Crop Specialist Resume Samples

Crop Specialists are agricultural professionals who specialize in crop production and management. Job duties and work activities carried out by these specialists are listed on the Crop Specialist Resume – overseeing the growth and development of crops, ensuring that the most efficient and productive methods are used, conducting research and tests to assess the quality and yield of crops, and developing strategies to maximize crop yield and quality. Additionally, they monitor pests and diseases and advise farmers on best practices. Further duties of a Crop Specialist include conducting field experiments, analyzing data, evaluating soil conditions, preparing reports, and advising farmers on crop management. They also work on developing new crop varieties and organic farming techniques.

Required skills include strong knowledge of agriculture, crop production, and pest and disease control; familiarity with laboratory equipment; proficiency in data collection and analysis; excellent communication and problem-solving skills; and the ability to work both independently and in a team. A Crop Specialist usually requires a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agronomy, plant science, or a related field. Some employers may require a Master’s degree or a Ph.D. in a related field. Candidates with experience in farming or agricultural research may also be preferred.

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Crop Specialist Resume

Summary : As a Crop Specialist, provided regular technical support to community members and beneficiaries, extension workers, development facilitators, government staff, private sectors, and consortium partners on crop and livestock activities.

Skills : Ability To Work Independently Or With A Team, Microsoft Office, Extensive Sales History, Excellent Communication, Flexibility.

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  1. Managed accounts in two adjoining territories during a long-term vacancy and hiring period.
  2. Annually developed and implemented business plans to expand customer base and increase current customer sales.
  3. Oversaw personnel at two facilities, including performance reviews and salary recommendations.
  4. Planned and conducted grower meetings throughout the cropping season to give training and product knowledge to current and prospective clients.
  5. Sold seed, fertilizer, and several other agricultural-related items.
  6. Assessed and monitored all services in terms of rate of return, unit costs, cost efficiency other relevant economic and financial methods, and standard agricultural economics.
  7. Worked in good partnership with all stakeholders of the project at community, woreda, zone, and regional levels.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's In Agriculture


            Crop Specialist Resume

            Summary : Highly qualified Crop Specialist with experience in the industry. Developed customers through effective marketing of the following products and services: crop inputs, such as fertilizer, crop protection pesticides, seed products, service income, technical services, and ag-finance programs to maximize profitable sales.

            Skills : Technical Agronomy, Cultivation, and management of crops.

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            1. Worked in all kinds of separate labor situations, Increased sales in branches.
            2. Implemented marketing plans and develops sales strategies that generate profitable sales in the assigned territory.
            3. Traveled to client locations within an assigned territory to establish the brand and obtain orders for products and services.
            4. Utilized target marketing and professional sales techniques, including the FS sales interview road map, cropping programs, emphasis on appropriate features and benefits, and contact management system when calling on patrons and prospects.
            5. Adhered to sales and marketing strategies and attends sales training as offered.
            6. Met sales goals as established by supervisor. Developed territory and competitive analysis to maintain current knowledge of the marketplace and the competition.
            7. Provided value-added agronomic products, services, and recommendations to patrons and prospects.
             
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Consultant
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's In Agriculture


            Crop Specialist Resume

            Headline : As a Crop Specialist, identified and promoted innovative livelihood programming approaches and interventions to achieve project objectives, and suited to the particular conditions and needs of diverse client groups in the operational areas. Collaborated with project staff, and project coordinator, and other stakeholders, ensuring appropriate beneficiaries are targeted, trained and provided with proper inputs.

            Skills : In-depth knowledge of crop growth, Disease management.

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            1. Scheduled product delivery and application to patron locations. Conducted regular patron meetings on product and technical information to develop customer relationships and drive sales.
            2. Provided customer service by using soil testing, crop scouting, and other programs followed up on customer complaints, and sought a reasonable win/win resolution.
            3. Ensured the creditworthiness of customers, quotes prices and credit terms, and prepared sales contracts for orders obtained.
            4. Promoted the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helps provide the required information to establish credit.
            5. Maintained the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adheres to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.
            6. Ensured field signs are displayed on all customer fields to promote FS products.
            7. Completed and updated profile information sheets on all key accounts and targeted prospects.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's In Agriculture

            Crop Specialist Resume

            Headline : As a Crop Specialist, facilitated market linkage for vegetable and fruit crop products. Organized and coordinated capacity-building training and workshops for beneficiaries, consortium partners, CBOs, and private sectors on improved agronomic practices. Facilitated market linkage of crop and livestock producing and marketing groups to private sectors.

            Skills : Understanding of soil science, Plant nutrition.

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            1. Collected for sales of all assigned products according to company credit policy.
            2. Attained and maintained technical and sales skills to certification standards.
            3. Followed GROWMARKs Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health, and Safety, OSHA, and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
            4. Obtained and maintained applicable professional certifications associated with the agronomy industry. (i.e. CCA, CCS, CPAg, Commercial Applicator w/applicable categories).
            5. Worked extended hours during peak seasons; preferred an understanding of GROWMARK agronomy products, services, and programs.
            6. Obtained and maintained the appropriate driver's license and clean driving record for the type of vehicle that will be required to operate in order to perform all the duties assigned prior to employment; Traveled within the trade area with occasional overnight stays.
            7. Conducted regular patron meetings on product and technical information.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Summary : As a Crop Specialist, technically supported small-scale irrigation user groups/associations on improved irrigation development activities. Provided technical support to diversify crop productivity and increase productivity. Supported small business group development on vegetable, fruits, agro-forestry.

                      Skills : Irrigation systems, Problem-solving.

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                      1. Utilized current leads and develop new leads to establish clients and provide the insurance products they need.
                      2. Found the best policies for each client from our variety of insurance services, including crop, farm packages, irrigation equipment, auto, and homeowners insurance.
                      3. Kept up with insurance trends and changes to the coverage offered by different insurance companies.
                      4. Explained how to purchase and maintain insurance; expounded on the types of insurance available.
                      5. Helped clients understand the risks of insurance and identify ways to reduce risk.
                      6. Estimated personalized premiums, and wrote policies and renewals.
                      7. Helped clients understand the concept of policy value, Communicated how to use policy benefits, discounts, endorsements, and rider options, and Oversaw customer service issues.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Consultant
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Summary : As a Crop Specialist, ensured that communities are engaged in improved high-value crop and livestock production, processing, and marketing. Coordinated with the project coordinator, ensuring good partnership with government stakeholders, community members, CBOs, consortium partners, CSOs, private sectors, and other relevant partners in the operational areas of the CRV project.

                      Skills : Critical thinking, communication, Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program.

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                      1. Developed, conducted, and evaluated tolerance for species at different stages of growth and use it to evaluate products, collect data on performance in different locations, and make recommendations to management on new releases, and position hybrids in their most favorable environment. 
                      2. Experienced in the use of branch agency equipment and general office practices.
                      3. Performed basic and complex mathematical calculations, Worked well with people in a team environment.
                      4. Worked on oral and written communications, Assisted in other work-related areas as required.
                      5. Developed customers through effective marketing of the following products and services: crop inputs, such as fertilizer, crop protection pesticides, seed products, service income, technical services, and ag-finance program to maximize profitable sales.
                      6. Implemented marketing plans and developed sales strategies that generate profitable sales in the assigned territory.
                      7. Provided value-added agronomic products, services, and recommendations to patrons and prospects.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Headline : As a Crop Specialist, coordinated planning and execution of climate-resilient agricultural/livelihood (crop & Livelihood) and marketing-related activities of the project. Planned, and executed capacity-building training, facilitate input supply, organized farmers' groups, support VSLAs with technical advice, and provide technical support to government counterparts.

                      Skills : Planning, Coordinating Skills.

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                      1. Contracted raw products, focusing on quality, delivered cost, and timing of deliveries.
                      2. Monitored daily intake and coordinated intake delivery with truckers and plant production, Took action to expedite delivery of raw products when required by production.
                      3. Served as liaison between Company and suppliers, growers, truckers, USDA officials, and University partners.
                      4. Analyzed, recommended, and assisted in developing and implementing intake methods, standards, records, and reports.
                      5. Assured that sufficient product is planned, acceptable contracts are issued, and adequate agricultural products are received.
                      6. Assisted suppliers and growers as needed, provided or secures technical information and assistance. 
                      7. Resolved problems and adjusts grievances with suppliers or growers, Assured that those contracting with the company follow established safety rules and other laws.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Headline : As a Crop Specialist, assisted with greenhouse preparation and clean-up while adhering to strict industry standards. Assisted the Integrated Pest Management Team by placing beneficial insects on the crop. Reported pests, diseases, and other abnormalities in the crop. Followed all safety standard operating procedures (SOP), policies, rules, and regulations.

                      Skills : Operating, Planning.

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                      1. Conducted research, analyze agricultural data, and prepare research reports.
                      2. Liaised with researchers, educators, and government or business managers on matters pertaining to farming and agriculture.
                      3. Operated unmanned aerial vehicles and drones to map drainage, plant seeds, analyze crop health and identify areas of stress and evenly spray fertilizers or pesticides.
                      4. Assessed and identified climate-resilient agricultural activities and support.
                      5. Facilitated the planning, implementation, monitoring, review, and evaluation of crop and livelihood activities.
                      6. Promoted Climate-smart agriculture such as improved agricultural practices and diversification where appropriate.
                      7. Provided customer service by using soil testing, crop scouting, and other programs, follows up on customer complaints, and seeks a reasonable win/win resolution.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Summary : As a Crop Specialist, maintained records of services provided and the effects of advice given. Prepared and conducted advisory information sessions and lectures for farmers and other groups. Provided counseling and advisory services to farmers on agricultural subjects.

                      Skills : Implementational Skills, Counseling.

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                      1. Troubleshoot crop deficiencies and implemented strategies to improve pest, nutrition, and water management to enhance plant and soil health. 
                      2. Maximized crop production by optimizing planting, harvesting, and general cultivation techniques. 
                      3. Conducted experiments to develop and test crop, pest, and soil management treatments. 
                      4. Gathered data and keeps detailed records on crop and soil conditions to prepare technical reports and monitor and track the progress of treatments. 
                      5. Researched current literature to understand and promote new agriculture strategies. 
                      6. Provided counseling and advisory services to farmers on crop cultivation and fertilization, harvesting, animal and poultry care, disease prevention, farm management, farm financing, marketing, and other agricultural subjects.
                      7. Ensured the creditworthiness of customers, quotes prices, and credit terms and prepared sales contracts for orders obtained. 
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Consultant
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture

                      Crop Specialist Resume

                      Summary : As a Crop Specialist, maintained appropriate computerized and paper records and files on pertinent information. Maintained areas of operation in a safe and sanitary manner. Made effective use of and makes recommendations on physical assets. Determined, and established safety rules, Company policy, and good housekeeping.

                      Skills : Policy Assistant, Sales.

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                      1. Coordinated, executed, performed, and reported on agronomic crop research trials to further crop performance. 
                      2. Relayed agronomy information to Sales Reps, DMs, dealers, and key accounts through written materials, presentations, and one on one. 
                      3. Communicated with relevant industry sectors and educational institutions to initiate well-targeted research projects. 
                      4. Prepared documented proposals and successfully establish research trials, and manage the trial establishment and collection of data.
                      5. Performed training, de-leafing, pruning, lowering, truss support, harvesting, and other jobs required to maintain the plant's optimal conditions.
                      6. Conducted plant maintenance to enable the plants to develop optimally.
                      7. Promoted the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helped provide the required information to establish credit.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Consultant
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor's In Agriculture