Weaver Popcorn Hybrids is seeking a hardworking, motivated individual to participate in a three-month summer internship. The Hybrid Production internship will offer the opportunity to work in all aspects of the popcorn seed production process.
You will gain experience in:
• The machinery, equipment, and timing of seed production.
• Conducting crop scouting reports (stand counts, weed, insect, and disease ID).
• Working with rogue and de-tasseling crew to maintain field purity (field counts).
• Collecting and compiling pollination data.
-Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in plant breeding, agronomy, horticulture, plant biology, or related field
-Valid U.S. driver’s license
-Reliable transportation to New Richmond, IN site (30 minutes south of Lafayette)
-Relevant coursework in agronomy, plant breeding, plant pathology, and genetics
-Ability to work independently and problem solve
-Attention to detail and excellent observation skills
-Reliable, honest, responsible
-Reliable hard working person (able to take direction and work alone)
-Willingness to learn and take responsibility for duties
If interested, please send a resume to email@example.com.