Green Acres Farm, Inc.
18186 Dairy Farm Road
Lewes, DE 19958
P: (302) 645-8652 F: (302) 645-6974 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established Holstein Dairy Seeks
Crop Production & Fields Manager
Green Acres Farm, Inc. is a 575-cow/1,000 acre dairy located approximately 5 miles west of the Delaware Bay in Lewes, DE, in a fast growing resort area with endless recreational opportunities. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our management team, and help us improve upon an already exemplary level of crop production and field management.
This is a full-time, salaried position (based on experience/training) with expectations of longer hours during planting and harvesting of crops. The CPF Manager directly reports to and collaborates with the Farm Manager on a daily basis.
Primary duties include but not limited to:
Assist and complete annual farm plan to plant and harvest crops
Ensure excellent record keeping of crop production: farm nutrient management plan, harvest records, fertilizer/pesticide application, manure application, soil tests, etc.
Monitor, evaluate and manage pest, disease, and weed pressures in fields and pastures
Direct and supervise activities such as: planting, tiling, irrigation, chemical application and harvesting
Maintain and operate farm equipment and systems including: tractors, tools, irrigation and dairy facilities
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Crop, Environment, Soil Sciences/Field Management Coursework preferred
Base-knowledge of forage production specific to dairy farms required
On-farm housing provided
Annual paid vacation
Use of farm truck/ATV
Those interested with all levels of crop and field experience are encouraged to submit cover letter, resume, and references to Walter Hopkins Jr. at email@example.com, or mail to: Green Acres Farm, Inc. c/o Walter Hopkins Jr., 18186 Dairy Farm Road, Lewes, DE 19958.