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AGRONOMIST - Intensive Crop Production

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Job Order #: 5606879

Employer Name:
Prairie Soil Services Ltd.
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Competitive + Bonus + Vehicle + Benefits
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Full Time
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University Bachelor's Degree
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Prairie Soil Services Ltd.

Employer Address:
PO BOX 550
S0A 2V0

Contact Name:
Parker Summers

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Prairie Soil Services Ltd. is excited to announce they are looking to add a full-time Agronomist to their team, based in their Norquay Office.

You will be joining a highly-regarded and well-respected agronomy team, renowned for their annual "Field of Dreams" testing and research efforts.

You will be a highly motivated individual that can work efficiently and independently in a high energy, fast paced environment.

The position calls for the following duties:

---Provide customized consulting services to Prairie Soils' customers in the form of crop recommendations, fertility (micro/macro), soil testing, field scouting, weed and disease management, product knowledge.

---Be the product knowledge specialist in terms of seed qualities and traits, herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, etc. for the staff and customers of Prairie Soils to allow everyone to implement and use the most appropriate and beneficial product for whatever application is in question or necessary, along with completing and closing the sale.

---Manage the Chemical, Seed and Micro-nutrient Inventory including supplier orders, projections and supplier relations, utilizing our Agre Accounting and Inventory System by Tronia.

---Prepare, conduct, and manage field size/small plot research trials for the benefit of Prairie Soil's customers to help them maximize their productivity.

---Manage the custom dry floating work orders.

---Strategically target new customers and build lasting business relationships with the grower by providing services, support and products from Prairie Soil Services that meet their unique needs.

---Assisting the team at Prairie Soil's with Customer grower meetings and information sessions, by providing current and new agronomic advice through presentations.

---Ultimately, building customer loyalty by providing sound agronomic advice and solutions to meet the needs, resolve issues and maximize productivity for existing customers.


Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Agribusiness
Field Crop Specializations
 - Cereals
 - Forage crops
 - Horticulture
 - Oil seeds
 - Specialty crops
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Specific Skills - Field Crops
 - Classification
 - Crop storage and preservation
 - Harvesting
 - Inspection
 - Plant nutrition
 - Plant growth and development
 - Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication
 - Quality control
 - Seeding
 - Seed/seeding production
Type Of Work Experience
 - Agribusiness
 - Extension or education
 - Field crops
 - Plant science
 - Soil science


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