Internship agronomic position, DENMARK Job

  • AGCO
  • Denmark - Randers NØ
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: AGCO

Location: Randers NØ, DK

Job Duration: 2021-11-23 to 2021-12-23

Overview

Internship agronomic position, DENMARK

“How farm equipment are impacting yield and sustainability goals on farm level?”

AGCOs agronomy team are constantly doing in field studies with current and future farm equipment. Two concreate projects for the agronomy intern are sprayer and tillage focused. Below is a short description of the “Strip-till” project:

 

Strip-till tillage technology offers some appealing solutions to reducing farmers tillage cost and at the same time reduced environmental impact. The challenge are that strip-till must not compromise the yield. AGCO offers a range of tillage implements and planters designed for strip-till and no-till farming. The scope of the project are to test AGCO strip-till implements and planters under European conditions and compare the results to conventional practice.

Position duration: 6 months (flexible start and end dates) Duration are flexible depending on study plans.  

Salary: Follows Danish standards for interns.

Position Location: Denmark, Randers. Field activities throughout Europe so some travel activity can be expected.

Position Duties:

Assist AGCO agronomists with regional field studies, including; farm equipment preparation & operation, equipment transport & field operations such as planting and tillage.

Execute foliar tissue samples, root ratings, stand counts and other metadata collection as necessary.

Responsible for accurate mixing and application of fertilizer per blend sheet specifications.

Responsible for timely execution of assigned trial plot protocols.

Work safely following safety rules, regulations, and personal protective equipment requirements.

 

Position Competencies and Qualifications:

Pursuing a master or bachelor’s degree, preferably in an agricultural related major or program but not required.

General knowledge of crop growth and development. Satisfactory level of technical knowledge in agronomy, ag technology, and crop sciences preferred.

Basic math skills, attentive to detail, and able to work without direct supervision.

Ability to work extended hours during peak busy seasons.

Driver license are required.

 

Professional Skills:

Excellent communication, writing and critical thinking skills.

Able to explicitly follow directions and proven record of following-through on projects and work duties.

Manage time and effectively prioritize and implement projects and general work tasks.

Give and receive feedback, work collaboratively, exhibit effective social and interpersonal communication skills.

Resourceful and innovative in finding solutions to problems.

Flexible and adapt to changing business surroundings.

 

Contact information:

Jens Christian Skov Jensen

Agronomist M.Sc., Fuse EME

AGCO A/S

Cell:+45 51148910

Dronningborg Allé 2

DK-8930 Randers NO, Denmark

jc.jensen@agcocorp.com

 

 

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.