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Farm Business Manager In Training

Company: Lone Tree Farms
Location: Harrisonville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Lone Tree Farms, we know that every task contributes to our noble purpose of nourishing people around the world! We are a family-owned company deeply rooted in agriculture. We pride ourselves on being a progressive operation and our team members are key partners who share a passion for what we do. We are hiring a Farm Business Manager In-Training to join our operation in Harrisonville, MO. This is a unique opportunity with partial ownership potential as the owners are looking to continue the legacy of the farm. In this role, you would be assisting in all areas of the operation including crop production, agronomy, precision ag, logistics, and business operations. You will be focused on growing in both your agriculture business skills and the continued success of Lone Tree Farms. You would be joining a team of four where everyone is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. This position integrates with Lone Tree Pigs, another family company and there are overlapping duties such as applying manure (fertilizer) to the fields. We offer competitive compensation dependent on experience, health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan, flexible paid time off, paid holidays, and potential for available housing. We also provide opportunities for personal and professional development. Focus Areas:

  • Operate heavy equipment including tractors, planters, combine, sprayer, etc. while also leading a small team
  • Schedule and perform maintenance and repairs on equipment and trucks
  • Assist in maintenance of swine facilities (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, & welding)
  • Scout crops and assist in determining agronomic plans
  • Maintain records of crop and performance goals
  • Assist with marketing and budgeting
  • Grain storage management and feed milling Our Ideal Candidate Brings:
    • Degree in Agriculture or Agribusiness plus 4 years experience desired
    • Experience in operating, maintaining, and repairing a variety of agricultural equipment
    • Experience with GPS Guidance and record systems
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to coordinate employees
    • Enjoy working outdoors and comfortable with longer hours during peak seasons
    • Dedication, self-motivation, positive attitude, and ability to work effectively as a team
    • Time-management skills and the ability to adapt and function effectively in a fast- paced, changing environment
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to lift over 70 pounds, work in high noise levels, and stand, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch on varied surfaces
    • A valid Missouri pesticide license or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
    • A valid driver s license and have or be able to obtain a CDL . Date posted: 10/27/2022

Keywords: Lone Tree Farms, Overland Park , Farm Business Manager In Training, Professions , Harrisonville, Kansas

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