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Job Opportunity: Sales Agronomist

Job Opportunity: Sales Agronomist

The Lucknow District Co-operative Inc has an opening for a Sales Agronomist.


Lucknow District Co-operative is a full-service crop inputs retailer serving farms in Huron and Bruce Counties. We are currently seeking a Full-time Sales Agronomist to cover a maternity leave of 12-18 months. The Sales Agronomist manages existing farm customer accounts and seeks new business opportunities. This could be a unique career advancement opportunity for an up & coming professional or a legacy project for those approaching retirement.

Main Responsibilities

  • Engagement with established and potential farm customers in the field crop sector: provide planned agronomic and crop protection solutions as well as in-season support through scouting and recommendations
  • Proactively help customers manage crops for top end yield and profitability
  • Provide timely, thorough, and accurate pricing on approved quotes
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive relationships with growers and colleagues
  • Actively prospect new customers through on-farm calls and continue with current sales goals
  • Co-ordinate sales efforts with operations, administration, and other applicable team members as necessary
  • Seasonal deliveries of fertilizer, chemicals, and seed to growers; assisting with customer warehouse pickup
  • Actively participate in continuous learning opportunities - sales, agronomy, fertilizer, seed, and crop protection training

Education and Experience

  • Experience in Ag sector is essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required to effectively work with customers, management, and location team members
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management, and ability to prioritize duties
  • Previous in-field experience including scouting, plot care and soil sampling an asset
  • Must be driven, self-motivated, and customer service-oriented, while being an effective team player
  • Current CCA-ON designation an asset or be willing to obtain
  • Valid driver’s license required with clean abstract

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12-18 months

    Rate: From $25/hr


    • Monday to Friday
    • Overtime
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Commission pay
    • Overtime pay

    Applicants can submit their resume in person to Kim Lawlor
    or by email to [email protected]

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

      The Lucknow District Co-operative Inc. is located on Huron County Road #1, south of Lucknow, was established in 1944 and is owned by more than 1,800 local people. The co-operative provides customers of Huron and Bruce Counties with livestock feed, agronomy products and services, consumer goods, including hardware and clothing, petroleum and propane products and services. It is a shareholder-owner of GROWMARK, Inc. and markets products and services under the FS banner.

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