Farm Agronimist

Tom Farms

Leesburg, Indiana

Full time

Sep 10

Farm Agronomist

Tom Farms is an eighth-generation farm business operating in Northern Indiana with a focus on commercial corn, soybeans, seed corn production and services, utilizing various management practices and technologies. 

Tom Farms has an opportunity for an Agronomist position, for a motivated individual to collaborate and help lead the operations team. This position works closely with management, operations and industry leaders to ensure the success of the crop.

Basic Qualifications

·    +3 years of agriculture production experience (agronomist, crop advisor, seed sales)

·    Pest/weed identification and treatment

·    In-depth knowledge of soil principals

·    Strong technology and communication skills

·    Irrigation and water management experience

·    Pesticide applicators license

·    Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) preferred

Role Responsibilities

·    Collaborate on pre-season crop planning and placement

·    Observing and directing operational team with field operations

·    Work closely with internal and external partners to manage the growth of the crop

·    Monitoring of field and crop conditions

·    Making agronomic recommendations

·    Work with production team on field level operations timing

·    Crop care and fertilizer organization

·    Assist in various product and technology trials and future integrations

·    Analysis and review of field data

·    Commitment to field level excellence

Skills and Abilities

·    Good diagnostic and decision-making skills

·    Proficient with technology

·    Ability to work independently and with a team

·    Great communication abilities

·    Self-motivated and willing to explore opportunities

Job Type: Full Time

Benefits

·    401(k)

·    Paid time off

·    Health Insurance

·    Bonus

·    Life Insurance

·    Supplemental Insurance

·    Paid Holidays

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Tom Farms

Welcome to Tom Farms! We are an eighth-generation farm business operating across Northern Indiana where our ancestors settled in 1837 near Leesburg, I...

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