Crop Consultant in Beach, ND at Gooseneck Implement

Date Posted: 7/1/2020

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Job Description

Purpose: As an experienced Crop Consultant for Gooseneck Implement, you will get a chance to develop customer relationships and receive valuable on the job training while earning a competitive salary. Your daily activity revolves working with farm customers assisting them in the decision-making processes related to agronomy.

Crop Consultants are passionate about working in the area of agronomy and enjoy working with field data to gain insight and improve economic returns. They provide tools and products that collect useful information and develop sound cropping and nutrient management strategies. Their role and objective is to ensure that the customer is maximizing the potential of the resources available to them.

A Crop Consultant must have sound understanding of soil, water and crop interactions and willingness to work as part of a team. Having knowledge of local farming practices is of benefit. Crop Consultants are able to access and leverage sales, training, presentation, and marketing material through Gooseneck Implement.  They make agronomic recommendations based on the best options for the customer. They abide by the Gooseneck Implement Code of Ethics and always agree to work together with other trusted advisors of the customer to reach economic returns. The location of this position is flexible and may include options for placement at Gooseneck Implement.

Responsibilities:
o Identifying customers to offer services, and closing sales to these customers
o Aiding in the decision making process of customers for decisions related to agronomy
o Handling a customer base of 10 to 15 - depending on size and services needed
o Looking for integrated agronomic solutions and opportunities for farmers
o Support and deliver Crop Consulting processes:
    a. Annual Strategy Meeting
    b. Soil Analyzer
    c. Field Programmer
    d. Manure Analyzer
     e. Manure Programmer
    f. Plant Analyzer
    g. Crop Health Initiative Requirements:

Requirements:
- Post-Secondary education degree or diploma in Agronomy, Soil Science or related areas
- Must have 3 years of job experience in agronomy related field - Strong agronomic knowledge
- Must be innovative in thinking
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
- Strong interpersonal skills and sales training is an asset
- Valid Drivers License

“In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sex and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6381 (TDD).”

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