Field Solutions Summer Associate
Bayer CropScience is looking for a Summer Associate to assist the Field Agronomist in conducting research trials focusing on plant protection products and seed traits in row crops.
The position is located in northeast Kansas near Wamego with travel required to various trial locations throughout the state.
Potential duties will include:
-Plot establishment: flagging, pesticide mixing and application, soil sampling,
-Data collection: stand counts, crop response, weed/insect/disease control evaluations, data entry into computer systems.
-Plot tour preparation and support.
-Machinery operation: planting, spraying, mowing, harvesting, equipment maintenance, assist with loading and hauling equipment to research sites.
The candidate must be able to work independently or as part of a team and must be able to physically perform field duties (including lifting up to 50 lbs.) under highly variable conditions. Working conditions often include exposure to potential allergens including dust and pollen. Good communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner is required. May operate farm equipment as part of the job. Experience on a farm or agricultural background is preferred. A valid and unrestricted driver’s license is required. The candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen, and motor vehicle check. Salary is dependent on education and experience.
Interested students should send a resume to email@example.com or call Tate Castillo at 785-213-8979.