MiField Agronomy Intern - South Central FS, Inc. - Clay, Cumberland County, IL - Effingham, IL

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.


Job Summary:

Serves as the MiField Agronomy Intern under the direction of the Area Agronomy Manager. Utilizing data, information, and in-field observations to advance South Central FS’s go-to-market strategy to turn data into insights. Performs regular inspections of customer crop fields to monitor MiField trials. Responsible for analyzing MiField imagery, data support, and assisting with other agronomy technology functions. This internship creates opportunity to build experience with FS Crop Specialists, the Precision Ag department, and interact with grower customers. This opportunity will include hands-on skill development and experience with Precision farming, tissue sampling, in-field trial evaluations, sales experience, customer interaction and more.


Essential Functions (other duties may be assigned):

Work with crop specialist on utilizing MiField technology and discuss and deliver results with recommendations to customers.


Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology.


Monitor trials weekly and perform in-season assessments.


Complete tissue sampling of trial fields and others as needed.


Utilize drone and satellite imagery to collect data.


Successfully adhere to safety rules and company policies and procedures.  EHS, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures must be adhered to at all times.


All other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

Normally requires at least one year of college experience in an ag-related degree program.  Valid Driver’s License is required.  Ability to work extended hours when needed.

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