IPM Field Scout Job at Apple Leaf in NY

ipm field scout job

Apple Leaf is not hiring for an IPM Field Scout Job in the 2018 season – New York State

We are a local horticultural consulting firm that specializes in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for tree fruit.

IPM Field Scout Job

We are currently looking for energetic, intelligent, responsible, and (preferably) experienced seasonal field scouts and technicians for the 2018 growing season (starts mid-April).

Principal responsibilities include: scouting apple and tree fruit orchards for common insect and disease pests, generating observation-based field reports, and effectively communicating with growers and immediate supervisor. There is some orientation and technical self-learning required to familiarize yourself with the principle pests of apple and tree fruit orchards before you start work.

About Apple Leaf Agricultural Consulting

Apple Leaf operates throughout New York, including Wayne County and the lower Hudson Valley. Applicants with any level of interest or experience are encouraged to apply.. We offer competitive compensation commensurate with interest and experience. Successful applicants are required to have reliable transportation, a working laptop, cell phone, and access to internet.

Apple Leaf was founded in 2003 out of a need to provide services and unbiased information to help growers manage their production and satisfy markets and consumer demands.

Integrity and objectiveness of our data are at the core of our business. We are a private firm with no affiliation or ties to agriculture product-based companies. Our goal is to provide our clients with unbiased, real-time information to aid in their ability to manage pests and commodities. We do not peddle Agro-company sales lines or products.

By using Apple Leaf’s scientifically proven Integrated Pest Management (IPM) technologies, or latest trends in organic practices, our clients make cost-effective decisions about pest management and crop health, which, in turn, strengthens their bottom-line.

This is a 20 hour per week job with opportunities to advance in the company.

To apply for the IPM Field Scout Job, or for more information, please email a letter of interest and/or resume to jobs@usappleleaf.com . Please visit www.usappleleaf.com for more information about our company.

 

To learn more about farming jobs and internships or to post an opportunity on beginningfarmers.org, go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/internship-and-employment-opportunities/

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