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Agricultural Field Representative

Sunnyside, United States


The Agricultural Field Representative promotes a positive CraftAg presence in the field with growers, regulatory agencies, industry, and community.

Manage raw material functions to assure CraftAg maintains low cost, high-quality deliverables of raw materials in the Northwest growing regions Coordinate the seasonal aspects of raw material harvesting, transportation, and receiving.
Monitor and input pesticide treatment history reports and maintain pesticide programs to ensure all raw material meets or exceeds corporate, state, and regulatory requirements.
Work directly with growers to assure regulatory testing requirements are identified and performed meeting field and operational efficiencies. Implement off-season planting and contracting schedules to further support company goals. As needed, assist in the pre-harvest seed starting and distribution process.
Responsibilities to include grower outreach and contracting, mt bin management, harvest management, transportation logistics, and grower payment distribution.
Develop and perform field testing quality attributes to meet company and regulatory guidelines.
Develop an agronomy research program and field experiments to establish best practices for industrial hemp agronomy.
Collaborate with an internal cultivation team to identify superior cultivars and guide industrial hemp breeding program.
Collaborate with an internal technology team to implement field data collection and seed-to-sale traceability program.


Must be able to read and understand measuring devices, perform basic and advanced math calculations.
Principle and practices associated with database inputs and analysis.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Higher level education with degree in related Agriculture field; English Language proficiency, bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus

Be able to lift at least 35 lbs with an occasional lift up to 50 lbs.
The ability to stand, bend stoop and kneel.
The work environment is variable in nature to include moderate to high heat, loud noise, moving equipment in an indoor and outdoor environment.


Benefits

Healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA)

PTOs

Vacation, Sick, and paid leaves