Ag 1 Source is looking for Precision Agronomists to join the team of an exciting agronomy service organization that is rapidly becoming one of the most recognized crop consulting and data service organizations in the Midwest. This is a unique opportunity to become part of an organization that is rapidly establishing itself as an industry leader, with a leadership team based on the corn belt, a set of proprietary tools and resources based on local research. The precision agronomist is a consulting role. You can use your enthusiasm to help growers quickly establish themselves as market leaders. Precision Agronomist provides industry-leading advice, traditional agronomic strategies, digital products, research data, and environmental focus to top growers.
What are the benefits for you:
- Become a member of the innovative and customer-centric team of one of the fastest growing agricultural technology companies in North America.
- Use your contacts to build a successful territory within an hour of your home.
- Unlimited income potential, the opportunity to improve your responsibility and professional level.
- Become the market leader in your region by accessing world-class tools, local research and technical resources.
What will you do:
- Build your territory by leveraging existing relationships and developing new ones.
- Make better decisions by using your suggestions and proprietary information to enable your customers to improve their operations.
- Provide weekly updates and information.
- Provide test plots and demonstration platforms.
- Crop scouting.
- Collect and use spatial data.
- Farm planning and crop rotation strategy.
- Product and resource positioning.
- Fertility, crop protection, seed, crop health, and production practice recommendations and prescriptions.
- Annual data review.
- Supervise seasonal interns who will help you in your field.
- Work with the research team to establish a research project in your area.
Successful candidates for precision agronomists will have the following conditions:
- A four-year bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agribusiness, or a related field with 2 years of experience, or an associate degree with 5 years of experience.
- The current CCA or the willingness to obtain a CCA within 1 year of employment.
- Passion for exceeding customer needs and the ability to influence the completion of sales and help customers make the best decisions.
- Working knowledge of precision agriculture tools and practices is preferred.
- Good at dealing with challenging customers and acting as a change agent to help them improve their operations.
- Strong listening skills can carefully and effectively understand unique customer needs and combine them with compelling value propositions.
- Oral communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
Precision Agronomist Salary:
Salary is based on experience, existing relationships, and overall market potential. Candidates with 2-5 years of experience can usually get a base salary of US$60,000-80,000, while candidates over 5 years can get a base salary of up to US$110,000. In addition to the basic salary, all agronomists have the ability to receive uncapped bonuses based on the growth of the territory and the maintenance of existing customers.
Precision Agronomist Benefits:
The organization provides comprehensive and flexible benefits for all employees.
The organization is looking for a precision agronomist in southern Ohio, an area within an hour of the candidate’s home. Therefore, the ideal location depends on you, the ideal candidate, where you currently live!
Since 2002, Ag 1 Source has been focusing on agricultural recruitment at the administrative level and our network is very deep. If this position is not suitable for you, but you are still willing to explore career development, please feel free to click here. Or, if you know someone who might be interested in this position, please contact here. We offer referral bonuses of up to $500 to individuals who are recommended and placed by us.
*Candidates must be qualified to work in the United States and meet the qualifications listed above to be considered as a precision agronomist.