Row Crop and Alfalfa Farm Manager in Crows Landing, CA

Moonshine Dairy

Job Description

Help produce high quantity/quality forage for the dairy

Make sure crops are planted in a timely manner

Manage farm employees; irrigators and tractor drivers

Manage lagoon water

  • Keep lagoon as clean as possible by utilizing clean water pump to flush solids out and therefore concentrations low
  • Manage lagoon level and overflow potential, especially before a rain event
  • Keep track of applications and rates in Nutrient Application notebook

Maintain farm equipment

  • Perform and insure timely maintenance
  • Line up any needed major repairs

Maintain clean and neat environment

  • Weed & rodent control
  • Groomed roads & aprons to prevent potholes and to ensure proper runoff
  • Litter free

Assist in harvest

  • Work with chopping company
  • Ensure timely and efficient harvest
  • Manage hay harvest including swathing, raking, and dry chop

Work with PCA

  • Test field prior to harvest to avoid waiting for lab results
  • Decide on fertilizer & plan of application


  • Be physically fit and able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Try to minimize/combine trips to town
  • Be aware of weather forecasts and how it applies to the dairy & farm
  • Be open minded to new ideas
  • Bilingual required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

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