and operators within the watershed to achieve conservation practice installation goals.
Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time on uneven surfaces in variable weather conditions at remote locations under physically demanding circumstances.
Must have the ability to function effectively both independently and as a team member of the Linn County Soil and Water Conservation District and ICWMA.
Ability to use computer, surveying, and mapping skills to facilitate enrollment in conservation programs, resource analysis and public outreach.
Ability to meet identified objectives and performance goals through evaluation and implementation of project priorities through effective time management.
Special Necessary Requirements:
Valid State of Iowa Driver’s license required. Must pass a County physical examination, which includes a drug test after offer of employment. Regular work attendance required. Must remain awake and aware of surroundings at all times.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Posted August 31, 2023
Seasonal and Part-time jobs
Mitchellville, and Various locations
Kami McDonough Kami.McDonough@landus.ag
How will you make an impact in this seasonal role?
We are seeking a dependable individual to be part of the Landus team who will be assisting with our outside grain and agronomy operations for the fall season. We offer flexible schedules and have options available for day, evening, and weekend hours.
Are you ready to apply? Come join our team!
A typical day may include:
Assist in all aspects of the grain elevator operations, if applicable to location
Receiving and unloading grain operations
Keeping facility clean, safe, and housekeeping records current
Identify potential maintenance problems and complete necessary repairs
Assist in all aspects of the fertilizer operations, if applicable to location
Assist in unloading bulk and packaged product
Maintain and repair equipment as needed
Keeping facility clean, safe and housekeeping records current
Willingness to learn about agronomy products
Greet all customers promptly and courteously
Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have:
Ability to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.
Must be 18 years or older.
Understand the seasonality of an agriculture and the in-season time commitment.
Posted August 31, 2023
Fall Operations Part-time help
Jeff Hink Jeffrey.Hink@nutrien.com 515-681-0291
Fall operations help needed! Filling of NH3 tanks, loading dry fertilizer with a front end loader, possibly application of NH3, some office/administrative assistance as well.
$17-18 per hour, possibility of leading to full-time employment in the future.
Also looking for CDL drivers
Posted August 31, 2023
Assitant Farm Operations Manager
Associated Repp Enterprises, Inc
Seth Naley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Farm Operations Manager
Job Title: Assistant Farm Operations Manager
Job Type: Full Time/Part-Time/Seasonal/Internship
Location: Minburn, IA
We are a family-owned row crop farm in Dallas County Iowa, specializing in corn and soybean production. We have modern facilities, equipment, and bin sites equipped with automation, field GPS, and application technology.
General Job Descriptions
The Assistant Farm Operations Manager will have a focus on all aspects of the farm operation alongside the Farm Operations Manager. Involved in all planning and execution of farm operations. Assist in decision making of all day-to-day operations. Willing to work extended hours during fall & spring.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Sprayer operation, combine operation, & tillage applications.
• Grain Hauling
• Operations and Maintenance of Equipment, Bin Sites, and Properties
• Assist Farm Operations Manager in Planning and Execution of Crop Production
Minimum Education Level:
High School Diploma
Familiarity with Farm Equipment, including Precision Ag Technology.
Knowledge of Bin Site Operations. ¬¬¬¬
Class: C-Non-Commercial/CDL or willing to obtain.
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary and Benefits determined upon hire.
Newly renovated housing available upon hire.
Please Contact @ (563)422-7735 or email@example.com
Posted August 17, 2023
Soil Sampling Part-time/Internship: Fall
Kelley, Iowa and Algona, Iowa
Brandon Metzger (515) 341-6831 firstname.lastname@example.org 1500 Giddings St. Kelley, IA 50134
Advanced Crop Management is an agricultural
services business located in Algona and Kelley,
Iowa. ACM specializes in GPS soil sampling for Ag
retailers and cooperatives throughout Iowa,
Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and South
Dakota. ACM’s team writes nutrient management
plans for livestock companies and producers in
Iowa. In addition, ACM is a Syngenta Seed Dealer.
ACM offers Spring, Fall, and Summer internships
or part-time employment for qualifying students,
and will work around class schedules. ACM’s
internships will provide the opportunity to travel
throughout the Midwest, run field boundaries, lay
out field grids, collect the soil samples, and
prepare samples for drop off or shipping. In
addition, students gain experience tissue sampling
and participate in a summer corn rootworm
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1. Self-motivated, responsible, organized.
2. Trainable, strong work ethic, work
3. Use aerial photos and google/apple maps to
4. Communicate with ACM personnel, farmers
5. Operate ATV, computer, and GPS equipment.
6. Have valid and clean driver’s license.
7. Travel and overnight stays as needed.
Starting pay $18/Hour
Posted August 03, 2023