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Corteva Agriscience Retail Product Agronomist Central/Northern NY in New York, New York


Who are we, and what do we do?

Corteva Agriscience is the only major agriscience company in the world completely dedicated to agriculture. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generation to come. Our inspiration is to be a market shaper, driving the next generation of agriculture products that help farms and farmers flourish and through partnering with society becoming the most trusted partner in the global agriculture and food community.

With a global footprint and over 20,000 employees, Corteva Agrisciene is building the future of agriculture and leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Retail Product Agronomist for Brevant brand seed and serving the Central and Northern Region of New York State.

Help us grow! It matters to us and it matters to you!

The Retail Product Agronomist (RPA) role is responsible for connecting with, training, team-selling, and portfolio planning with retailer sellers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Product training and support in-person with a retail seller working through all forms of in-person and various media.

  • Leverage and promote the portfolio and support the process and instill knowledge in sellers by doing.

  • Maintain sellers focused on planning their efforts where they can drive business forward.

  • Driving retail sellers ability to demonstrate product value is the most important priority of this role.

  • Core responsibility is plot strategy, agronomy meetings, in-field teaching, in-season and summer trainings combined with providing the right support materials regarding Brevant products to key retail sellers.

  • Create product confidence and drive demand toward planned products.


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • Associate's degree required.

  • 7-8 years of total Ag experience. 5-6 years of agronomy experience and proven abilities preferred.

  • Must be able to sell, negotiate, and influence.

  • Agronomy and crop production practices preferred.

  • Have an understanding of the key Crop Protection product offerings in the Territory.

  • Understand changing market dynamics (forecasting, product/marketing input) and build a network of large growers to drive increased farm-gate demand within the territory.

  • Ability to pass driving record background check.

Corteva offers a very comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive health, vision, and dental insurance.

  • Sales incentive bonus plan.

  • 401k plan.

  • 4 weeks paid time-off to start.

  • 9 paid holidays.

  • Company provided cell phone, laptop, vehicle, and business expense account.

  • Work-life balance - varied mix of working from home office and spending time out in the field.

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact, and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $88,000 - $121,000 yearly. This reflects a reasonable estimate of the targeted base salary for this role. This role is also eligible for an annual bonus. Based on factors such as geographic location and candidate qualifications, actual base pay is determined when an employment offer is made. In addition, this position includes benefits where you can learn more here (https://www.cortevabenefits.com/index.html) .

Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:

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To all recruitment agencies: Corteva does not accept unsolicited third party resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.