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28 Mar 2018

West Coast Assistant Farm Manager – Northern California

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job # 33249

Seeking a hands-on, knowledgeable, Assistant Farm Manager for a large agriculture organization.  Position will be based in the greater Stockton Region in Northern California, and work with the Farm Manager on operations and duties on assigned ranches.

 

Responsibilities and Functions Include

  • Assists farm manager in all aspects of diversified farming to include but not limited to budgeting, cash flow development, forecasting, projections, crop development plans and implementation.
  • Reports on crops and analysis of crops in relation to care with emphasis on fertilization, block & production analysis, and pest control either conventionally or organically
  • Assists in managing/developing a plan for all local, state or federal crop standards relating to all food safety programs that the farm falls under or may want enacted on its behalf
  • Assists farm manager in crop patterns and schedules; supervising and directing then preparation of the land in accordance with approved farming practices, the planting and monitoring of all crops, cultivation, irrigation along with fertilization, pesticides, insecticides, miticides, and fungicides of all crops through the act of harvest
  • Protects all equipment and property
  • Oversees ranch foreman and employees, irrigation management, pruning activities, harvest, employee safety, frost protection services, pest control measures, equipment usage/deliveries, shop and equipment repair and maintenance
  • Develops crop protection programs and fertility/nutrition programs, water efficiency assessments and programs, new irrigation projects, and development or redevelopment of property
  • Works within budget; analyzes & recommends on capital expenditure needs

 

 

For more information, contact Rich Lentz,  rich@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Farming. Job Types: West Coast. Job Tags: ag, agriculture, almonds, blocks, blueberries, budgets, chemical, cherries, crops, english, farm, farming, forecasting, irrigation, northern california, pesticide, ranch, ranches, Spanish, stockton, walnuts, water, and yields. Job expires in Endless.

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