Intern – Crop Advisor (Scottsbluff, Nebraska)
Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) Overview: The SGS mission is simple: 'Delivering Solutions toGrowers'. With over 100 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs,Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural suppliesand precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions positionprovides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, cropprotection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products andconsultative services.
Summary: This Simplot Grower Solutions position provides customerservice 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, whoprovides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specificallyrecognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Companys financial goals andoperational objectives. We currently have a summer internship open at our Scottsbluff, Nebraska location. What's in it for you? This internship opportunity is designed to provide arealistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for futureemployment as a Simplot Crop Advisor.
This is your chance to learn firsthand about agronomicissues that impact yields and profitability and how to best serve the grower'sneeds in their particular growing area.
Essential Functions: This internship has been designed towork with multiple SGS locations in the Scottsbluff, Nebraska Area doing primarily thefollowing:
Soil sampling, plant sampling, product testing, productapplications, and field scouting in production agriculture areas.
Assisting crop advisors with seed and crop careactivities to also include computer input of fertilizer application tracking,scouting reports and other spreadsheets as needed.
Developing thorough knowledge and understanding of ourcomputer programs, product deliveries, inventory tracking, and safetyrequirements.
Assist Area Seed Marketing Advisor in plot trials Assist Area Technical Service Rep” with various product field development& product sales support functions.
Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred) Currently enrolled in an accredited university andcompleted at least freshman year
Valid driver's license
A farm backgroundor farm experience is preferred but not required
Overtime and weekend workduring busy season
We have spring semester, summer, and fall semesterinternships available for 2018-2019 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest andqualifications and submit with your resume via our online application processdescribed above.
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**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an EqualOpportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive considerationfor employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexualorientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protectedstatus.**