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Sales Agronomist - Kimball, SD (Full Time)

We're looking to add a full-time Sales Agronomist to our NEW Agronomy Facility in Kimball, SD South Dakota Wheat Growers is an innovative grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 5,400 active member-owners in eastern North and South Dakota. Despite the name, our members now grow more corn and soybeans than they do wheat. Wheat Growers markets approximately 160 million bushels annually – and has been serving member-owners with pride and integrity since 1923. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPSONIBILITIES: include the following. •Other duties may be assigned. •Promotes and coordinates the sales of fertilizer, ag chemical, seed, site specific technology and all related services. •Assists producers in establishing crop production practices to maximize yield. •Conducts sales calls to determine what motivates customers to buy and ascertain how you can satisfy needs with Wheat Growers products and services. •Examines results of crop production studies to discover and enhance characteristics such as yield, quality, adaptation to specific soils or climates, and resistance to diseases and pests. •Studies crop production to discover best methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting, and effects of various climatic conditions on crops • Scouts fields and develops methods for control of noxious weeds, crop diseases, and insect pests.

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Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Agronomy; or an Associates Degree (A.A.) in Agronomy from a two year program; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Compensation: DOE
Benefits: Full Benefits
Related Programs: General Interest, Agricultural Technology, Farm Power Technology
Additional Information: Featured Employer Information South Dakota Wheat Growers 908 Lamont Street South Aberdeen SD 57401 Contact:Ryan SchuchhardtPH:605-225-5500
Openings: 1
Close Date: 4/24/2014
Employee Start Date: Immediately.

Company Information

Company Name: South Dakota Wheat Growers
Address: 908 Lamont Street S Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone: 605-225-5500
Website: www.wheatgrowers.com

Contact Information

Contact Person: Justin Kline,
Phone: 605-225-5500
Email: [email protected]

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