2022 Agronomy 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 Agronomy Interns who are pursuing a B.S. degree(s) at a four-year college/university with a major in agronomy, crop science, agriculture business and related fields. Candidates should have strong communication skills, with the capacity to pay attention to detail, think analytically and work independently.

The internship will expose students to the many facets of ag retail, which include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with locations to carry out day-to-day operations
  • Complete a research project, analyzing the results and present the findings
  • Scout fields for weeds, insects, and diseases
  • Work with salesmen to learn about their careers
  • Participate in weekly supervisor meetings, agronomy training sessions, field days, and internship development program
  • Build agronomy product knowledge regarding seed, pests, seed treatments, adjuvants, micronutrients, chemicals, and fertilizer

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 by November 19th.

Ryan Wermert
Seed & Agronomy Marketing 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, Agronomy Management
Nearest Major Market Decatur, Champaign, Terre Haute, Saint Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis

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