Farmworkers & laborers, crop

in Desha County, AR

Job Description

Perform manual labor to cultivate, rogue and irrigate crops, mechanically prepare fields and plant, cultivate, and harvest soybeans, corn and cotton. Operate farm vehicles and agricultural equipment.Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizers, weeding crops and loading grain into trucks. Clean, sort and load harvested products. Chop grass out of fields. Participate in irrigation activities including setting up irrigation, laying polypipe and clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches. Clean ditches and field of debris. Check fields daily for water levels. Complete end of season draining of fields with shovels. Load cotton bales. Pickup and load loose cotton. Hand chop and rogue cotton. May repair fences and farm buildings. Ensure hoppers are filled properly in mechanical harvesting. Repair and maintain farm vehicles and agricultural equipment. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job.Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Job Posting: 3175973

Posted On: Dec 21, 2021

Updated On: Dec 21, 2021