Crop Scout Intern - Prairieland FS, Inc. - Rushville, IL

At Prairieland FS, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, FS believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.



Performs regular inspections of customer crop fields to monitor crop health and ongoing conditions. Provides inspection reports and customer service in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization.





  • Drives company vehicle to designated customer crop field locations.
  • Inspects fields using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques and GPS technology to identify weeds, insects, diseases, and other yield-limiting threats.
  • Documents and/or photographs all findings, completes inspection reports, and provides reports to agronomy specialists and customers.
  • Discusses results with the agronomy specialist and customers to answer additional questions and add value to the service.
  • Attends scheduled technical training sessions and meetings.
  • Assists with additional agricultural retail operational duties as time allows.





  • Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.
  • Responsible for operating and maintaining the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adhering to the uniform policy, and maintaining the appropriate professional image.
  • Follows GROWMARK s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health, and Safety, OSHA, and DOT policies and procedures as they apply.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 





Education and Experience


Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof and possesses a basic understanding of production agriculture.


Functional Competencies


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.
  • Must be able to walk crop fields and conduct visual inspections of crops.


Core Competencies


Demonstrates essential abilities, including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision-making, and skill development. 


Other Requirements


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Occasionally exposed or required to work in extreme weather conditions. (hot, cold, wet, etc.)





Prairieland FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission, and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. 


We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Prairieland FS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, always looking for hardworking individuals to join our team.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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