Build and nurture strong relationships with farm customers and our suppliers
Provide sound agronomic advice and determine appropriate recommendations and technical positioning for agronomic practices and products
Provide customer support and expert advice on crop nutrition, soil test interpretation, field scouting, diagnostics, and product recommendations
Utilize agronomic expertise and anticipation of agronomic trends to improve market positioning and profitability of proprietary and vended crop protection and plant nutrition/performance products.
Assist with the management and delivery of crop nutrition products, seed, crop protection products and services
Develop business plans with farm customers and provide follow-up on cropping plans and recommendations
Support agronomy and sales activities such as agronomy alerts/updates, agronomy bulletins, crop tips, grower agronomy and product meetings, field diagnostics, product inquiry resolution, quick response access to agronomic information by phone and/or email, marketing and advertising ideas and tools
Daily travel, extended hours and overnight travel as required
Be able to lift 40-50 lbs.
Be willing to train and certify as a forklift operator
Strive to maximize on our ability to obtain/sustain customers business, within profit margin
Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes
Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
Work within a marketing/sales budget to promote the business, inform our growers, develop/maintain relationships and maintain a presence within our community.
Develop and maintain effective business relations with current and potential future customers.
Work with and advise farmers on cropping practices that will improve their economic returns as well as protect environmental sustainability.
Provide assistance in crop production, planning, and forecasting.
Inform management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
Remain current with trends in the marketplace and within the ag industry
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
A demonstrated passion for Northern Ontario agriculture
Experience in Ag retail, Agronomy, Sales, Precision Ag/or related field
Degree or Diploma in Agronomy or closely aligned field – P. Ag. or CCA is beneficial
Organized, self-directed and self-motivated
Excellent time management skills and strong work ethic
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
High commitment to learning new technologies and agronomic practices
Valid class G driver’s license and clean drivers abstract
Excellent computer skills with the ability to use MS Office Suite
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