Title: Crop Specialist – Agronomy
Location: Bliss, NY
Sedona AG Services is seeking a Crop Specialist – Agronomy to join a team-oriented company with a high trust, entrepreneurial culture. Our client values their employees’ opinions, have a strong work ethic, and are focused on growing great vegetables and developing their operations profitably. This position will support agronomic operations on a large-scale commercial farm, growing potatoes across approximately 3,000 acres.
What you will be doing: Crop Specialist – Agronomy
Support commercial crop production through regular scouting and hands-on field work.
Sample soil and assist with fertilizer recommendations.
Monitor soil moisture and assist with scheduling irrigations.
Help develop and execute on pest management strategies.
Contribute to quality control on farm operations, such as seed handling and cutting, planter spacing accuracy, and irrigation system uniformity.
Sample plant tissue and soil during the growing season for fertility management.
Test digs to estimate yields and monitor quality.
Facilitate storage management and a bruise-free handling during harvest.
Evaluate plant maturity, including sugar testing in the field and in storage.
Support research and development efforts that provide insight on key production issues.
What we need from you: Crop Specialist – Agronomy
A Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or closely related field is required
A private applicators license or the ability to get one.
Familiarity with irrigated crop production
Experience operating farm equipment
Ability to work farm standard hours of 7 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday AND Harvest/planting seasonal hours comprising of longer hours and weekends
Desire/Ability to work outside and travel from farm locations
Ability to lift objects (such as potato samples) of up to 40-50 lbs.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus but not required
How you will be compensated: Crop Specialist – Agronomy
Market competitive salary and paid time off
Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and 401(k) plan options.
Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and Life Insurance.
Tuition reimbursement options.
To apply for this position, please email your resume to Amanda Saylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.