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Hawk's Agro
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University Bachelor's Degree
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Crop 360, a division of JGL, is a proud locally owned and operated independent agriculture retailer, based in seven locations throughout South Western Saskatchewan (Central Butte, Rouleau, Swift Current, Neville, Gravelbourg, Strongfield and Moose Jaw).   We are currently looking for a Precision Agronomy Lead to join our team.   This position can be based out of any one of our locations with the option to work remotely. This position focuses on leading the Crop360 VR program. In this role you will be responsible for implementing and promoting Crop360 VR in the trade area. The ideal candidate has a passion for precision agronomy and an interest in product promotion.

Crop 360 is our full service agronomy, product trialing and soil sampling service working with growers across Hawks Agros trade area.  As a Precision Agronomy Lead at Crop 360 you will work directly with farm customers to create customized variable rate application recommendations to address issues and increase profitability on the farm.

Roles and Responsibilities
    Crop360 VR Program
o    Serve as a leader in promotion of Crop360 VR
o    Prospect new Crop360 VR customers
o    Write prescriptions for Crop360 VR customers
    Precision Agronomy Leader
o    Lead implementation of Crop360 VR program
o    Work the BDM to develop Crop360 VR strategies
o    Manage mapping, sampling and prescription writing
o    Work with Crop360 agronomists on Crop360 VR strategies

Requirements for this position:
    Understanding of soil based zone mapping process
    Strong background in soil fertility
        Knowledge of local weed species and familiarity with the biology and control of local pests
    Related post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
    Minimum of 3 years of field and industry experience
        Eligible for membership in Sask Institute of Agrologists
    Ability to interpret soil, tissue and seed tests
        Able to make zone based fertility recommendations
        Possess a valid drivers license


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Numeracy
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership in a provincial institute of agrology
Work Setting
 - Private consulting company
 - Agribusiness
Field Crop Specializations
 - Specialty crops
 - Forage crops
 - Cereals
Type Of Work Experience
 - Soil science
 - Plant science
 - Irrigation and drainage
 - Field crops
 - Farm management
 - Extension or education
 - Agribusiness
Specific Skills - Field Crops
 - Quality control
 - Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication
 - Plant growth and development
 - Plant nutrition
 - Inspection
 - Classification

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