Job title: Crop Production Advisor
Job description: At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.
Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be, and grow your career.
What you will do:
Recommend appropriate Nutrien products and fertilizer products to customers
Identify, procure and care for grower demonstration plots for varietal comparison purposes
Gather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepare and forward progress reports
Design and inspect program experiment, records, notes and seasonal staff logbooks. Ensure that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather condition are optimal
Regularly search for new opportunities that will enhance or expand the Company’s market presence
Plan and conduct the field testing of designated research material using defined methods that will ensure accuracy and optimize results under experimental protocol
Interact with Division and Branch Management to convey results and provide recommendations based on active knowledge of marketing requirements
Distribute variety information and recommendations to staff and customers. Attend and participate in customer information meetings as directed. Present technical information related to seed varieties and other marketing programs
Liaise with appropriate industry contacts
Assist in promotion and recommendation of Proven Seed varieties and Loveland Products and Echelon services to farm customers through product knowledge and local field trials
Identify local weed species, and be familiar with the biology and control of local pests
Interpret soil and tissue tests and required, and be able to recommend best practices for soil fertility management for local customers
Understand proper method for soil or tissue testing for customers
What you will bring:
Grade 12 or recognized equivalent, supplemented with effective completion of Certificate in Agriculture, Agri-Business Certificate, or equivalent post-secondary education
2+ years of applied agronomy and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
Valid class 5 driver’s license
Are you a good match? Apply today!
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Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Location: Assiniboia, SK
Job date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 08:10:10 GMT