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CROP AND FERTILITY MANAGER

Walters Gardens Inc., located in Zeeland, MI, is a leading grower of perennial plants since 1946.  We are currently seeking candidates for the following position: Crop & Fertility Manager

Essential duties include:
•    Crop management: Plan which production crops and cash crops will be planted on which fields annually and on a 3-4 year rotation
•    Develop the plan for the annual and 3-4 year usage of all the WG owned and leased farms
•    Plan and implement the annual, weekly, daily schedule for weeding, cultivating and irrigation
•    Oversee the fertility program for our fields
•    Manage the individual responsible for chemical applications
•    Meet the field consultants
•    Lease management program
•    Performing chemical applications when necessary
•    Assist Field Operations Manager as necessary

Qualified applicants must have:
•    Applicable bachelor’s degree, 5-7 years related agriculture experience
•    Private pesticide applicator license
•    Strong communication skills
•    Positive initiative and self-motivation
•    Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects independently

Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume to blo@waltersgardens.com.

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