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 Beck's HybridsFull-time position - Agronomy Technician

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Production - Agronomy Technician
We are now hiring a Crop Scout to support our Production department. Please view the job description for more details about the position.
Interested candidates can click here to apply.
 
BECK'S SUPERIOR HYBRIDS, INC., Atlanta, Indiana
Job Description of Production Agronomy Technician
Production Department
Reports to the Production Agronomist and Production Manager

A. Purpose and Scope
    This entry level position to the Production Department is to assist the Production Agronomist in the area of agronomics and quality control.
    Non-growing season responsibilities of this position will vary on company needs and individuals skill set.
B. Responsibilities
  • Agronomics
    • Scouting corn, soybean and wheat production acres for weeds, insects and disease
    • Assist Production Agronomist by creating solutions for agronomic issues discovered
  • Quality Control
    • Assist with fall soybean inspections
    • Inspect seed corn fields during flowering
    • Evaluate seed corn fields for potential yield
  • Assist Production Agronomist with other agronomic duties
  • Perform other related duties as may be required by the Production Manager
  • May assist Corn Seedstock Manager with delivery and organization of seedstock
  • May assist in sales and product delivery
  • May be required to operate farm equipment
  • May assist with fall seed harvest and husk and sort operations

C. Job Requirements
  • Education and Training
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agronomics or related agricultural field
  • Technical Knowledge
    • Basic computer and current software skills (Microsoft Excel)
    • Self time management skills
    • Chauffer or CDL-A license preferred (not required)
  • Experience
    • Previous experience in the agronomics industry
 

expires on

3/29/2013

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Created at 12/7/2012 4:39 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 12/7/2012 4:39 PM by Pava, Penny J.