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Posted: October 30, 2020 | Location: Location Flexible,

AgBiome is a revolutionary agriculture research and discovery company in Research Triangle Park, NC. We are committed to decreasing risk and improving yield in order to feed our growing world population. The Agronomist - Organic Production is considered a valuable member of the organization and must have the vision, drive, creativity, and interpersonal skills to succeed in meeting company objectives. This role will have accountability to the Director of Technical Service/Field Biology and will be responsible for being a key technical partner to organic producers and a key resource to the larger AgBiome company. This position requires a broad understanding of the business model and the role organic producers play in the entire agricultural/food value chain. The ideal candidate has a solid grounding in crops and farming techniques. AgBiome launched its first biological product HowlerⓇ fungicide in 2019 and plans to launch its next biological fungicide Theia™ in 2021. In addition to these initial launches, the company has a rich pipeline of biological products currently in various Research and Development phases. The Agronomist - Organic Production is responsible for understanding the unique needs of the organic agricultural producer. This role will serve as a key partner to growers in the US and Canada and will serve as a bridge between the producer and AgBiome. The Agronomist - Organic Production position is entirely field-based. At periods of time, there may be significant travel (~75%) expected including to customer locations and to the AgBiome headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC. Location flexible. Key Responsibilities and Activities:Identify and work with key organic growers to understand their unique business challengesBe a resource and expert for the AgBiome organization in integrated organic production of key crops, production of technical collateral, and other sales toolsBuild awareness of and demand for AgBiome products with organic growers and recommend as appropriateDrive and support sales of AgBiome products into the US/Canada organic crop sectorSupport and work within the AgBiome Technical Service and Sales teamIdentify key influencers in the sector - University, Governmental and Private Organizations, and Supply/Food Chain - gain knowledge, represent AgBiome’s interests, influence the direction of these organizations, and ensure that the AgBiome brand is promotedRepresent AgBiome and network at trade shows/conferencesDevelop written reports about the efficacy and performance of AgBiome products for use in marketing materials, trade journals, technical reports, and other publicationsDetermine and evaluate the technical positioning of AgBiome products in organic crop management programsIdentify new opportunities for AgBiome productsRecommend best methods for using AgBiome products in producers’ agronomic practicesCoordinate demonstration work with growersRecommend evaluation programs for R&D trials, and participate in new product design activitiesIdentify and characterize competitive products in the sector as well as potential business development and acquisition opportunities.Serve as a technical resource to AgBiome employees on organic production and pest managementPredict and communicate future trends to the larger AgBiome communityUnderstand the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) requirements for organic production and the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) certification process and monitor changes Qualifications and Experience:B.S. in an agricultural discipline, such as agronomy, horticulture, crop production, pest management. M.S. is preferred.Minimum 5 years+ working in organic productionCertified Professional Agronomist (CPAg) or Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credential a plusPossess a broad understanding of organic crop production, pest management technology, and field research techniques including the use of statistics and analyticsStrong interpersonal and networking skillsExcellent written and verbal skillsMotivated, proven self-starter Principals only, please Please apply through our website https://www.agbiome.com/careers/

Posted: October 8, 2020 | Location: Morgan Hill, California

Full/Part time Farm ManagerSmall Farm in Morgan Hill with fruit/grape orchards and field vegetables.We also have possibility of housing on the property for the right candidate.$20/hr., commensurate with skills and experience.

Posted: October 7, 2020 | Location: ,

CCOF is currently seeking multi-scope organic inspectors who live near the following areas:Salt Lake City, UtahAustin, TexasSouthern San Joaquin Valley, CaliforniaNorthern Sacramento Valley, CaliforniaSanta Cruz, CaliforniaInquiries from all regions are always welcome The basic qualifications for an organic inspector are: At least two years of farming or livestock work experience or food processing work experience. Passing the related IOIA Basic Crop, Livestock, or Processing Inspector course(s) (see https://www.ioia.net/schedule_LOL.html).A bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field (e.g. agriculture, plant science, or food science). This third item is sometimes negotiable, depending on your work experience related to farming or processing. Applicants who are qualified for organic farm and processor/handler inspections will be given preference, but we will consider applicants who are qualified for either organic farm or organic processor/handler inspections. Please email resume and cover letter to inspectionoperations@ccof.org.

Posted: October 6, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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