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Duncan Family Farms, Inc.

Geneva, NY

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  63
Begin date: 6/14/2024
End date: 11/22/2024
Crops include, but are not limited to, asparagus, cucurbits, sweet corn, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Romanesco, parsley, herbs. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Plant, cultivate and harvest fruits and vegetables for fresh-market and/or processing. Will use hand tools, including, but not limited to, shovels, hoes and knives. Work on planter, planting roots, seeds and bulbs. Spread plastic or other ground covering and clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil, weed and thin plants. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants, trellis/prune plants, and set poles and wires for vine plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops to harvest them. Tie vegetables in bunches or top them. Grade, size and field pack product. Apply pesticides, fertilizer and crop protectants. Place irrigation pipe and fittings. Considerable stooping and kneeling is required. Care must be taken to prevent damaging produce and plants. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and set up irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Setup and remove levee gates. To provide a safe and healthy crop, workers must have or will be trained in USDA GAP certification standards and must abide by those standards. Failure to do so will be grounds for dismissal. Dig and prepare ground. Cut rhizomes and store in cold storage until planting. Fill bins with potting soil. Plant rhizome pieces in pot and place pots in greenhouse. Sort plants and separate hop plants by untangling vine. Take care not to damage hop vine. Till soil and prepare field for planting. Plant pots in field. Remove broken or damaged poles and install a new pole. Manually remove weeds by hand or with digging tools. Fix loose/missing strings. Fix non-compliant acreage immediately. Manually remove drip tubing from plants and place at center of the hill to avoid damage. Roll, tie, and install tube with utility vehicle and tubing roller. Re-tie broken tubes to nearest string. Excess or repeated damage to drip tubes may result in suspension or discharge. Place bale cloth on the truck front and latch/unlatch truck. Cut bale cloth with heated knife. Clean and sweep baler floor. Track harvest information on sheet. Drive truck/tractor from field to picking machine. Workers will be required to harvest crops by hand and work in the fields for long periods of time. Workers will work in the packing house packing vegetables. Workers are expected to perform duties including boxing, weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading/ unloading trucks with product weighing up to and including 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural employment experience, preferably on a vegetable farm, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Continued on Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:  51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Duncan Family Farms, Inc.- NY Diversified Farmworker 3
Location:  Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:  +16023506028

Worksite Address:

Carter Road, Geneva, NY 14456

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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