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Internship: Agriculture

Location: Multiple Locations, Idaho
Type: Other
Min. Experience: entry-level

Job Description

Agriculture Research Intern
The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC. Multiple Locations, Idaho.

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is seeking an Agriculture Research Intern to assist in the growth and maintenance of Amalgamated Sugar sugarbeet leafhopper colony. Qualified candidates must be familiar with agriculture production, quality improvement, and plant health.

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is built on innovation and is a proud leader in the sugar industry and that can only happen with the best people. Qualified candidates need to be dynamic and have the ability to work successfully in a fluid environment.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Perform, as advised, experimental design, plot layout, planting and all cultural practices.

• Assist the Manager of Plant Health in collecting, organizing and analyzing relevant data.

• Prepare reports/information for publication.

• Prepare and distribute results to sugarbeet growers.

• Prepare and maintain fungal inoculum.

• Perform basic molecular and microbiological tasks.

• Maintain the beet leaf hopper insectary by providing continuous supply of feeder plants, increasing hopper population and pest management.

• Perform research projects in the greenhouse.

• Communicate orally and in writing. Read and understand oral and written procedures, and other company policies.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Currently enrolled as a Junior, or higher, in a related agriculture field (an emphasis in plant pathology, entomology, nematology or plant sciences and strong applied agricultural statistics is desired) at a 4-year college or university.
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