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Farmstead Technician

Full time hourly farmstead technician.


The technician must have a high school diploma and at least two years of college, be outgoing, pay attention to detail, have a working knowledge of computers, be motivated to learn, and be able to express one’s self orally and in written form. Education or experience in environmental studies and/or agriculture is desired as well as a familiarity with GIS mapping software. The technician must also be comfortable working long hours in front of a computer as well as visiting livestock farms.


  • GIS mapping of farmsteads, including existing structures, transfer lines, and environmental practices; planned structures and practices; and other components as required by environmental regulations
  • Collection of water and manure samples
  • Data entry and clerical support for farmstead consultants in the creation and maintenance of CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Operation) Plans and CNMPs (Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans)
  • Interview farm owners to collect CNMP plan information
  • Work alongside farmstead consultants to evaluate farmsteads for environmental concerns and plan Best Management Practices
  • Develop a working knowledge of NRCS and DEC guidelines


  • Hourly wage will vary, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and a Simple IRA plan.

The farmstead technician is an entry-level position with the possibility of advancement. Training will be provided with the goal of developing into a farmstead planner. Candidates should be looking for a long-term placement with our organization.

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume to

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Crop Technician- Southern Area


The crop technician must be outgoing, enjoy the outdoors, pay attention to detail, take direct orders, and be physically able to work long hours during busy times. He/she must also maintain a valid driver's license with minimal infractions.


A degree in agronomy or related field is preferred but not required. Training will be provided to the candidate hired.


  • Cropland Field Work: Duties include scouting, crop monitoring, soil and crop sampling, pH grid testing, mapping, and research trial work. Follow-up reports are completed and provided to the farmer and crop consultant.
  • Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Field Work: Technicians perform a technical role by measuring slope gradients and lengths, looking for hydro-logically sensitive areas and concentrated flows, taking measurements from intermittent or perennial streams, and marking row gradients and watershed breaks.
  • Office Work: Office work consists of data entry, soil processing, creating and updating maps using GIS software, preparing for research trials, and helping to maintain the office.


The crop technician will work out of the Warsaw office, but will perform field duties on client farms. The successful candidate will primarily work in Allegany and Steuben Counties.


  • Company vehicle for business use
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Simple IRA plan

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17 per hour

To apply, please email a resume to

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