Crop Production Internship
About The Equity
The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!
About the Position
The Equity is seeking Crop Production interns who are pursuing a degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Agriculture Business, and related fields at a college/university. Candidates with strong communication skills, combined with a passion for agriculture, should apply.
The internship will expose students to many facets of ag retail, which will include, but are not limited to:
- Obtain a CDL and other licensing as needed
- Make deliveries of seed, fertilizer, and chemicals
- Custom application of fertilizer
- Scout fields for weeds, insects, and diseases
- Fill anhydrous ammonia tanks
- Work with salesmen and applicators to learn about their careers
- Participate in agronomy training sessions, field days, and internship program
- Build agronomy product knowledge regarding pests, chemicals, and fertilizers
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.
How to Apply
Submit resume and job application to Ryan Wermert at Ryan.Wermert@TheEquity.com
For more information about the Crop Production Internship, please contact Ryan Wermert, Agronomy Marketing Director, via email at Ryan.Wermert@TheEquity.com
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.
|Full-Time, Operations, Production, Agronomy
|Nearest Major Market
|Champaign, St. Louis, Terre Haute, Decatur