Black Gold Farms

Field Agronomist Intern

Location: Forest River, ND
Job Code: 43
# of Openings: 10

Description

Black Gold has a position open  for FIELD AGRONOMIST INTERN to assist at its Forest River, ND location. 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.
  6. Collaborate with engineering staff to develop testing plans for pivot/ soil monitoring systems
  7. Collect data from pivot/ soil monitoring systems to assist with irrigation management by monitoring field moisture, irrigation & rainfall amounts on a daily basis
  8. Generate reports on pivot/ soil monitoring systems to provide feedback to engineering and management team

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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