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Agronomists, or Crop Scientists, produce and improve food crops by conducting experiments and developing methods of production. Responsibilities shown on sample resumes in this field include performing consultations on crop care, weed identification, and fertilizer and chemical applications; developing fertilizer programs for corn and soybeans; writing and maintaining herbicide programs; and interpreting soil sample and leaf tissue results and making the appropriate recommendations. A bachelor's degree is required to become an Agronomist, although many professionals can show more advanced degrees on their resumes.

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Spraying Supervisor, Accounting Manager, Agronomist

Implemented complete new payroll system including personnel file, computerized new employee reporting, direct deposit program, Excel time card calculator, internet based filing of all: payroll taxes, worker's compensation payments, unemployment taxes, and child support.

  • Supervised spraying team to coordinate supply, mixing, and application of chemical programs on 12,100 acres.
  • Provided all human resources functions including payroll, tax filings, Workers Compensation filings, safety education for 23 employees.
  • Developed spreadsheet system for acreage tracking to manage fields by County, Township, Range, FSA Farm Number, FSA Tract Number, insurance unit number, acreage, field name, and crop.
  • Implemented record system to track and evaluate real estate taxes for 4600 acres owned resulting in over […] in savings.
  • Revised and updated financial reports including balance sheets, quarterly reports, and cash flow estimates for the six entities involved with [company name].
  • Evaluated chemical programs and varieties to improve yields for the following year.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AAS
Agronomic Business
BS
Agriculture
2

Technical Services Agronomist

Diligently pursued the business of Golden Harvest Seed Co. in the agronomic support of customers, dealers, and District Sales Managers in the sales districts of NE Missouri and WC Illinois.

  • Developed customer relationships through dealer meetings, one on one consultation, agronomic service calls, dealer and DSM training, product evaluation, and new corn hybrid plot management.
  • Communicated to customers through a Regional Agronomy Upfront Newsletter 6 times per year.
  • Initiated and made winter meeting presentations to Golden Harvest customers and dealers on key agronomic topics specific to that area.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Agronomy
MS
Agronomy
3

Sales Agronomist

Recruited to develop a crop scouting program for the River Valley group of Co-ops and to increase total sales of agricultural inputs.

  • Developed the crop scouting program still in use today including the soil sampling program and a cost sharing program between growers and land-lords.
  • Increased total agricultural input sales by over 8% including a 13% increase in seed sales.
  • Operated equipment: front end loader, fork lift, Patriot sprayer, tender trucks, bulk seed handling system, and seed treatment system.
  • Resolved issues between the growers and MFA or other representatives that could result in a loss of business.
  • Actively worked with the University of Missouri and the University of Central Missouri to recruit and train summer interns.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Agricultural Economics
MA
Business Administration
4

Staff Agronomist

Responsible for all fertilizer, chemical, seed corn, and custom chemical application sales.

  • Made fertility recommendations, field scouting, handled complaints, maintained chemical and fertilizer
  • Increased sales volumes by 30 percent the first year in fertilizer and chemical, and doubled seed corn sales.
  • Helped start a Grid Sampling and Variable Rate program to create a Global Information System for precision
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Agriculture Economics
MA
Turf Management
5

Agronomist

Conducted insecticide resistance monitoring and entomology surveys especially before and after outdoor residue spraying done for pest control.

  • Monitored farmers on the application of fertilizers and pesticides
  • Prepared, reviewed and implemented environmental health related plans (e.g. Integrated Pest Management Plan)
  • Planned and carried out breeding studies at experiment stations or farms to develop and improve varieties of field crops such as cotton.
  • Examined results of breeding studies to discover and enhance characteristics such as yield, quality, adaptation to specific soils or climates, and resistance to diseases and pests.
  • Monitored crop production to discover best methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting, and effects of various climatic conditions on crops.
  • Developed methods for control of noxious weeds, crop diseases, and insect pests.
  • Developed and delivered relevant educational programs in sustainable cropping system best management practices for cotton producers
  • Evaluated and reported on crop production techniques to discover methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting, to improve yields and quality.
  • Evaluated and reported on ways to improve soil and water characteristics to improve yield and quality.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Health Safety And Environmental Management
HS
Health Safety And Environmental Management
MA
Human Resource Management
6

Senior Agronomist

Developed new market for Season Pass which went from "0" sales in 2007 to 36,000 gallons in orders as of November 1, 2009

  • Developed Sell Sheets for Season Pass on Corn and tobacco
  • Held grower and dealer sales and training meetings
  • Managed customer service concerns
  • Assisted with Rodeos which inspected fertilizer and spray equipment
  • Developed economical system to apply Avail and NSN to fertilizer as it is unloaded off the truck. Increased efficiency and sales
  • Relayed agronomic recommendations and advice to retail outlets
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Agriculture Economics
7

Manager, Field Agronomist & Plant Pest Control Adviser

supervised and managed crops (lettuce, cabbage, peppers, celery, etc.) protection department of the company.

  • formulated various fertilizer and chemical blends, managed chemical storage units.
  • conducted numerous chemical and physiological research experiments on many plants in fields and greenhouses.
  • implemented Good Manufacturing (GMP) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
  • trained associates and field workers on safety, and proper handling of various chemicals.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Agronomy
MS
Agronomy
PhD
Agronomy
8

Sales & Marketing Agronomist

Managed, marketed and conducted sales and marketing schematics for agricultural product

  • Provided consultations to distributors, farmers, suppliers and customers daily
  • Implemented consultations to distributors, farmers, suppliers and customers daily
  • Implemented sales projection on a monthly to 6 month period averaging 30K - 600k in US currency
  • Coordinated learning programs for clients through product demonstration, field studies and seminars
  • Experienced in planning, evaluating and collecting data for new agriculture chemical products
  • Planned, organized and coordinated work assignments according to clients' needs
  • Interacted with personnel of the Departments of Agriculture in the region regarding pests and diseases outbreaks
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Environmental Horticulture
9

Sales Agronomist

Responsible for over $2 million in sales of Seed, Chemicals, Fertilizer & Services.

  • Developed & Designed Specialty Foliar Fertilizers for all types of crops.
  • Designed a Corn Micro Nutrient Pak for our Corn Pop Up & 2X2 Starters.
  • Took over Seed Sales in 2012 leading to the first significant increase in 5 years.
  • Completed the R C Thomas Seed Sales Training Seminar.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Agricultural Education
10

Agronomist Director

Implemented agronomy practices in all research center (site selection, grounds work, planting, irrigation, fertilizer, pruning, weed control, pest and disease control)

  • Coordinated breeder seed production trials
  • Developed seed germination test under laboratory and natural conditions
  • Established seedbed and plant multiplication (from seeds and hard cuttings)
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Agronomy

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