The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring Now! – Farm Manager at the Starks Farm in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Potato Coalition (WPC), made up of Eagle River Seed Farm, Baginski Farms, Schroeder Brothers Farm and J.W. Mattek & Sons, will assume operations of planting, growing and harvesting seed at The Starks Farm for crop year 2023 and beyond. The Starks Farm grows approximately 100 acres of early generation potato seed along with several hundred acres of rotation crops. The Coalition’s goal is to provide clean, early-generation foundation seed to the Wisconsin potato industry. Achieving this goal starts with hiring a Farm Manager who has agricultural experience and an eye for attention to detail.
In this role, the Farm Manager oversees all aspects of the seed production cycle including planting, growing, harvesting, storing and shipping while ensuring highest regard for sanitation and quality control to uphold disease free status of the seed. The Farm Manager is accountable for operational implementation of the annual agronomic, sustainability, equipment, budget, capital, procurement and labor plans, integrating approved technology and record keeping. This role requires collaboration with members of the Wisconsin Seed Potato Improvement Board, the University of Wisconsin Department of Plant Pathology, and the Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program. Compensation for this role will be based on experience.
If you or anyone you know are interested in applying for the Farm Manager role, please contact Mike Baginski at [email protected] (715-627-7753).