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Posted 18 December 2018.

Field Agronomist Intern

Job Posting #4268


Description of the Job

Job Title: Field Agronomist Intern

Company: Black Gold Farms

Location: Charleston, Missouri

Job Description: 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 with a flexible start and end dates, occurring at different times throughout the months of February through August. Interns will also have the opportunity to receive up to $800 in tuition reimbursement upon completion of the internship.

Deadline for Application: 2/28/2019

Description of Company

Company: Black Gold Farms

Company Description:At Black Gold, we strive to provide our employee’s work with a purpose. We recognize that our operation relies on many skilled and talented individuals doing many things right to successfully grow, harvest, sell and distribute our crops throughout the United States. We work on the farm, in the field, at the office and on the road. We do what we can to be good stewards of the land, good community members and good industry partners. Here at Black Gold Farms, we work hard to ensure that each person that is a part of our team is offered: an opportunity to grow personally and professionally, rewards that include more than earning a salary, impactful work that matters, a culture that includes being a part of our family and values that extend locally and globally.

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Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Tami Martin

Company: Black Gold Farms

Address: 1521 State Highway NN

City: Charleston

State: Missouri

Zip Code: 63834

Country: USA


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