The Farm Manager will be responsible for all farming operations for a 3-acre farm. This includes providing overall leadership, supervising farm labor, monitoring crops to optimize plant health and yields, minimizing diseases and deficiencies, identifying and culling male plants, ensuring a successful harvest compliant with state and federal regulations, and directing drying and bucking activities.
Supervising workers and volunteers with patience and respect
Providing coaching, support, and direction to members of a work team
Demonstrating high level of problem solving for agricultural issues, employee issues, capital improvements, and overall business improvements
Keeping detailed accurate farming records.
Quickly reporting potential infestation, infection, or deficiencies to supervisor.
Implementing pest management strategies.
Identifying and removing male and hermaphroditic plants
Transplanting seedlings and clones.
Applying fertilizers to soils or via irrigation
Installing and maintaining irrigation systems.
Planning and directing production activities and establishing production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
Supervising crop harvest, including mechanical and manual harvest
Ensuring timely and effective drying of harvested crop.
Transporting harvested and dried material to storage and extraction facilities.
Preparing farm activity reports for evaluation by management
Cooperating with Utah Department of Agriculture and other agency representatives for regulatory oversight.
EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS
Industrial hemp production experience and/or cannabis growing experience preferred.
Must have excellent organizational skills to work efficiently.
Basic knowledge of plant and soil science.
Ability to cope with the physical demands of the job.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with experience, including significant upside potential for strong performance. $35=$44K/year
5 PTO Days
Camper trailer is on the property with full electricity, water and toilet. Can be rented to the Manager for a small monthly fee.