Johnathan C.

Greenhouse | Horticulture | Agronomy

United States of America
EN

With 15+ years of agronomy experience, I serve as the crop production SME for 300+ commercial horticulture and agriculture operations on the West Coast, including field, greenhouse, hydroponic, and co...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

400

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

Experience

Territory Manager

ICL Specialty Fertilizers
2 years
Current position
Aug 2020 - Present
Serve as the crop nutrition and farm operations specialist for over 300 agricultural and horticultural entities, including fertilization and production SOP's for CEA, greenhouse, in-gro...see more

Operations Manager and Head Grower

Village Nurseries
2 years
Sep 2018 - Jun 2020
Managed a 250-acre horticulture farm with 150+ employees and 5+ million units in annual production, propagation, maintenance, and quality control. Supervised 8 department managers and s...see more

Production Manager

Village Nurseries
2 years
Sep 2016 - Sep 2018
Managed 125 acres of production and 75+ employees, ensuring inventory quality control, labor scheduling, and coordinating key operation supply vendors for production lines.

Graduate Student

Kansas State University
2 years
May 2014 - Jul 2016
Assisted in planting, maintenance, harvesting, and processing of wheat crops in greenhouse and field settings. Published thesis on the inheritance of wheat streak mosaic virus resistanc...see more

Assistant Manager

UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden
1 year
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
Provided technical assistance for nursery maintenance and production, including pesticide/herbicide application and directing nursery/greenhouse automated irrigation logistics.

Research Assistant

UC Davis Department of Plant Science
6 months
May 2012 - Nov 2012
Participated in the characterization of the dof gene in Solanum lycopersicum.

Research Assistant

UC Davis Department of Plant Science
3 months
Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
Studied the characterization of flowering time in Triticum aestivum.

Research Assistant

UC Davis Department of Plant Science
2 years
May 2010 - May 2012
Lead a research project investigating the bleaching effects on Medicago sativa.

Laboratory Intern

UC Davis Department of Pomology
3 years
Feb 2010 - Nov 2012
Studied the interaction between phenotype and resultant genotypes of Prunus persica. Assisted in data integration for RosBreed program.

Greenhouse Assistant

UC Davis Department of Plant Science
1 year
May 2009 - May 2010
Assisted in research greenhouse management and research projects, including characterization of Solanum lycopersicum phenotypes and pollination studies of Brassica oleracea.

Technical Sales

Wyntour Gardens
4 years
Sep 2005 - May 2009
Provided excellent customer service for a horticultural and vegetable nursery. Assisted in training all new personnel. Acted as salesperson, delivery person, and office worker. Maintain...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

Expertise

  • Team bulding
  • AgTech
  • Agriculture and Farming
  • Biotechnologie
  • Quality control
  • Fertilization
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Scaling Trial
  • Commercial Production