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Lennard Ag Co / Internship Opportunity - Howe, In and Samaria, MI

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Agronomy Internship - (Howe, IN and Samaria, MI, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Lennard Ag Company
Website:
http://www.lennardag.com

Please submit applications to lori@lennardag.com

Open Til: 1-Feb-2011
Industry Sector: Production/Farming
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD

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Lennard Ag Company is a family-owned, three-generations deep business that’s been producing and delivering quality vegetables and grain crop since 1947. Specializing in potatoes and corn we grow over 5200 acres. We combine strong industry traditions with cutting-edge agricultural practices, advanced technology, and the latest management practices. We look to share and pass on our knowledge of farming to others starting in the field. 

Our internship program offers students the opportunity to practically apply the knowledge they’ve learned in the classroom. We have great internship opportunities for three college students at our locations in Howe, IN and Samaria, MI. These would be full-time paid summer internships working directly under our Senior Agronomist.  Housing is provided.

Responsibilities: 

Field Scouting: 
Check potato plants in the field for insect, disease, and weed pressure 

Soil Moisture Monitoring: 
Check the soil moisture of the field at the different points and make recommendations as to the irrigation schedule 

Sample Collection: 
Collect Petiole and soil samples and participate in the result interpretations. 

Quality Control
Diagnostic tests, bruise testing, yield monitoring digs 

Requirements: 

• Must be currently enrolled in college and working towards a degree in agriculture or engineering 
• Must be an undergraduate going into their Junior or Senior year of college 
• Must be eager to learn, flexible & hard working

 

Please submit applications to lori@lennardag.com

 

Expires On

2/2/2011

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Created at 11/15/2010 11:20 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 11/15/2010 11:20 AM by Pava, Penny J.