Farm Manager in Yuma, AZ

Sunstone Farms, LLC
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Job Description

Progressive farming company in the Yuma, AZ area has position available for a self-motivated agriculturalist looking for a career as a Farm Manager. While we own over 4,000 farm acres, the primary responsibilities for this position will be focused on 3,500+- farmed acres in eastern WMIDD as well as YMIDD. Crops grown include alfalfa, small grains, grass seed and citrus.

Strong candidates will have a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience:

  • Directing all farm operations, including ground preparation, planting, fertilization, irrigation, crop health, harvesting and storage of field crops
  • Managing staff, including hiring, firing, training and directing best farm practices
  • Identify existing employees with strong potential for advancement and implementing a development plan
  • Managing equipment maintenance and identifying equipment/mechanical issues
  • Strong computer skills (Excel/Word)
  • Collecting and coding invoices in a timely manner
  • Communicating in both English and Spanish to management and farm team
  • Food Safety experience
  • Yuma area farm contacts
  • Arizona Pesticide Applicator License preferred


  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience directing growing activities, or lesser experience along with a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Plant Science or Agricultural Systems

Prior experience driving tractors and maintaining equipment is a plus

  • Experience managing a team of 10+ employees
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

Benefits and Compensation:
Salary plus annual bonus commensurate with qualifications as well as farm performance bonus

  • Major medical insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time off

This is not a 9 to 5 job. As the plants grow, we go. We appreciate a hands-on management style and encourage internal promotion.