We are looking to hire a Farm Manager Supervisor!

We have an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about agriculture and our farmers!

We are currently looking to bring on a Farm Manager to take over our Ottumwa location. The primary responsibility of the Farm Manager Supervisor is to provide local farm management for our Ottumwa office, including a variety of responsibilities and hands-on duties around various farms.

They will also possess the desire and leadership skills that would allow them to oversee the company-wide farm management operations.

A successful candidate will be willing to learn, accept coaching, maintain a positive attitude, work alongside the farmers, executive team and strive for continuous self-development.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Farm Management:

  • Oversee the Farm Management division
    • Supervise company-wide Associate Farm Managers and Administrative staff
    • Development and implementation of farm management processes
    • Implement appropriate risk management processes
    • Grain marketing for crop share, modified crop share, and custom managed farms
    • Coordinate closing of properties with company real estate staff, associated attorneys, 1031 intermediaries, lenders, escrow companies, etc.
  • Hands-On Management of local farms around Ottumwa
    • Routine farm visits
    • Manage farm finances: budgeting, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
    • Capital improvement analysis, coordination, and oversight
    • Participate and develop reports to clients: seasonally and end of year
    • Farm owner communication as needed
    • Work with farm tenants on crops, projects, etc.
    • Lease negotiations with farm tenants and farm owners
  • Financial analysis of agriculture investments for a variety of purposes
    • Selling, investing, financial planning, etc.


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in an agriculture-related field. 
  • The ideal candidate will have or obtain their real estate license to broker transactions for buyers and sellers of agricultural property.  


  • Five to ten years’ experience in agriculture or related field (real estate, property management, AG sales, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of:
    • Computer operations
    • Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Access and Publisher
    • The agriculture industry
  • Skilled in:
    • Managing and developing personnel
    • Process development, documentation, and implementation
    • Continuous improvement
    • Verbal and written communication
    • Professional communication with internal counterparts and external clients
    • Thoroughness and accuracy
    • Critical thinking and informed decision making
  • Ability to:
    • Work both independently and in a team environment to accomplish goals
    • Perform follow-ups to ensure quality of work product and/or action items are completed
    • Work with allied partnerships in a professional, courteous manner
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Listen and accept coaching from peers and managers

Contact to Listing Owner

Captcha Code