Integrated Pest Management Specialist, Plenty

Laramie, WY

Organization: Plenty

Duties:

  • Identify pests and pathogens in diversified indoor cropping systems with high-value crops while providing management strategies to reduce pest-associated losses
  • Design and implement small scale trials that allow us to examine outbreaks and treatments in a variety of different scenarios with a variety of different pests or pathogens.
  • Monitor cultural, physical/mechanical, biological, and chemical control measures
  • Develop and implement improved integrated pest management practices
  • Work cohesively with the Plenty team and industry professionals to figure out best management procedures while developing a diverse IPM plan
  • Provide hands-on problem solving and diagnostics for horticultural and specialty crops, by delivering updated, research-based informational tools.
  • Be knowledgeable about the hazards and regulations associated with the use of pesticides and chemicals
  • Develop curriculum and lead educational sessions for current and future Farm Operations Team members

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in agronomy, indoor agriculture, and IPM practices
  • Pesticide applicators license
  • Experience with biologic based pest control methods
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience working in a plant production and/or laboratory setting
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in diverse growing environments

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