Green Spring Farms

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Crop Manager/Agronomist
  2. Location: Corvallis/Monmouth, OR
  3. Number: 9526
  4. Post Date: 3/1/2017
Job description

The Green Spring Farms Agronomist will advise, support and lead the farm team, ensuring maximum farm gate return, utilizing best farming practices in both organic and conventional crops.

Key Roles

  • Lead and advise farm management on organic farming practices
  • Develop programs for soil quality; monitor and advise farm management
  • Report on condition of crops; monitor and advise farm management regarding weed pressure, pest control, irrigation, and harvest
  • Advise farm management in development of annual and long-term crop plans, ensuring maximum farm gate return while supporting sustainability and diversity
  • Monitor how ecological systems are interacting with the farm’s crops to improve farm landscape and beneficial species interaction
  • Provide long term goal to improve landscape and beneficial species

Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Experience in commercial farm management.
  • Experience in organic farming
  • Experience and expertise in crop and soil science, environmental science, agronomy, and agriculture.
  • Familiarity with crop farming, preferably with knowledge of the Willamette Valley.
  • Able to interface with farm management software.
  • Skilled with spreadsheets and basic data analysis, providing evidence-based, cost-benefit decision making.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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