Field Specialist

Advanced Agrilytics

Position type: full-time

About Us

Advanced Agrilytics is an agronomic services company enabled by best in class digital capabilities providing growers independent, sophisticated and robust input prescriptions and operational advice. The company has focused on the major inputs and in-crop decisions as determined by value and return on investment within the overall system. Advanced Agrilytics is well differentiated from the crowded SaaS providers in the digital agriculture space given its impressive multi-season results and independent, high-touch business model.


Advanced Agrilytics seeks a Field Specialist to provide support to Precision Agronomists and our research team. The role encompasses all aspects of grower and field facing roles from in-field scouting to assisting in data management and evaluation. The Field Specialist role will provide an  opportunity for the individual to learn and develop into other roles within the company. A Field Specialist should be someone who has a desire for learning, a self-starter, a focus on detail and a passion for helping farmers manage their operation to product sustainable outcomes.  

Responsibilities

 

  • Partner with Precision Agronomist on crop scouting throughout the growing season 
  • Provide crop scouting feedback and findings to the Precision Agronomist 
  • Manage scouting activities weekly and follow-up on critical issues 
  • Document research trials and provide data and/or findings  
  • Assist in the implementation/monitoring and evaluation of the crop(s) at research locations 
  • Collecting plant samples and data in a timely manner and according to research protocol(s)  
  • Work with Precision Agronomist to set soil sample points on new customers 
  • Collaborate with soil sample team to ensure samples are pulled in a timely manner 
  • Pull soil samples in spring and/or fall 
  • Work with soil sample results to ensure completeness of data in our system 
  • Assist Precision Agronomist in data collection and upload
  • Assist Precision Agronomist with prescription writing and quality control to ensure accuracy 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred 
  • 0-2 years' experience in agronomy related field 
  • Must be willing maintain or obtain a Certified Crop Advisor License within 1 year of employment
  • On farm experience preferred 

 

What we offer you:

  • Continued education program 
  • Agronomy and Plant Physiology based training  
  • Opportunities for further growth and advancement 
  • Competitive compensation
  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Collaborative, autonomous work culture where each person makes a difference!

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