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Posted 9 October 2019.


Job Posting #4285


Description of the Job

Job Title: Agronomist

Company: Black Gold Farms

Location: Rhodesdale, Maryland

Job Description:Black Gold Farms is looking for an Agronomist who has a strong variety of knowledge and experience in plant physiology, pest and weed control, and scouting. Potato experience is an advantage but is not required.


• Scouting and tissue and soil sampling

• Assisting in pre-season planning and land selection

• Ensuring proper seed cutting, placement, and spacing

• Conducting pre-harvest yield and QC monitoring

• Making sound agronomic recommendations

• Leading GlobalGAP procedures for the location

• Maintaining accurate records -Assisting in Tour Ready farm program

• Assisting in irrigation monitoring and scheduling

• Executing research objectives at the farm level and company level

Required Knowledge/Experience in: Plant physiology, Pest and weed control, Chemical application, Plant disease identification and treatment, Scouting, Data collection, and Irrigation

Desired: Computer skills, Potato or produce experience, Some pivot and mechanical experience, Management responsibilities, Pesticide applicators license or ability to obtain Bachelor's degree in related field Valid driver’s license

Deadline for Application: 11/30/2019

Description of Company

Company: Black Gold Farms

Company Description: Black Gold Farms is recognized as a leader in the potato production industry for our high-quality potatoes, our sales, and our customer service. We have been around since 1928. That’s over 90 years of digging deeper and living life by our seven aspects of culture; Values, Transparency, Team,Excellence, Customer, Passion, and Innovation. In a fourth-generation family owned company like this you truly end up becoming part of the family.

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Black Gold Farms Careers:

Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Katie Scharfe

Company: Black Gold Farms

Address: 4320 18th Ave. S

City: Grand Forks

State: North Dakota

Zip Code: 58201

Country: USA


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