Aaron F.

Grower & Greenhouse Manager | Horticulture

United States of America
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Grower and Greenhouse Manager with a demonstrated success working in the horticulture industry. Skilled in Hydroponics, Controlled Environment Agriculture, Staff Management, Plant Nutrition, and IPM. ...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

General Manager

Eden Green Technology
3 years
Current position
Dec 2019 - Present
Eden Green Technology offers a Greenhouse-as-a-Service model, helping businesses vertically integrate, cities become food secure, and regions around the world combat commodity dependenc...see more

Director of Horticulture

Eden Green Technology
4 years
Current position
Aug 2018 - Present
Eden Green Technology offers a Greenhouse-as-a-Service model, helping businesses vertically integrate, cities become food secure, and regions around the world combat commodity dependenc...see more

Grower

Gotham Greens
3 years
Nov 2015 - May 2018
Hydroponic grower and greenhouse manager responsible for leafy greens and herb production, food safety, environmental controls, and greenhouse staff.

Horticulture Consultant

Aaron Fields Consulting
8 months
Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
Horticulture consultant for outdoor, indoor, and greenhouse facilities. Specializing in hydroponics and vegetable production with experience in lighting, Integrated Pest Management, irr...see more

Consulting Hydroponic Crop Director

In Grown Farms
4 months
Apr 2015 - Aug 2015
Responsible for design and management of hydroponic medical marijuana production in controlled environment agriculture.

Crop Production Consultant

Hummert International
2 years
Jul 2013 - Mar 2015
Creating new ways to grow crops in controlled environment agriculture Advising growers on best practices for production: vegetables, flowers and cannabis production Consultation on Medi...see more

Assistant Production Manager

Rock Solid Produce
1 year
May 2012 - May 2013
Responsible for all aspects of growing, production, packing, shipping, and employee management for a four-acre, herb and produce greenhouse. Became certified in and developed a Good Agr...see more

Greenhouse Assistant

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
6 months
Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
Managed all aspects of greenhouse research facilities. Responsible for plant health in several research greenhouses. Aided in solving issues dealing with plant disease and growth. Attai...see more

Assistant Plant Scientist

Syngenta Seeds
2 years
Sep 2009 - Sep 2011
Assisted lead plant breeder in all facets of research program. Created and analyzed breeding trials associated with disease resistance screening. Responsible for all breeding crosses fo...see more

Research Assistant/Seed Technician

Monsanto
2 years
Feb 2008 - Aug 2009
Efficiently executed scientific protocol on greenhouse experiments. Exhibited proficiency in laboratory procedures and practices. Responsible for quality control design and implementati...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

Expertise

  • Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agribusiness
  • Genetics
  • Plant Breeding
  • Hydroponics
  • Biology
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Greenhouse
  • Crop
  • Botany