Black Gold Farms

Field Agronomist Intern

Location: Columbia, NC
Job Code: 36
# of Openings: 10

Description

Field Agronomist Intern

Black Gold has a position open  for FIELD AGRONOMIST INTERN. This position will assist with raising high quality, profitable potatoes through the duties described below.

1. Collect data and generate reports from information gathered through scouting and tissue
collection
2. Familiarize themselves with the stages of potato plant growth, potato insects, diseases and
weeds
3. Assist with crop yield and quality monitoring
4. Participate in seed cutting monitoring and seed placement during planting
5. Assist with irrigation management by monitoring field moisture, irrigation & rainfall amounts
on a daily basis

Candidates should be pursuing an agricultural related degree. Experience working with potatoes is not required. Applicants must be able to receive a private pesticide applicator's license. This is a paid internship occurring at different times throughout the months of January through August. Interns will also have the opportunity to receive up to $800 in tuition reimbursement upon completion of the internship.


 





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