Crop Scout Intern

Crop Scout Intern

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Crop Scout Intern! Do you have a passion for agriculture and working with crops? Would you consider yourself reliable and detail-oriented? Then come join our team!

We are seeking a motivated individual who can work with our Precision Ag and Agronomy team to support our ag marketing strategy and plan. At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and an engaging internship geared for your success!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Assist Field Sales Agronomist with crop scouting, soil sampling, and agronomic problem solving.
  • Use integrated pest management techniques to determine treatment thresholds.
  • Generate written reports and present them to supervisor and/or customer.
  • Learn the features and benefits of all agronomy products and services, assist with over-the-counter sales, and assist with product delivery to customers.
  • Assist Field Sales Agronomist in maintaining the test plot.
  • Learn to perform warehouse and agronomy plant operations.
  • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid state vehicle license.
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year post-secondary program with an emphasis in agronomy or ag-related field.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.

Our Values:

  • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
  • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
  • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what’s right.
  • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Posted on

September 10, 2019