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Agronomy Operations Intern 

Description

Real World Experience Compliments Classroom Learning

United Farmers Cooperative's internships are designed to give students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-related experiences. Gaining real world experiences also helps the participants to make more informed career choices, which will result in higher job satisfaction and higher productivity.

Our internships are paid programs that coordinate with the students' schooling. Summer internships are available along with shorter seasonal internships. Interns will be assigned a mentor to assist them. Recruitment for summer interns is done in the fall with the goal of hiring decisions to be made by late winter.

Primary Objectives of the Position:

Delivers chemicals and fertilizer to custom applicators.

Applies fertilizer and chemicals to customer's fields at specific rates determined by Agronomy Operations Supervisor, Agronomy Sales Specialist or Agronomy Team Manager.

Applies and delivers anhydrous ammonia.

Communicates with patrons and employees in a manner that will create support and loyalty for United Farmers Cooperative.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  1. Responsible for accurately mixing chemicals in accordance with manufacturers requirements.
  2. Delivers fertilizer and chemicals to custom applicators.
  3. Responsible for the maintenance of Agronomy equipment.
  4. Responsible for proper calibration of meters to assure accurate mixing results.
  5. Follows company safety programs and wears personal protection equipment as required.
  6. Keeps records and maps of all spraying applications.
  7. Assist other departments within UFC as needed.
  8. Attends appropriate training sessions as part of programs of continuing education.
  9. Other duties as assigned
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Agronomy Operations Intern  
Location Winthrop Agronomy  
About the Organization United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) is a farmer-owned cooperative that was formed as the Cooperative Creamery Association of Lafayette in 1915 in the town of Lafayette, Minnesota. Over the next 100+ years of business, UFC would undergo many changes to meet the evolving needs of members in a changing world. Since its start in 1915, UFC has grown from one location and two employees to over 300 total employees with multiple locations serving members across several Central Minnesota counties. Today, UFC is an innovative and diverse cooperative striving to meet and exceed its members expectations through several business units including United Natural Gas, Agronomy, Energy Ag Equipment, Grain Handling Systems, Feed and Grain.  

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