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Field Crop Farmworker

at GODWIN PLANTING COMPANY in SHERRILL, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Rice, Corn, Soybeans & Wheat: Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks appropriate for grain crops being planted cultivated and harvested. Workers will help in preparing the land for planting. This may include attaching farm implements such asa plow, disc, and drill to tractor. May drive a tractor in field to till soil in preparation of planting. Worker may apply various types of fertilizer to the soil and plants. These bags can weigh 75 lbs. Workers may cultivate and thin crops using a hoe. Workers will remove undesirable and excess growth, such as tassel, suckers, and weeds by hand. Carries supplies such as bags and bailing wires to the fields. Clears irrigation ditches, using shovel. Workers may husk and shell corn. Loads and unloads trucks,unloads grain onto conveyors to storage bins or elevators. Cleans and lubricates farm machines.Farm Equipment Operation During Field Operations: Workers will be required to operate tractors, combines, and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Workers will use mechanical sweet potatoharvesting equipment. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers must notify supervisor of any mechanical issues. Workers will be required to operatetractors according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination.Hand Weeding: Workers will be required to assist in removing weeds by hand. Workers will need to walk down rows and bend or stoop to remove by hand weeds according to the supervisors instructions.Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption.Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities. All workers must report all injuries and illnesses to their employer. As well any communicable disease such as but not limited to diarrhea, or any other infectious disease or illness. Workers shall report immediately any cuts or abrasions that cause open bleeding

Job Details

Company

GODWIN PLANTING COMPANY

Location

4111 W QUATTLEBAUM ROAD
SHERRILL, Arkansas 72152
United States

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Job Posting: 2806745

Posted On: Dec 29, 2020

Updated On: Jul 31, 2021