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Farm Manager – California
Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com
We are working with a well-established Grower/Shipper that is searching for a Farm Manager to join their team in CA.
The Farm Manager is responsible for the development & production of our client’s farm operations ensuring economic & strategic success. The role contributes to innovative and sustainable agronomy farming systems and environmentally safe agriculture practices / methods for growing quality vegetables year-round.
Manage, with hands-on involvement, all farming activities, including irrigation, land prep, nutrient management and pesticide applications, disease management, plant rotation and harvesting
Work with Harvest, Operations (non-harvest) and Production Services for respective service.
Develop and implement program, in coordination with the Pesticide Control Adviser.
Document application and results.
Develop and implement program to optimize plant health.
Document application and results. Using medium (including any solid or liquid designed to support plant growth) sample, test and analyze results to determine course of action.
Responsible for compliance with any government requirements.
Understand and encourage beneficial microbes to the root zones of plants enabling healthy, vibrant root systems that directly translates to higher nutrient absorption and optimal yields.
Recommend and implement best practices for optimum soil health.
Determine and manage how growth medium responds to scientific management techniques thereby implementing it based on the results.
Apply agricultural data and information into trends, reportable, actionable and sustainable methods.
Ensure quality growth medium with the ability to identify contaminated or degraded growth medium production.
Strong analytical and computer skills
Detail oriented with excellent communication and follow-up skills
Must be able to manage multiple competing projects
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, 401K
Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com