Assist the Plant Agronomist in the production of soybeans. Will be responsible for scouting and Integrated Pest Management duties including but not limited to: supply research studies, economic injury threshold evaluation, weed and disease identification, and crop progress reporting. |
The scout will play an important role in raising a quality and high yielding seed crop. The scout will be exposed to a number of duties performed by Dupont Pioneer management in the day to day activities of seed production. The scout will be assigned special projects as needed by management.
The scout will be responsible for learning Integrated Pest Management techniques and crop injury thresholds. The candidate will gain a great understanding of quality seed production techniques and what goes into producing a quality seed supply.
Education and Experience
Pursuing a degree in agriculture related field; freshmen/sophomore standing or above.
The scout must possess great communication skills, the ability to work with little supervision, basic knowledge of farming practices, and thorough attention to detail. The scout will be asked to scout fields as necessary. An agriculture background is preferred.
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