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Agronomist

Company: Alsum Farms & Produce Inc.
Location: Arena
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

This individual must possess basic potato agronomic skills, including potato growing practices, seed production, harvest, and storage conditions, and exhibit a strong comfort level working one-on-one with growers and industry groups on farms. This person should also know upcoming technologies, conduct research trials, facilitate grower extension, and communicate with and between grower and company personnel.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:* Participate in the research, evaluation, and extension of new technologies and influence grower adoption of new technologies. Collaborate with local universities, public research institutions, and private companies to leverage regional agriculture expertise.* Develop a deep understanding of the potato growers in Wisconsin, delivering technical solutions, and successfully transferring those solutions and best practices.* Lead potato variety development through the trialing and commercialization of higher yield/low-cost varieties in the local region supported by the subject matter experts.* Work collaboratively with agriculture teams to develop the agronomy strategic plan. Deploy individual grower improvement plans and annual performance goals that drive breakthrough results necessary to increase yield and decrease cost.* Develop and disseminate advice to achieve optimum plant health and productivity through Best Management Practices relating to crop nutrients, crop protectants, and field or storage management.* Collaborates with Alsum Representatives to collect, maintain, report, and analyze data on potato crop development, quality, and yield throughout the growing and storage season.* Builds knowledge of potato production and the industry that supports strategic recommendations to influence business decisions throughout the crop cycle.* Attend relevant industry meetings to maintain and expand the current knowledge base on potato production in WisconsinMEASURES OF SUCCESS:* Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.* Knowledge of and willingness to develop new agronomic techniques.* This position is most suited to an individual who demonstrates leadership skills and desires and can contribute and grow within the Alsum team.* Ability to supervise and direct the work of seasonal and hourly staff.* Public speaking skills are a valuable asset.KEY QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCES:* A minimum of an Associates' degree coupled with related experience in Plant Science, Soil Science, or Agricultural. Bachelor of Science degree preferred.* Knowledge of potato production and storage is preferred.* Strong analytical, statistical, interpersonal, and computer skills, particularly in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint* A strong bias towards workplace safetyOTHER INFORMATION* Willingness to monitor crop health in the field with possible exposure to the elements and, at times, adverse weather conditions.* Willingness to conduct In-person potato storage monitoring.

Keywords: Alsum Farms & Produce Inc., Madison , Agronomist, Other , Arena, Wisconsin

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