Agronomist Internship

Crop Quest

Pratt,  Kansas

Crop Quest agronomist interns work directly with Crop Quest agronomists during the growing season (usually mid-May to mid-August) to gain hands-on crop production experience as a crop consultant. Many interns are given priority for full time agronomist positions upon completion of their Bachelor degree. Crop Quest offers a competitive monthly wage for their internship position.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Work Closely with Experienced Agronomist(s)
  • Perform Regular Field Checks & Diagnose Problems
  • Insect, Weed & Disease Monitoring
  • Monitor Soil Moisture Status
  • Irrigation Scheduling
  • Soil Sampling
  • Assist Producers with Equipment Calibration
  • Generating Computerized Detailed Field Reports
  • Other Duties as Necessary

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheets
  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills
  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Desire to remain updated with new agriculture trends and technology
  • Motivation to learn daily
  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day

Agronomist Intern Position Candidate’s Credentials / Experience:

  • Student pursuing a degree in agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, ag business, or other ag science course work
  • Applicant with background in agriculture will have advantages
  • Valid Driver’s License

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