PTI Farm Intern Job

  • AGCO
  • US - IL - Tremont
  • 6 days ago

Company Name: AGCO

Location: Tremont, IL, US - 61568

Job Duration: 2021-10-13 to 2021-11-12

Overview

PTI Farm Intern

 

The Precision Planting PTI Farm is a 400-acre research farm located in Pontiac, IL.  This farm showcases Precision Planting Technology, Core Principles, and Planting Fundamentals on over 120 agronomy trials.  Throughout the summer, Precision Planting invites growers from all over the world to come and learn agronomy and experience the technology first-hand.  PTI Interns will receive hands-on experience in many different areas of agronomy at the Pontiac, IL location. This internship will focus on cutting edge agronomy and sound farming practices that are pertinent to today’s farmer.  We are aggressive and work hard, but you will have fun and be challenged technically.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Operate agricultural equipment to conduct product testing.
  • Perform daily field operations as needed such as tillage, planting, spraying, mowing, cultivating, fertilizer application.
  • Coordination, execution, and measurement of field-based product trials.
  • Maintain plots in good visual condition during the growing season through mowing, weeding, and tilling.
  • Assistance with installation of field trial equipment.  

 

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to speak to large groups
  • Video and/or photography skills
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds.

 

AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.