Midwest Region Lead Field Agronomist

Holganix

Iowa Remote

Full time

Sales

Oct 7

We are hunting for a Midwest Region Lead Field Agronomist for our growing start-up in Aston, PA. At Holganix, we revolutionize the way the world grows by supplying microbial technology to farmers, landscapers, and golf courses across America to grow more and healthier crops and turfgrass. Farmers who use Holganix’s technology see a return on their investment in one year!   


Job Location 

This is a remote job; however, the applicant should be based out of Iowa. The position entails driving to custom farms, local and regional events, and meetings, as needed.  

 

Job Summary 

You will be working with Holganix’s network of farmer dealers and their sales teams, supporting efforts to grow Holganix’s sales. This includes attending local and regional events, field days, grower meetings, and webinars. You will also work with their customers to provide product and use recommendations, sales support, analyze results from the field, and other support needs. In addition, you will be working directly with Holganix’s President of Agriculture to conduct business and marketing planning, improve customer experience, and assist in directing research efforts.  


Ready to help us grow? Here is a list of jobs you’ll be tasked with 

  • Working with farmers, farmer dealers, independent agronomists, researchers, and AgChem retailers to set up trials and on-farm comparisons, record and take samples from Holganix-treated fields, including pulling roots, taking tissue samples, collecting relevant agronomic data, and more.  
  • Establish relationships with Holganix’s network of farmers, farmer dealers, independent agronomists, researchers, and AgChem retailers. 
  • Selling and supporting sales efforts of Holganix products by serving as the local technical expert, working with Holganix’s network of farmer dealers and AgChem retailers. 
  • Ability to review soil tests and other agricultural analyses for scientific evaluations and recommendations. 
  • Attend local, regional, and national trade shows, field days, and webinars as a representative of Holganix.  
  • Communicate technical information to various audiences and potentially speak at local events in the farming community. 
  • Field questions from prospects, customers, and farmer dealers on product use and expectations. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to travel by vehicle to farmers, meeting locations, events, etc. 
  • Limited overnight travel 
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and lift up to 25 lbs. safely and easily. 

 

Here are some qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in agronomy, soil science, or a field of biological sciences 
  • 2 to 5 years experience as an agronomist or soil scientist 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with small and large groups 
  • Basic understanding of farm operations 
  • Willingness and desire to embrace technology; add value to service offering for customers 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. 
  • Experience working directly with farmers.  

 

Here are some perks of working at Holganix:  

  • We shut down for nearly two weeks over the Holidays/Christmas season - family time is important to us too!   
  • Healthcare and dental benefits  
  • You’ll help change the way America grows! Not only do we get to partner with some brilliant family farmers and turfgrass managers, but our products are sustainable. We make the world a better place!   

  

About us and our culture:   

We are a small but mighty team and thanks to our farmers, we are growing! Because we have a small team, you will be asked to help with a host of different tasks, giving you the opportunity to grow within the company as well as have an impact greater than your individual role.  

We believe in transparency and hold meetings with the entire team every 8 weeks to review company goals, progress, and financials. Gratitude is a core component of our business and one of our core values, and as such we start each meaning by discussing what we are grateful for.   

Our core values are:   

  • Passion for Possibilities  
  • Inspired, Positive, and Grateful  
  • Community Building Partners  
  • Evolution, Revolution  
  • Sustainable Growth  

Thank you for considering Holganix for your next work adventure! We hope you consider applying for the position to help us revolutionize the way the world grows!   

With Gratitude,   

Team Holganix  

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