CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding

Report
Agriculture Opportunities for
Future Graduates
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Major Agrium Retail Acquisitions
Agrium is a major retail
supplier of agricultural
products and services in
North and South America
and a leading global
producer and marketer of
agricultural nutrients and
industrial products.
1993
Crop Production Services
1995
Western Farm Services
1995-2000
Argentina
2006
Royster-Clark
2007
ADM (Kansas Locations)
2008
UAP
2009
Agriliance (TX/NM Locations)
2009-2010
CPS Canada
2010
Australia- Landmark
2013
Viterra
A key differentiator of Agrium is that they are the only
publicly traded company that crosses the entire
agricultural value-chain.
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Global Presence
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
CPS local facilities
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Ag Degree Statistics
• Graduation rate of Plant/Agronomy based Ag
Degrees has been decreasing at a rate of 3.5%
nationally/year since 2010
• By 2018, the post secondary system will have
produced 3 million fewer grads then what the
market needs
• The industry requires 54,400 new grads from
2010-2015 to keep its current labor market,
current labor output is estimated at 53,500
Ag Source 1; White Paper Series.1- Worker Shortages, M.Smith 2013
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
What makes a good candidate?
1.
2.
3.
4.
Hardworking
Passionate about Agriculture
Sociable/Personable
Competitive
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
The Expertise of a PCA
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Weed Resistance
Organics
Seed Selection
Nutrient Management
• Irrigation Practices
• Environmental Stewardship
• Spray Patterns
• Water Characteristics
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
"We are committed to being the leading provider of agricultural
inputs in each of our markets. We will attract and retain outstanding
employees by motivating and rewarding them for their
accomplishments in providing exceptional service to our valued
customers."
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Trusted partners leading the next
generation of agricultural
solutions that feed the world
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Agrium’s Sustainability Vision
feed the world responsibly
Our vision to help
means
not only helping to grow more food, but to do it in ways that protect the environment,
support economic vitality, and enhance communities.
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
“It’s a tie between the relationship I have with
employees are
passionate
innovators
at the forefront
my growers,
and the
freedom I have.”
CPS
of
environmentally-friendly
and carry
a AB
reputation in
Katie Cowie, technologies
Crop Production Advisor,
Vauxhall
the marketplace for developing and delivering premium quality
products with unsurpassed customer service.
“The freedom to run my business the way I want and being able to employ
my staff knowing that by doing my job, their job and families are stable.”
Issac Salcido, Branch Manager, Great Falls MT
“I’m spending time outdoors, I’m not stuck in an
office- the fields are my office”
Ross Cohelo, Summer Field Scout, Five Points CA
“I’m constantly improving my customer’s yields…. It’s satisfying
to know that I am helping them achieve these results”
Lindsay Fletcher, Manager of Agronomic Services, Southern AB
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Internships
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Internships…. The fine print
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”
Questions?
Rae Westersund
West Region Training and Recruiting
(559)232-8521
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/CPSWestRegion
CPS Mission Statement- “….We will attract and retain outstanding employees….”

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