Dawson Farms

OUR TEAM

Office Staff (Phone: 701-327-1258)

  • Accountant: Mike Knuppe
  • HR/Data Control: Julie Agnew
  • Owner/Operator: Mike Sitzmann, Sr.
  • Owner/Farm Manager: Michael Sitzmann, Jr.
  • Shop Manager: Bryan 
  • Shop Mechanic: Jorge


Cattle Positions

  • Cattle Manager
    • Data input and record keeping for marketing and herd management purposes.
    • ​Calving
    • Herding
    • Haying
    • Data input of all hay put up for personal use and marketing purposes.
    • Pivot Grazing - high intensity grazing requiring frequent movement of cattle around a pivot and from one pivot to the next.  Position requires operating irrigation pivots to water pastures and fill water tanks.


Field Positions

  • Field Scout Intern
  • Irrigation Team (3 staff)
  • Seed Cutting Team
    • Line Leader
    • Line Checkers (4 to 6 staff)
    • Bin Piler
    • Truck Weigh Scale
  • Field Seeding Team
    • Wheat/Beans/Corn Seed Operator (2 staff)
    • Potato Seeder Operators (4 staff)
    • Field Truck Drivers (4 staff)
  • ​Harvest Team
    • ​Bin Piler
    • Potato Harvester (4 staff)
    • Field Truck Drivers (8 staff)
    • Potato Line Leader (2 staff)
    • Line Checkers (8 staff)
    • Bin Piler (2 staff)
    • Semi Truck Drivers (7 staff)
    • Combine Operator
    • Auger Operator
    • Bin Checker
    • Scale Operator