Agronomy Sales Representative
CHS / CCHS / Bingham Coop has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Retail Division! We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter to join our growing agriculture organization. We are looking for an Agronomy Sales Representative to work with farmers and ranchers in southern Idaho who grow potatoes, sugar beets, corn, wheat, barley, alfalfa and raise beef and dairy cattle. You will promote the proper use of crop protection products, crop nutrients, seed and other services offered by the cooperative to area producers by making on-the-farm sales calls and crop recommendations. You must have a good mathematical aptitude and be able to formulate fertilizer applications.You Will:Create and recommend specific agronomy programs to targeted accounts with the goal of increasing agronomy business and improving crop quality and yield.Spend a majority of time in the country working with farmers to earn business.Utilize seed, Precision Farming technology, finance, and other marketing tools to grow market share and add value for customers.Understand the business functions of the employee team and assist the team in improving the efficiency and profitability of the location(s) assigned.Coordinate with company and custom applicators for spreading, spraying, and delivery of bulk fertilizer to assure the cost effective use of equipment.Establish and maintain effective public relations through customer education and the promotion of new products.Ensure that federal and state regulations pertaining to chemicals and fertilizers are observed and adhered to.Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.Perform other duties as needed or assigned.Work extended hour’s in-season to meet business demands.Basic Qualifications (required):Associate’s Degree3-5 years additional Agronomy/seed sales experience, or Agricultural backgroundExtensive knowledge of agronomy business and agronomy productsAbility to provide cost effective services for co-op customersAbility to work extended hours in-seasonGood mathematical aptitudePreferred Qualifications (desired):Bachelor’s DegreeExperience applying crop protection products and crop nutrientsApply for this job.