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Farm Manager Intern

Company: Syngenta Global
Location: Slater
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

About this Job: - -We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Seeds Development team is currently seeking a Seeds Operations Intern in Slater, IA. The purpose of this role is to introduce the intern to Trialing and Seed Production Operations. Gain experience by taking responsibility of selected field production operations in support of producing a supply of high quality seed and data. - The intern will take on several roles based upon seed production practices and yield trial data. -As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you'll get: - -

Competitive wages - -Ongoing career development resources - - -The opportunity to work on meaningful, innovative projects that solve problems -A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs -Estimated Duration: May 2023-August 2023 -You will: -
Function as an integral member of a team responsible for producing, packaging, and organizing physical seed. While also supporting planting, notetaking, harvesting of Yield Trials and seed production breeding nurseries -Receive exposure to Operation and Trialing activities, allowing you to apply academic background and assist in the department activities from nursery trial design, preparation, maintenance, harvesting, lab tasks, and data analysis -Support efforts to maintain integrity of seed inventory, packaging, field layout, pollinating and data collection -Perform hand pollinations and aid in supervising seasonal labor during pollination -Perform phenotypic evaluations prior to, during and after pollination -Effectively communicate regularly with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities -Perform all tasks and behave in a manner compliant with and in support of all safety and stewardship related company policies and practices, including completing all required company training courses -

Keywords: Syngenta Global, Des Moines , Farm Manager Intern, Executive , Slater, Iowa

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