IPM Scout

Hiring Organization: Maroa Farms, Inc.
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Coldwater,MI
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

IPM Scout

Website to Apply: https://jobs.mitalent.org please enter job code:3902606

Contact person is Olga Padilla-Anderson, Human Resources Manager for Maroa Farms, Inc. her office number is 517-278-0252 or fax at 517-278-2171

Interested parties can apply in person at:

Maroa Farms, Inc. Facility located at : 270 N. Fillmore Road, Coldwater, MI 49036


This a full-time position only


Job Code 3902606

Job Description

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Daily monitoring and scouting of pest and disease; supervision of IPM protocols of pest and disease management; compiling IPM and conventional reports for management review; monitor efficiencies of control measures used; monitoring of plant growth and behavior response to feeding elements; verification of pest and disease infestation trends; management coordination on biological programs and implementation; follow through in a timely manner of management’s plans on plant health; facilitate trials on new commercial products prior to applying to entire crop; maintaining up to date records; plan, organize, train and assign scout duties as required.

Position Requires: Horticulture, hydroponic vegetable growing green house certification; pesticide license or assistant’s license; knowledgeable of hydroponic vegetable pests and disease identification; good communicator verbal and written, must be computer literate; honest forthcoming, flexible, reliable and respectful to others; passionate, this person will have a minimum of two years of hands on experience.

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