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Agricultural Equipment Operator

at Samson Partnership in McGehee, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Plant, cultivate and harvest rice, cotton, corn and soybeans. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops.
Till soil and weed crops. Perform manual shovel work. Load harvested products. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, knives, grain scoops and brooms. Install and remove levy gates. Check rice fields daily for water levels. Complete end of season draining of fields with shovel. Receive rice crop for drying and storage at drying facility. Clean grain storage bins and surrounding site according to state requirements. Dispose of spoiled grain from pit and elevator area. Workers will unload grain bins and load into trucks. Chop grass out of fields. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Load cotton bales, pick up and load loose cotton. Hand chop and rogue cotton. Assist with mechanical planting of crops, ensuring that hoppers are filled properly. Repair fences, farm buildings and grain bins. Participate in irrigation activities including setting up and operating irrigation equipment. Repair, maintain and operate farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs. Workers with licenses may transport other workers and may be offered additional hours.

Job Details

Company

Samson Partnership

Location

1760 MASONVILLE ROAD
McGehee, Arkansas 71654
United States

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Job Posting: 2798132

Posted On: Dec 15, 2020

Updated On: Jul 12, 2021