Agronomist West in Worden, MT

Valley Farmers Supply
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Accountable for the relationship with the grower, sales and delivering on valued added activities in established western territory.

These include up-to-date consultation in crop production technology, assisting in agronomy problem solving and data on customer contact.

JOB PURPOSE: To deliver on the mission of Valley Farmers supply by profitably providing technical agronomy expertise and superior customer service

Reports To: Agronomy Director

Essential Job Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To The Following:

  • Responsible for specific account relationship and sales objectives
  • Ability to understand customer’s business and what is important to that customer
  • Take soil and tissue samples, make recommendations to agronomic problems based on results
  • Monitor crops for pest, fungus and weed problems, making recommendations for control
  • Know and use all resources necessary to make proper recommendations and applications of products sold
  • Ability to close on the sale
  • Develop new accounts. Utilize time effectively
  • Evaluate new products by putting out test plots as appropriate
  • Schedule application of agronomy products when needed
  • Work with other company agronomists to serve our customers more efficiently
  • Work closely with operations to ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion
  • Work closely with operations managers regarding proper inventory management
  • Help in the process of evaluating new products to introduce
  • Staying current on new industry practices and processes

Other Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To The Following:

  • Use computer to formulate mixes, record grower contacts, work orders, recommendations and email
  • Attend training sessions to keep up to date on latest technology
  • Maintain company vehicle in a professional manner
  • Follow company safety rules
  • Maintain Certified Crop Advisor certification through continue education
  • Other duties, responsibilities and/or tasks as assigned

Special Skills/Training

  • Knowledge of computer systems operation and associated software
  • Skill to operate a forklift safely and efficiently
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers and co-workers
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency in crop, weeds, and seed identification

Desired Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as an agronomist or two years’ experience with CCA certification
  • College Degree in Agriculture (or related field) or minimum of five years as a CCA certified agronomist
  • Consultant license, CCA certification

Physical Requirements

  • Work requires occasional turning and lifting of over 60 pounds
  • Work requires occasional long periods of walking and standing

Working Conditions

  • Work is conducted outdoors in customer fields with no climate control
  • Exposure to dust and noise


This position comes with a competitive compensation package based on background and experience. Valley Farmers Supply offers medical, dental and life & long-term disability benefits to full time team members. Team members may also participate in the company’s 401(k) plan after meeting eligibility requirements.

To apply for this position please contact Calvin Wilson at 406-967-3100

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,820.36 – $89,162.57 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Worden, MT 59088: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Farming: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sales: 4 years (Preferred)


  • CDL A (Preferred)

Work Location: One location