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Crop Scouting Internship

Crop Scouting Intern

Job Overview

Crop scouting is the best way to learn about agriculture in an active hands on experience. You will learn about the diversity of agricultural practices and how that can impact a grower’s crop. A large part of this experience will be identifying weeds, pest, diseases and growth stages and creating recommendations to treat field issues. You will be responsible for communicating with your growers and supervisors to organize scouting and applications with branch managers. This is a great opportunity for anyone who sees a future in agriculture and would like to explore the complex system of agronomy.

Responsibilities and Duties
 Identifying pests, insects, weeds, and diseases in corn and soybean fields.
 Writing reports to farmers and coworkers
 Determining the right timing for applications of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides.

 Education Level: Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior standing
 Major: Any Agriculture Major

o Including, but not limited to: Plant Science, Agricultural Business, Agricultural
Systems Management, etc.

Please send a resume to:

Will Crawford
Agricultural Advocate

OR to:

Mikayla Engemann
Crop Scout