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Agronomy Field Scout

R.D. Offutt Company
Becker, MN, United States
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Summer Field Scout Position

R.D. Offutt Farms is looking to hire summer crop scouts at our Becker, Brooten, Park Rapids, Perham, Staples, Ripley, and Wadena farms. This is a great opportunity to learn more about agronomy and potatoes! At RDO we are very up-to date on the latest Agronomic practices and Precision Ag technologies. Working for us you would have the opportunity to learn from some very sharp agronomic minds and farm managers. The individual will receive an iPad and ATV to use for the summer. This is a great opportunity to spend your summer in the heart of Minnesota lakes country!

Job Duties Include
  • Scouting potato fields, soil sampling, tissue sampling, hand digging potato samples, and other general agronomic activities.
  • Be a self-starter; ability to work independently as well as with other personnel and management
  • Represent self and company in a professional and positive manner
  • Attend required company meetings and training and participate in constructive discussion
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

  • A basic understanding of Agronomy and farm operations is preferred, but not required
  • No potato experience is needed
  • Ability to work 30-40 hours per week Monday-Friday
  • Be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and walk through potato vines and over difficult terrain
  • Candidate must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship


About us:

R.D. Offutt Company is a six-generation, family-owned and operated food producer celebrating more than 50 years farming in the Midwest. We continue to seek innovative, leading edge ways to sustainably produce food while maintaining our commitment to the communities in which we reside, and the land on which our company was built. Today, R.D. Offutt Company has grown to include farming operations supporting multiple types of food production across twelve states.

Join our team and grow with us!

R.D. Offutt Company is an industry leader in sustainable farming and food processing. As a family business, we remain driven by integrity and humility, forming the foundation for all our business operations. Employees at all levels of the business are empowered to make their own decisions, to find solutions for their customers, to celebrate team and individual successes, and to be innovative and entrepreneurial.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for these challenging and rewarding opportunities with R.D. Offutt Company. We look for self-starters who have the ability to maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork. If you are detail orientated and thrive in a fast paced professional environment with continuous change, then R.D. Offutt Company may be the company for you. 

We offer a competitive compensation package and a rewarding work environment with opportunities for growth.

As an EOE/AA employer, R.D. Offutt Company will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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700 7th Street South

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