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L & M Farms Of Georgia, LLC

Moultrie, GA

H2A Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  45

Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest and field pack cucumber, bell pepper, chili peppers, broccoli, sweet potato, sweet corn, squash, cabbage, peas, eggplant and greens by hand and machine. Operate farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment including tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plant and harvest crops. Use hand tools such as shovels, tampers, pruning hooks, machetes, hoes and knives. Transplant crops by either riding on the back of a transplanter and feeding transplants carefully through fingers of the transplanter that places the plant into the ground and covers the root of the plant with soil, or by walking and carrying trays through assigned rows in the field while bending and stooping to carefully place the transplants into pre-dug holes and covering roots with soil. Bell peppers, chili peppers, peas and cucumbers will be manually harvested by walking through the field and picking into baskets, carrying full baskets to dumpers riding on trailers moving alongside rows, and dumping into bins on the trailer. Pick eggplant and squash by hand, field pack into boxes and load full boxes onto the back of trailers. Harvest broccoli according to supervisor’s instructions by walking down assigned rows, bending and reaching to cut mature broccoli using a sharp knife. Heads may only be cut if they are the correct quality and width, approximately 5-6 inches. Workers will then place the cut broccoli into boxes, carry and load their full boxes onto trucks that are moving through the field. Harvest greens by walking along assigned rows, bending, and cutting the base of greens, bunching, banding, placing tied bunches into boxes, carrying and loading full boxes onto trucks moving in front of group. Greens may require ice to be applied after placing into boxes. Palletize boxes of greens. Cabbage will be cut at the base using a knife and either tossed into bins or a bulk wagon, or placed into boxes weighing approximately 50 lbs. in the field and loaded onto trailers. Pack cabbage on line. Determine maturity level of produce quickly and consistently by color, feel and size and apply correct defect tolerance, handling and harvest standards as instructed by supervisor. Bed sweet potatoes into the dirt and place plastic paper over the beds. Use shovels to shovel dirt onto the beds that are covered with plastic. Remove paper from the beds and put a remake paper over the beds. After the potato plants sprout and come through the ground, cut the plants with a butcher knife. Place the plants into plastic crates. Load crates of slips onto a flatbed trailer. Ride a potato digger or harvester and pick up potatoes off of a chain, sort them, and place them into boxes on the digger while harvesting. Harvesting may also be done by hand in 50 lb. buckets. Sweet corn will be cut at the base using a knife and either tossed into bins or a bulk wagon, or placed into boxes weighing approximately 40 lbs. in the field and loaded onto trailers. Determine maturity level of produce quickly and consistently by color, feel and size and apply correct defect tolerance, handling and harvest standards as instructed by supervisor. Lay, tuck and/or remove plastic. Clean plastic of debris. Participate in irrigation activities including setting up, repairing, operating and maintaining drip and other irrigation equipment. Manually pull weeds, mow, weed eat and remove used stakes and string. Stake, string, tie, prune, sucker, thin and prune crops, as instructed by supervisor. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Clean fields when harvest activities are complete. Till soil. Clear and maintain fields and irrigation ditches. Workers in warehouse will stack, grade and pack produce into appropriate containers. Make boxes for produce. Operate forklifts for feeding packing line.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  Three months of farmwork experience required. Work involves repetitive walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting, lifting, carrying and loading up to 50 lbs. repeatedly. Physical stamina required. Work is outside and may be in extremely hot, cold, humid and/or wet conditions for extended periods of time.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  L & M Farms Of Georgia, LLC
Location:  MoultrieGA 31768
Telephone Number:  +19199818086

Worksite

Address:  319 Field Hwy. 319
        Moultrie, GA 31768

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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