Agronomist Job Description Sample
Manage contracting and delivery of A-B barley within yearly programs.
Drive SmartBarley program (smartbarley.com) to optimize barley yield and quality for joint benefit to growers and AB InBev.
Develop and implement global and local agricultural management and technology programs.
Interface with AB InBev Barley and Malt Operations at the local, zone and global level.
Execute open market purchasing program.
Monitor and report on barley crop from planting to harvest.
Provide market intelligence and pricing recommendations as well as timely forecasts for financial reporting.
Schedule incoming barley from farm storage for both seed and malt.
Support growers from crop planning to harvest and execute direct grower programs.
Promote grower and local stakeholder relations and communications through farm visits, grower meetings, field day events, etc.
Work with barley research to support field variety and crop management trials.
Bachelor's degree in Agronomy or related field required.
Excellent oral and communication skills, and the ability to work directly with barley growers.
Highly self-motivated and results oriented with the ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously, and be attentive to details.
Ability to relocate within the United States.
Good understanding of crop production and agronomics relating to barley and competing crops.
Knowledge of seed production and seed certification requirements.
Understanding of OSHA requirements pertaining to the grain industry.
Proficient with computers and MS Office applications including PowerPoint.
Essential Job Functions:
Provide agronomic technical assistance to SFC Agriculture staff. Manage Eastern Region research plot work supporting Seed R&D department.
Crop Scouting/Pest Management Consultation.
Seed Research Trial Plot Management.
University/Extension Agronomy Liaison.
Commercial Seed & Crop Protection Industry Agronomy Liaison.
Provide expertise at the dealership surrounding crop production systems. Build credibility with
customers and enable dealership to participate in the development of comprehensive solutions for
customers. Train and develop dealership personnel in agronomic best practices. Collaborate with
customers' third-party advisors to ensure alignment and support.
o Assists the dealership Integrated Solutions department in developing key services to support
job optimization related to crop production cycles and to promote positive impact on yield.
o Provides leadership across the organization for agronomic knowledge.
o Promotes understanding across the dealership of the latest production practices and their
overall agronomic impact, including crop production systems, regulations, production data
layers and key attributes, etc.
o Works with customers to ensure quality machine data capture, proper machine set-up and
proper delivery of third-party's recommendations.
o Serves as the subject matter expert/liaison with other customer trusted advisors such as ag
service providers, crop insurance agents, agronomists, etc. that are working to execute jobs
with John Deere equipment and technology.
o Remains current on production practices, latest trends and changes in regulations.
Experience, Education, Skills and
o 2+ years' experience in an agriculture-related role
o Dealership sales, service, integrated solutions, training, or other related work experience
o Certified Crop Advisor Certification
o Ability to operate with a solutions approach and identify existing/emerging customer needs
o Ability to think strategically
o Demonstrates leadership, organizational, project management, interpersonal, analytical and
o Ability to work flexible hours and travel to store locations, customers and customers' other
o Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization or equivalent
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PhD Degree in plant sciences, natural resources, agronomy and environmental
statistics. OR Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in in plant sciences, natural
resources, agronomy and environmental statistics, Natural Resource Conservation
and NRCS Programs
Valid Driver's License
Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
This position is located in the Montana State Office, Natural Resources
Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), located in
Bozeman, Montana. The primary purpose of the incumbent's work will be to
support NRCS Plant Materials program with the analysis and interpretation of
study data and study reporting that will ultimately improve NRCS conservation
planning and implementation strategies using plant species for conservation.
Data organization and Data Analysis: Gathers completed study data from the
Bridger Plant Materials Manager, organizes data for analysis, discusses
potential analyses with Manager and Plant Materials Specialist, analyzes data
using Statistix 10 software, and builds tables and figures of data results.
Reporting: Drafts study reports using the Plant Materials Report template
for written content, tables and figures. Emphasis will be placed on interpreting
results for NRCS application. Works with Manager and Specialist to finalize
Technology Transfer: As needed, works with Manager and Specialist to outline
simple, short (2 ? 4 pages) Technical Notes that convey the study results in
layman terminology, and in a manner that can clearly be incorporated in NRCS
programs and practices. 10%
Health and Safety Considerations: In accordance with EPA 1440.2, Health and
Safety Requirements for Employees Engaged in Field Activities, briefly describe
the training that is required. Safety Note: Enrollee must ensure safety and
health precautions are adhered to including reporting safety hazards, wearing
seatbelts in automobiles, taking proper and appropriate precautions when in the
field. ATV certification is required for activities involving and ATV.
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Technical Sales Agronomist
Technical Sales Agronomist
Great opportunity to work for a global company at the forefront of mining
Advance your career and develop your leadership potential in a pioneering organisation
We offer competitive paid parental leave entitlements and flexible work arrangements
Are you ready to be a part of our pioneering Sales & Marketing team?
The high-quality materials Rio Tinto produces are essential to making modern life work. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: from microscopic circuit board parts in your smartphone and computer to the hull of a supertanker, our materials make up the world around us.
We own and operate open pit and underground mines, mills, refineries, smelters, power stations, and research and service facilities. And we use our railways, ports and ships to deliver our products to our customers. Underpinning everything we do is an absolute commitment to safety – for our people, contractors, and the communities and environments in which we operate.
Join us and help shape our commercial presence in the US
Rio Tinto is establishing a US Sales & Marketing office in Chicago. Part of the new Commercial organisation, US facing sales and marketing roles from across multiple products and locations will be based in Chicago. This is an exciting next step in our Commercial journey and for your career.
You'll get to join a pioneering team delivering commercial insights and driving commercial value across our mine to market value chain. From East Coast to West Coast; from the desert to the mountains; from small towns to big cities, our diverse portfolio of assets and activities has helped shape the mining industry across the United States.
We supply 30 per cent of the world's refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California. Our Bingham Canyon mine, located just south-west of Salt Lake City, Utah, has produced more copper than any other operation in history. And our Resolution Copper project in Arizona is among the top ten largest undeveloped copper assets in the world.
This position falls within the sales division of US Borax. Technical Sales Agronomist is responsible for owning a regional agronomy program, direct account responsibilities and strategy with input from sales, marketing and other related capabilities.
Develop relationships with key customer sales and agronomy personnel, farmer/managers, researchers, and independent consultants within the region. Education USB regional sales team, and customers' sales & agronomy teams, to position USB product offerings with a competitive agronomic advantage.
This position is based in Chicago and contributes to sales, market development and technical support activities for customers of USB's agricultural line of products; identifies market/customer needs for USB products in existing markets; works in close collaboration with customers, sales marketing pilot plant and production facilities; participates in research, analysis and experimentation on borates for new product development, and marketing strategies for growth in the agriculture industry.
- Provide sales account management and delivery against budget. (35%
- Provide technical support and develop key relationship with key agriculture customers. (25%)
- Coordinates R&I program for development projects and to new product trials at customer location. (15%)
- Contributes to developing USB knowledge of product applications and market needs. (10%)
- Actively participates in USB technical and sales/marketing meetings and assists with completion of deliverables on time. (10%)
- Fully support health, safety and environmental programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance and enforcement as well as compliance with corporate programs. (5%).
As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.
Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. We've led the industry in partnerships, with customers in new markets, and with local communities.
We've pioneered technological innovations, such as our Mine of the Future™ programme and our low-CO2 aluminium from hydropower. And we've paved the way in areas such as safety, tax transparency and legacy management.
Inclusion & Diversity
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.
It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
If you're interested in launching your career with us, apply today for an exciting tomorrow.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.
Education and Qualifications:
College/University Education: BS/MS in agronomy, chemistry, biology, or related science fields.
5 years with a Bachelors degree, or less with an advanced degree, of relevant technical support, research and development experience.
Licenses/Certifications: Certified Crop Advisor or Certified Professional Agronomist preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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Agronomist Student Professional
Our MillerCoors agronomist internship encompasses working with our eight agronomists in Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming and possibly Canada, conducting in-person surveys of farming practices from 800+ growers.. You will also have the opportunity to learn about malt barley production in the various growing areas where MillerCoors procures it barley.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Work in a safe manner, supporting the MillerCoors safety culture and values
Contribute to a culture of teamwork and dedication to help align with company guiding principles
Work closely with our MillerCoors experienced barley procurement team
Perform regular field checks & help diagnose agronomic problems
Responsible for reporting scouting results to MillerCoors staff
Communicate effectively with supervisor, keeping him/her informed of current tasks and activities
Work with our Barley Elevator supervisor and staff, supporting barley elevator operation activities
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office , email, internet
Good diagnostic and decision making skills
Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills
Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
Willingness to work as a team member
Desire to remain updated with new agriculture trends and technology
Motivation to learn daily
Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day
Ability to perform physically demanding activities and work in barley dust environment
Credentials / Experience:
Student pursuing a degree in agriculture disciplines, or other degrees with agriculture experience
Valid Driver's License
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or have U.S. permanent work authorization; must be 21 years of age or older when the Internship begins
A valid passport may be required if traveling out of the U.S. to Canada
Additional Application Considerations:
All candidates must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening test.
MillerCoors will not accept or review hand-delivered, emailed, mailed, or faxed resumes/applications.
MillerCoors LLC is an equal-opportunity employer, tapping into the power of diversity.
Field Agronomist Intern
Are you looking to gain the knowledge and skills required to enter your future career? Black Gold Farms invites you to grow and learn with us!
Internships provide a real world experience to promote academic and career development, and at Black Gold, we strive to provide our intern's work with a purpose. You will have the opportunity to work with many skilled and talented individuals, while assisting with some of our daily operations so that we are able to successfully grow, harvest, sell and distribute our crops throughout the United States. We work on the farm, in the field, at the office, and on the road. We do what we can to be good stewards of the land, good community members, and good industry partners.
Here at Black Gold Farms, we also work hard to ensure that each person that is a part of our team is offered: an opportunity to grow personally and professionally, the opportunity to be part of a culture and family that has values extending locally and globally, to have rewards that include more than earning a salary, and the opportunity to make an impact with work that matters.
Black Gold Farms has been in operation for over 85 years. The company has evolved into a global industry leader in potato production, sales and service. Please join us in serving our customers, sustaining our business, and feeding the world!
Field Agronomist Intern
Black Gold has a position open for a FIELD AGRONOMIST INTERN at its Arbyrd, MO location. This position will assist with raising high quality, profitable potatoes through the duties described below.
1.Collect data and generate reports from information gathered through scouting and tissue collection
2.Familiarize themselves with the stages of potato plant growth, potato insects, diseases and weeds
3.Assist with crop yield and quality monitoring
4.Participate in seed cutting monitoring and seed placement during planting
5.Assist with irrigation management by monitoring field moisture, irrigation & rainfall amounts on a daily basis
Candidates should be pursuing an agricultural related degree. Experience working with potatoes is not required.
Applicants must be able to receive a private pesticide applicator's license. This is a paid internship occurring at different times throughout the months of January through August. Interns will also have the opportunity to receive up to $800 in tuition reimbursement upon completion of the internship.
Sales Agronomist Entry Level - Minnesota South Central
The Sales Agronomist is responsible for sales of agronomy products and services to production customers by performing the following duties:
Make sales calls throughout assigned territories to determine agronomy needs, create solutions, and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals, and agronomy services.
Plans and carries out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool.
Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness, and other pertinent marketing information.
Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manor.
Recommends and sells products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies.
Relays competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manner.
Communicates with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers. Relays requested sales contract and other pertinent information to management.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, accounting, and precision ag software. Candidates should have or be willing to obtain and maintain a CCA certificate as well as any other appropriate certifications including valid driver's license and insurability at all times.
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- Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.
Golden Harvest Seed Agronomist - Southeast Nebraska
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
The Golden Harvest Agronomist will:
Be the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seed in the assigned commercial unit, both for Syngenta and competitive products.
Lead product training process for Internal/External employees and customers of Golden Harvest Seeds
Evaluate experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches, and to be able to provide marketing input into product advancements
Provide input on production planning and portfolio, representing assigned district
Sharpen competitive intelligence on pricing and products
Support product based campaign development in the district
Provides localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to DM, Sales Reps, channel partners, customers and prospects.
Promotes Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and one on one.
Provides guidance and as needed direct involvement in handling service calls.
Supports and coordinates plot locations and entries in the assigned area, analyzes and interprets data for promotional use and is the pivot point for Syngenta story amplification in local areas.
The Golden Harvest Agronomist will:
Represent Product Management as needed on a local level to provide product knowledge and product expertise, both internally and externally
Obtain buy-in from Commercial Operations on local portfolio direction and strategies
Manage the District product life cycle:
Recommend products for commercial advancement in conjunction with R&D and Product Evaluation.
Provide product and portfolio needs that exist in a given geography to Product Managers & R&D
- Provide direction on needed testing environments, including possible cooperators, to R&D Trialing and Product Evaluation in order to get experimental data on all relevant environments within a given commercial unit.
Recommend commercial and competitive checks for experimental trials in order to make the best advancement decisions possible.
Provide local expertise to Product Managers on production planning and pricing.
Teach and develop the agronomic skills of Sales Representatives, Seed Account Managers and Seed Advisors
Call on customers with representatives and serve as a role model, teacher and coach to sales representatives and Seed Advisors
Provide agronomic support and advice to growers and prospects and manage direct selling activities when necessary
Member of the District team
Key interface with Campaign team
Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products utilizing working knowledge of those products.
Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments
Knowledge, experience & capabilities:
BS Agronomy / related field required with a minimum of 3 years' experience preferred
Deep knowledge of the seed industry
Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques
Strong written and oral communication skills
Understanding of statistical principals and data analysis
Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions.
Agronomic theory – knowledge of farming best practices, seed technologies, crop protection.
Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities
- 2-4 years of experience in Agronomy or sales as well as strong technical background or
- 2-4 years of experience in R&D role with strong understanding of sales/commercial aspects
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities
Problem solving skills (e.g. ability to diagnose issues with product performance and provide recommendations)
Theoretical / practical sales knowledge (e.g., what to say and do depending on grower, dealer or retailer needs and unique situation)
Customer facing skills: manage relationship, build trust, and offer support
Self-management and prioritization skills; balance time across sales reps and accounts in assigned geographic region.
Teaching / communication skills: ability to communicate highly technical information to growers, sales reps and accounts in a manner that is easily understandable
Excellent computer/analytic skills in Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Strong ability to transform trials and data into collateral that will leverage sales with Syngenta Products
Critical leadership capabilities
Critical success factors & key challenges
Exhibited leadership amongst sales team and technical peers
Actively pursues coaching and training of sales reps, channel partners and other assignees
Creates professional and successful working environment with Sales Reps, District Managers and other key Syngenta personnel
Takes timely and effective action to optimize sales opportunities or challenges
Have understanding of internal Syngenta systems
Successful and productive internal and external network
20% of work performed in a standard / home office environment
80% of work performed in vehicle, at meetings and in field locations with employees, co-workers, customers and other associates
Ability to work irregular hours, days, evenings and sometimes weekends
Ability to move seed bags approx. 20 – 60lb bags as needed, particularly during planting season.
Ability to put up field posts and signs. Must be able to carry display units, coolers with beverages, tables/chairs etc. during internal and external field events.
Ability to climb on and move equipment for weigh wagon use. Must be able to move weigh wagon crank to lift the tongue.
Ability to travel by car and occasionally plane
Participate and be recognized as leader in Ag industry and sales
Proven track record of successfully completing projects
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
Territory includes: Southeast Nebraska
Cities include: Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska
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