Assistant Farm Manager
Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField United brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success.
Position Purpose:Manage 40 acre research farm, greenhouses and seed shipments. Field responsibilities for land preparation, plot harvests, irrigation, and seed harvest. Seed responsibilities include cleaning, inventory control, obtaining permits for international shipments, obtaining state seed certifications. Greenhouse responsibilities include pollinations, cuttings, plant maintenance and insect control. This person is also a member of the station management team and Safety Officer for Nampa Research station.
Required Bachelors degree. Preferred in Agronomy or Horticulture.
Strong critical thinking skills andtechnical background in research. Ability to work independently with limited supervision, willing to take initiative. Strong computer skills especially with Excel required. Able to clearly articulate work direction and able to communicate with all levels of research staff in an effective and timely manner.
Preferred 3-5 years experience in agriculture research and/or greenhouse maintenance.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land OLakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.