Intern: Crop Scout (Summer 2018)
Location:
Park Rapids , Minnesota
Posted:
October 05, 2017
Reference:
11198BR
CHS Prairie Lakes - Park Rapids has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations division. We are looking for a Crop Scout Intern. You will work extensively with Country Operations Cooperative Customers monitoring fields to identify weed, insect, and disease problems. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

You will:
  • Assist Production Sales Specialists with crop scouting, soil sampling, and field agronomic problem solving.
  • Use integrated pest management techniques to determine treatment thresholds.
  • Generate written reports and present them to supervisor and/or customer
  • Learn the features and benefits of all agronomy products and services
  • Assist with sales and product delivery to customers.
  • Learn to perform warehouse and agronomy plant operations.
  • Learn how to maintain equipment and facility.
  • Assist other departments as needed.

Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Currently enrolled in Ag Business, Crop Science, or other Agriculture related degree program
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • Agriculture experience or background
  • Previous internship

A little about us:
CHS is proud to offer veterans a place to grow their careers. Driven by the values of the farm families who own CHS, our employees focus on helping farmers raise healthy crops.

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