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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Agricultural Manager

SUMMARY:   Top class Agricultural Manager with over fourteen years experience in planning and directing program operations; managing and scheduling work activities; coordinating planting, harvesting and delivery of crops and livestock; managing administrative functions of farm programs including budget, procurement and record management in addition to supervising operational work units/teams of full-time staff, student and inmate labor.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Sound knowledge of the objectives, principles, practices, terminology and functions affecting the assigned agricultural regulatory, promotional or assistive service or program.
  • Deep knowledge of the state and federal statutes, regulations and policies affecting the agricultural industry.
  • Remarkable knowledge of governmental budgeting, fiscal management, grants and contract management.
  • Profound knowledge of current agricultural-related developments, trends, issues and theories.
  • In-depth knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices.
  • Exceptional ability to review, analyze interpret and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures as related to the assigned program.
  • Sound ability to testify as an expert witness.
  • Uncommon ability to develop, implement and administer assigned program or service.
  • Excellent ability to establish and maintain working relationships with departmental officials, legislators, staff associates, the general public and others.
  • Great ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations and formulate recommendations.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively.
  • Enviable ability to provide leadership and supervision to professional, technical and related program staff.
  • Immense ability to manage change, provide program management and achieve results.
  • Exceptional ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.

Professional Experience

Top Foods Inc., Minneapolis, MN                   2000 - Present

Agricultural Manager
  • Direct the overall planning, development and administration of assigned regulatory, promotional or assistive service or program; direct the development and implementation of departmental planning issues.
  • Direct licensure and compliance activities in such areas as grain transactions, official weights and measures, pesticides, animal feeds, crop seeds, petroleum products, livestock and animal care.
  • Direct the promotion of Top Foods agricultural products and services in both domestic and international markets.
  • Direct administrative personnel in general management aspects of policy development and program planning and coordination as related to assigned responsibilities; assist in the evaluation of the effect of policy and/or organizational changes and new programs.
  • Review and/or revise programs in area of responsibility to ensure compliance of operations with laws, regulations, policies, plans and procedures.
  • Select, train, direct and evaluate staff in area of assigned responsibility.
  • Participate in the development, implementation or interpretation of new or revised program, departmental or legislative initiatives.
  • Participate in conferences, training sessions and meetings relating to areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Participate in the development of budget requests and the monitoring of expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations and recommend and/or initiate cost saving measures.
  • Conduct investigations, institute special studies, and prepare and/or review reports and related information to evaluate existing organizations, policies, procedures, and practices as related to the assigned program.

Forever Green Corporation, Minneapolis, MN      1995 - 2000

Agricultural Supervisor
  • Assigned, trained and directly supervised Agricultural Technicians, inmate work crews, students and other farm workers and support personnel who are responsible for livestock production, care and maintenance, as well as crop and vegetation production, care and maintenance.
  • Assisted in planning and directing farming operations, which included all aspects of crop growing and animal husbandry.
  • Helped maintain livestock and crop production reports and maintenance records.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of all farm equipment, machinery and facilities.
  • Instruct and supervise workers in the use of farm machinery and equipment.
  • Perform and supervise the repair of farm fences, storage buildings, roads, hay barns and other general farm facilities.
  • Planned yearly crop rotation, types of crops to be grown and made field selection for planting.
  • Took soil samples, planned timing of planting, spraying, fertilizing and harvesting of crops.
  • Trained and supervised inmates in the feeding, watering, vaccinating, selecting and caring for farm livestock, and in the planting, fertilizing, spraying, harvesting, storing and irrigation of crops.
  • Supervised and performed procedures on animals involving digestion trails, metabolism work, estrus synchronization and organoleptic evaluation.
  • Monitored estrus cycles and trained animals for semen collection and performed breeding by artificial insemination.
  • Trained workers in scientific methods used in maintaining research animals and experimental plots.
  • Taught special skills in pruning, training, thinning, propagating, transplanting, irrigating and related cultural practices.
  • Planned insect and disease control programs including the determination of which insecticides and fungicides to be used.

Forever Green Corporation, Minneapolis, MN      1992 - 1995

Agricultural Technician
  • Prepared seeds and other crop materials for field placement while maintaining genetic purity of seed stock; ensured proper handling and storing of these materials.
  • Coordinated all field operations including plot measurement, staking, layout, mapping, seedbed preparation, planting, plot care, pollination, and harvesting and storage of crops; collects soil, plant and grain samples; and inspected samples to eliminate impurities and to assess insect damage.
  • Estimated insect populations and collected insects using proper trapping, sorting, counting, and identification techniques; reared insects and mites for identification and isolation of specific biotypes.
  • Fed and cared for animals used in feed analysis; weighed, measured, moved, and analyzed progress of animals used in an experimental environment.
  • Coordinated the collection of original data from field and laboratory experiments; prepared field notebooks and oversaw the labeling and marking processes; gathered, maintained, and analyzed statistical data using a computer or other record maintenance process; and documented results so that research data is thorough and accurate.
  • Evaluated ecological status and productivity of range plant communities and analyzed livestock production responses to range management practices.
  • Purchased and maintained inventory of seed, feed, chemicals, and supplies ensuring availability of items for research experiments; prepared media, solutions, and samples to be used for laboratory testing; and conducted nutrient analyses.
  • Scheduled and oversaw the maintenance of the research farm including planting, mowing, fertilizing, spraying, irrigating, pruning, cultivating and mulching grass, trees, shrubs, and wildlife habitats; scheduled and oversaw the maintenance of the research farm buildings and fences; and cleaned pens, and facilities used for animals.
  • Designed, built, fabricated, modified, maintained and troubleshot various research equipment.

Education & Professional Training

Masters Degree in Business Administration,
New York University, NY (2000)

Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Science,
New York University, NY (1992)




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