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Agronomist (Swift Current, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 250 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Pioneer Co-op is currently recruiting for an Agronomist for a $38 million Agronomy operation in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Reporting to the Agronomy Division Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional information on all aspects of crop production to local area farmers. This includes advising farmers on cropping plans, seed and soil assessments, fertility, pesticide use, resistance management and harvesting decisions. The successful Ag Team applicant will be involved in direct sales calls and will be expected to stay current in the agricultural sector by becoming a member of the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrology and attending training and industry meetings. The position will be based out of the Swift Current Agronomy Centre and will assist with branch locations. A Degree in Agriculture specializing in crop sciences or a certified crop advisor designation with agriculture experience and knowledge of product is required.

Pioneer Co-op offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, along with excellent training and opportunities for advancement.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before November 10, 2017 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 2002, Regina, SK S4P 3E7
2107 E Turvey Road, Regina, SK, S4N 3W1
Email: reg.hr@fcl.ca
Fax: (306) 721-0462

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