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Agronomy Technology Specialist - Evergreen FS - Bloomington, IL

Date: Nov 27, 2018

LOCATION: Bloomington, IL, US, 61704

Company: GROWMARK, Inc.

 

Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system.

 

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PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Support agronomy department with new technology and existing programs such as MiFIELD Trials, Scouting Program, Climate FieldView, Veris Technology and Soil testing.  By supporting agronomy department with technologies, will help sales team to deliver profitable technology solutions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

Assist crops sales team with management of MiFIELD trials, from planning to collection of harvest data.

 

Leadership to assist Crop Specialists in strategic placement of MiFIELD Applied Research trials while utilizing precision technologies and other agronomic tools to apply and monitor treatment efficacy to maximize grower profitability and sustainability.

 

Process and analyze relevant on-farm data – Access and collect relevant data including yield maps, as applied maps, scouting maps.

 

Support Agronomy Technology Manager with management and planning of the Scouting program.

 

Promote with sales team and maintain a full understanding of Climate FieldView, Evergreen FS Scouting Program, Veris Technologies software and other products determined to be a fit for the company and its customers.

 

Understand major brands of hardware and software related to customers planting and harvesting equipment and be able to solve problems related to these technologies.

 

Promote and utilize cutting edge precision farming data collection and analysis tools to differentiate Evergreen FS as a market leader.
 

Stay current with latest innovation and offering with the Information Management/Precision Farming industry.

 

Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:


Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and or training in Precision Information Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Must be able to work un-supervised, be self-motivated, working extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.


Effectively utilize various software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office.
 

Occasionally exposed to:
• Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
• Noisy conditions.
• Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards.
• May be required to work at varying heights.
• Lift 51-70 lbs.

 

Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.


Have CCA certification or the ability to obtain CCA within 2 years.

 

 

Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a 401(k) plan, health and disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

 


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal

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