American Crystal Sugar Company

Agriculturist- Drayton, ND

Drayton, ND
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Dec 19, 2020
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We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Agriculturist. The purpose of this position is to provide agronomic expertise to growers in the production of a high quality beet crop and to increase the recoverable sugar per acre.

The principal accountabilities of this position include:
  • Makes recommendations to assist growers in the production of a high quality beet crop and to increase recoverable sugar per acre while minimizing production costs.
  • Maintains Grower Practice System to ensure appropriate information is available for decision making purposes.
  • Maintains current knowledge of new research and technological changes to ensure growers receive up-to-date information on sugarbeets.
  • Assists in the implementation of new technology in crop production.
  • Assists growers with harvest equipment and improved harvest techniques to maximize sugar recovery per acre.
  • Ensures Shareholder compliance of company policies and requirements.
  • Provides supervision of employees at receiving stations and compliance with company policies during harvest.
  • Ensures stock transfers are complete and forwards to the Treasury department for Board approval.

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of a four year degree in Agronomy, Ag Economics or a related field.
  • Two to three years of related experience.
  • E ffective oral and written communications skills, supervisory skills, and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with growers is essential.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • CCA certification is preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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