Agronomist - Montezuma Division

Crop Quest, Inc. Montezuma , KS 67867

Posted 3 months ago

Agronomist Job Description

Crop Quest agronomists provide leadership and expertise in custom designing agronomic service programs for each customer. As a new employee, you will work with other Crop Quest agronomists for a period of time to gain hands-on crop production experience. We want you to be successful both personally and professionally.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Regular field checks

  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics

  • Soil moisture status monitoring

  • Irrigation scheduling

  • Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations

  • Soil sampling

  • Equipment calibration

  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations

  • Solicit customers & increase acres and/or opportunities

  • Precision Ag services (including GIS/GPS information)

  • Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping

  • Crop budgeting & planning

  • Provide personal consultation with customers as needed

  • Educational / promotional presentations as needed

  • Other duties as necessary

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheets

  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate verbal & written skills

  • Demonstrate skills in sales (our agronomists do not sell products only quality service!)

  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision

  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry

  • Willingness to work as a team member

  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology

  • Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethic

  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day

Full-time Agronomist Position Candidates Credentials / Experience:

  • Graduate or graduating senior with a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, ag business, or other ag science course work

  • Applicants with backgrounds in agriculture or interns in crop consulting will have advantages

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Job Descriptions are designed to give potential employees an idea of their job requirements and may change at any time at the discretion of the company to fit company goals and needs.

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