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Intern - Crop Advisor/Scout


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Job Title: Intern - Crop Advisor/Scout
Location: Beresford, SD, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Crop Scout
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD
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The SGS mission is simple: 'Delivering Solutions to Growers'. With over 100 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services.

 

Summary:

 

This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services. The position is led under the general direction of the Market Manager, who provides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specifically recognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Company’s financial goals and operational objectives. We currently have a summer internship open at our Beresford, SD location. 

 

What's in it for you?

 

  • This internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment as a Simplot Crop Advisor.
  • This is your chance to learn firsthand about agronomic issues that impact yields and profitability and how to best serve the grower's needs in their particular growing area.

 

Essential Functions: This internship has been designed to work with multiple SGS locations in the Beresford, SD area doing primarily the following:

 

  • Soil sampling, plant sampling, product testing, product applications, and field scouting in production agriculture areas.
  • Assisting crop advisors with seed and crop care activities to also include computer input of fertilizer application tracking, scouting reports and other spreadsheets as needed.
  • Developing thorough knowledge and understanding of our computer programs, product deliveries, inventory tracking, and safety requirements.
  • Assist Area Seed Marketing Advisor in plot trials.
  • Assist Area Technical Service Rep" with various product field development & product sales support functions.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred).
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university and completed at least freshman year.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • A farm background or farm experience is preferred but not required.
  • Overtime and weekend work during busy season.

 

Employment period:

 

  • We have full time Summer Internships available starting in the May/June timeframe of 2020.
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Job Post Date: 09/20/19
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