Double A Vineyards Farm Laborer in Forestville, New York
12 full time, seasonal H-2A jobs available 11/2/2020-6/30/2021..
Crops/Commodities: grape vineyards and nursery stock.
Work in fields. Prune, plant, and hand-harvest nursery stock. Weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies.
Grapes: Plant and cultivate grapes. Manage vineyard canopy to permit light and air circulation. Thin fruit and remove shoots, leaves and vines. Performs vineyard maintenance activities including but not limited to weed control and trellis installation and repair. Plant, cultivate and maintain nursery stock and/or bedding plants in condition for shipping and sale to customers. Pot seedlings or liners by hand or mechanical planter. Propagate plants from cuttings. Dig plants. Products must be handled carefully to prevent damage. Performs tasks under supervision in vineyard/winery operation. Thin fruit and remove shoots and vines. Tie vines to trellises.
*Minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience working in a vineyard handling manual tasks.
*Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping, extensive pushing/pulling.
*Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
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