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Posted 23 January 2019.

Field Agronomist Intern

Job Posting #4278


Description of the Job

Job Title: Field Agronomist Intern

Company: Black Gold Farms

Location: Rhodesdale, Maryland

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.

Qualifications: 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.

Deadline for Application: 5/31/2019

Description of Company

Company: Black Gold Farms

Company Description:Are you looking to gain the knowledge and skills required to enter your future career? Black Gold Farms invites you to grow and learn with us! Internships provide a real world experience to promote academic and career development, and at Black Gold, we strive to provide our intern's work with a purpose. You will have the opportunity to work with many skilled and talented individuals, while assisting with some of our daily operations so that we are able 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. Black Gold Farms has been in operation for over 85 years. The company has evolved into a global industry leader in potato production, sales and service. Please join us in serving our customers, sustaining our business, and feeding the world!

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Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Tami Martin

Company: Black Gold Farms

Address: 5615 Rhodesdale Vienna Road

City: Rhodesdale

State: Maryland

Zip Code: 21659

Country: USA


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