Farm Management Intern


Description

As a Farm Management Intern at Summit Agricultural Group, you will be exposed to multiple aspects of farm management, specifically enhancing property value and returns through added improvements, implementing new technologies to help improve productivity and profitability of farm and provide first class customer service to internal and external clients. The position is responsible for managing projects and completing tasks in an accurate and timely manner. The position will be based at our Alden, Iowa headquarters.

Internship Program

Summit’s internship program is tailored to give you a unique experience while allowing you to grow in your area of study. You’ll be expected to work hard and think with an
“entrepreneurial spirit” in order to contribute your ideas for improving Summit’s businesses. While you will report to the Ag Fund Manager, your overall experience will be overseen by our Internship Program Coordinator, who will help to ensure a successful internship experience for you. At the end of the summer, you will be asked to present a comprehensive presentation to Summit’s management team outlining the experiences, results and accomplishments you experienced during your time in the program.

Within Summit Agricultural Group’s paid internship program there will be opportunities to explore other departments, grow your professional network, engage in multiple lunch and learns and after work events!

Responsibilities 

  • Assist with the planning and coordinating of land improvements projects such as tiling, demolition, waterway construction, etc. to add value and profitability to the land
  • Take a leadership role in special projects related to farm analysis and valuation
  • Support management team with growing season reporting and updates to clients
  • Assist in managing yield maps, soil tests and other farm data reports
  • Monitor and maintain records for conservation program compliance
  • Review lease terms and gain exposure to the negotiations of new lease terms as desired by ownership.
  • Assist clients with tax assessments, process for paying property taxes, reviewing and maintaining insurance on farm assets
  • Compile and organize crop input information Recommend lease alternatives based on enterprise budget analysis

Requirements

  • Sophomore or above studying agricultural business, agricultural studies, or a related degree
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial environment
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Powerpoint

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Posted on

September 7, 2023