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Assistant Greenhouse Grower – Berea, KY 52 views

About Role: 

As an Assistant Grower at AppHarvest, you will be joining a team at the forefront of reinventing sustainable agriculture by assisting with the management of growing operations for AppHarvest 30-acre hydroponic controlled-environment agriculture facility in Berea, KY.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Assists with growing produce commodities.(Strawberry / Cucumbers)
  • Works with the Grow team to plan and execute crop work. 
  • Ensures crop work is completed on time and within quality requirements. 
  • Works with IPM team to manage pest and disease control.
  • Assists in fertilization, irrigation, and climate control needs.  
  • Interprets measured data from crop and climate registration. 
  • Validates scouting reports to confirm accuracy and reliability. 
  • Assists with the timely implementation of management’s plant health plan directives.   
  • Performs soil, water, and disease tests as needed. 
  • Facilitates trials of new products prior to use within the facility.
  • Ensures on-time placement of product orders for scouting needs.   
  • Maintains up to date records and reports.
  • Provides support for and adheres to food and health safety standards. 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Degree in Chemistry, Horticulture, or Agriculture or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum three years’ experience in horticulture.
  • Management experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual / Spanish is a plus
  • Knowledge of horticultural pests, diseases, and safety standards identification.
  • Experience in greenhouse growing facilities preferred. 
  • Knowledge of PRIVA and experience with technical greenhouse systems is a plus.
  • Stand, walk, twist, bend, sit, enter data into a computer, and / or frequently lift objects up to 55 pounds (may require sustained repetitive motion) 


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  • Active Jobs 46 Jobs
  • Company Address 401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, United States
  • City Lexington
  • Location Kentucky
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