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Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021

Now Hiring: Agronomy Interns

Spring/Summer 2021

Locations: Aurora, Bladen, Blue Hill, Bruning, Cedar Bluffs, Elwood, Fremont, Hebron, Juniata, Maywood, Red Cloud, and Shickley

To apply please contact Steve Tietjen at stietjen@nordersupply.com

Role Purpose                                                                                                                                  

This internship is designed to develop agronomic skills and become versed in crop scouting techniques. Candidate will perform crop-scouting duties and learn the basics procedures about providing crop input recommendations. Interns will also be expected to complete all other duties as assigned by the

supervisor while displaying Norder Supply’s core values and to support our purpose of assisting our

customers in achieving maximum net return per acre.

Accountabilities                                                                                                                            

Primary Accountabilities

  • Perform stand counts and document field observations.
  • Perform weed, disease and insect identification.
  • Perform irrigation scheduling and recommendations.
  • Perform soil and plant tissue sampling.
  • Operate forklifts, scales, pumps, and all other equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Load/unload deliveries/shipments.
  • Assemble and install seed plot and field signs.
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining warehouse, grounds, and equipment.

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Critical Knowledge                                                                                                                       
  • General agronomic knowledge through school course work or prior scouting experience.
  • Knowledge of general farm production practices.

 Critical Skills                                                                                                                                  

  • Ability to adapt to different work environments.
  • Ability to demonstrate a team player attitude.
  • Ability to work long hours during peak periods.
  • Demonstrate basic math skills.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • The capacity to work independently.

 Critical Experience                                                                                                                       

  • Candidates pursuing a four-year or two-year agricultural major.
  • Candidates must have a good driving record

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