To be responsible for all aspects of planning and operating a 3800 acre grain, oilseed, and timothy seed producing farm. To supervise 2 - 6 employees, prepare budgets, order seed, chemicals, fertilizer, and coordinate with the owner on selling of crop.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience running a modern farm and training in agricultural management including pesticide applications, and at least a class 3 drivers license. Although this is a management position as the farm has a small number of employees there will times that manager must also be capable of running equipment, unloading trucks and doing other hands on work.
Manager does not need to be a mechanic but should have basic mechanical skills related to farm equipment. We do have a John Deere mechanic on site but manager should have enough knowledge of mechanics to oversee repairs and keep expenses reasonable.