Assistant Farm Manager
Featherstone Farm Seed is a family-owned certified seed and commodity grain operation in Central Virginia's Piedmont area. We offer wholesale and retail seed sales throughout the Mid- Atlantic region and specialize in small grains. We serve as dealers for several large seed companies and offer some exclusive wheat lines under our own brand. We pride ourselves on customer service and environmental stewardship. We also maintain a small cow-calf herd of beef cattle.We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill the role of Assistant Farm Manager.Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, responsibilities would include:Operating planting, spraying, and harvesting equipmentEquipment maintenance and repairBeef herd management (feeding, vaccinations, pasture management, fencing, etc)Assistance in seed plant when neededPreferred Experience/Qualities:Planting to harvest experience using GPS guidance and technology in newer John DeereequipmentMechanically inclinedAbility to work independently or as part of a teamGrain hauling experienceGeneral cattle husbandryAttention to detail – growing grain for seed requires precision Benefits include: housing if needed, work vehicle, paid leave hours.Very competitive salary, depending on qualifications and experience.Apply for this job.