2022 Agriculture Technology Internship

About The Company

Chartered in 1919, The Equity is one of the largest independent agricultural cooperatives in Illinois. The Equity offers a broad range of products to fulfill our customers’ needs within the areas of Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and a Retail Store. Our market covers approximately 20,000 square miles with 23 different locations. The Equity strives to provide the best products, latest technology, and highest quality service.

The Position:

The Equity is seeking an Agriculture Technology Intern who is a pursuing a degree(s) at a four-year college/university with a major in agronomy, crop science, agriculture business, agriculture technology or related fields. Candidates with strong analytical and technical skills combined with a passion for agriculture should apply.
This internship will provide the opportunity to complete a research project validating the on-farm usage of ag technology. Internship experiences will include, but are not limited to:
  • Help the sales team understand and deliver value of Equity’s branded technology platform known as GO SMART
  • Assist Technology Manager in collecting planting and application data from growers
  • Track field performance of key customers using cutting-edge crop modeling tools
  • Obtain FAA Part 107-Remote Pilot certificate to commercially fly drones
  • Learn how to utilize geospatial data such as yield, soil, and NDVI imagery
  • Hands on experience with ag tech hardware such as planting monitors and drones
  • Gain understanding of the agricultural retail business

How To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and one letter of recommendation stating qualifications and experience.
Send application by email or mail to Ryan Wermert & Tom Waldhoff by November 19th.

Ryan Wermert
Seed & Agronomy Marketing Manager
201 W Roadway Ave
Effingham, IL 62401

Tom Waldhoff
GO SMART Manager
201 W Roadway Ave
Effingham, IL 62401

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.

Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.
Company Size 201-500
Industry Agriculture
Founded 1919
Job Segment Internship, Agronomy, Crop Science, Agriculture Business, Agriculture Technology
Nearest Major Market Decatur, Champaign, Terre Haute, Saint Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis

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