Agronomy Manager (Canola Breeding)
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Our client is one of the most prominent seed and pesticide companies on the planet. Their canola varieties are world class. They require an Agronomy Manager to lead the team that manages their canola variety development and advancement field trials in Alberta.
As the new Agronomy Manager for their Canola Breeding Program, you and your team will plan and execute the field research program in Alberta. You will generate the data used for variety advancement and registration. During the growing season, you and your team will be responsible for: establishing lease agreements with producers/cooperators, coordinating testing locations, seedbed preparation, seeding of plots, maintaining the trials and sites, gathering in-season phenotypic data, harvesting the canola plots, processing the seed samples, and overseeing two clubroot research nurseries. You will work closely with the seed breeders and research scientists.
To be considered for this hands-on position, you must have strong prairie based agronomic expertise and at least 5 years of small plot research experience. Preference will be given to applicants who have planned, coordinated and executed small plot field research in the past. Please indicate if you have experience dealing with clubroot. You will supervise and mentor a motivated team of agronomists and summer students, so experience managing and developing people is required. A related bachelor’s degree is required.
You will be involved with the development of some of the most innovative, sought-after canola varieties in North America. The new traits under development and increasing yield potential of these new canola varieties is amazing. You can join this leading global Ag company.
More information is available. Please call Steve Peddie, (Ag Network) for more details. Toll free and confidential: 855 955 9755 Don’t wait. Steve will be pleased to discuss the company, the job duties and responsibilities, the location, the compensation package, or anything else you want to know.
NOTE: This job will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified, so if this has piqued your interest, it’s best to call Steve right away. Steve Peddie’s direct line is 403 270 9755.
To apply email your resume to Steve Peddie at Ag Network: firstname.lastname@example.org
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