Farm

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Joaquin Weidenfeld

joaquin.weidenfeld@gmail.com | (126) 349-6530 | Great Falls, MT

Summary


Experience


Farm Manager at Big Sky Farms, MTJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 30 farmhands and oversaw daily operations on a 400-acre farm.
  • Implemented new irrigation system that saved the farm $5,000 per month in water costs.
  • Developed pest management program that reduced crop damage by 50%.
  • Negotiated favorable lease agreement for 200 acres of farmland.
  • Trained staff on proper safety procedures which resulted in 0 accidents or injuries last year.
  • Successfully grew and sold organic produce worth $250,000 last year.

Assistant Farm Manager at Montana Farm Bureau, MTSep 2019 - May 2022

  • Trained and supervised a team of 5 farmhands.
  • Led the team in planting crops over 500 acres of farmland.
  • Monitored irrigation systems to ensure optimal water usage for 400 acres of land.
  • Implemented new soil fertility management practices that increased crop yields by 15%.
  • Negotiated contracts with suppliers that resulted in a 20% reduction in costs.
  • Developed and implemented a grazing rotation plan that improved pasture health.

Farm Worker at Montana Grain Growers Association, MTAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Oversaw the planting of 3 acres of corn.
  • Monitored irrigation systems to ensure optimal water levels for crops.
  • Operated farm machinery such as tractors and combines.
  • Performed regular maintenance on equipment and tools.
  • Harvested wheat, soybeans, and other crops according to schedule.
  • Stored crop yields in appropriate conditions for maximum freshness.

Education


High School Diploma at Big Sky High School, MTAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to read, write, and do math.

Skills


  • Agricultural Equipment Operation
  • Crop Production
  • Soil Analysis and Fertility Management
  • Pest and Disease Control
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Harvesting Techniques
  • Agricultural Business Management

Wavie Hanken

wavie.hanken@gmail.com | (401) 581-3491 | 616 7th Street North, Saint Cloud, MN 56303, USA

Summary


Experience


Farm Manager at Cargill, MNJun 2022 - Present

  • Increased farm's overall crop yield by 20% through the implementation of new irrigation and fertilization techniques.
  • Reduced costs by 10% through negotiating better prices with suppliers and increasing operational efficiency.
  • Developed a successful marketing strategy that resulted in a 30% increase in sales.
  • Led team of 30 employees, including 5 managers, to achieve all production goals for the year.
  • Implemented safety procedures that reduced on-the-job accidents by 25%.
  • Won "Farmer of the Year" award from State Agricultural Society.

Assistant Farm Manager at Land O'Lakes, MNJul 2019 - May 2022

  • Negotiated and purchased $250,000 of farmland in Central Valley.
  • Arranged for farm equipment rentals, resulting in a cost savings of 30%.
  • Hired and trained 5 new employees.
  • Implemented new irrigation system which increased crop yield by 15%.
  • Developed marketing strategy that resulted in 20% increase in sales.

Farm Worker at CHS Inc., MNJul 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Worked long hours in hot conditions to ensure the farm's crops were well-tended.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work area at all times.
  • Successfully completed tasks independently with little supervision needed.
  • Demonstrated excellent team working skills by always lending a helping hand when needed.
  • Showed initiative by suggesting new ways to improve efficiency on the job.
  • Regularly went above and beyond what was asked, such as staying late to help with harvest.

Education


High School Diploma at Eden Prairie High School, Eden Prairie, MNAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to manage my time, how to study for tests, and how to do research.

Skills


  • Agricultural science
  • Soil science
  • Crop science
  • Horticulture
  • Animal husbandry
  • Irrigation
  • Drainage engineering

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