YieldPRO Interns inspect fields for weeds, insects, diseases, and other observations. These observations are then communicated back to the Keystone Cooperative team. YieldPRO Interns play an important role in the services offered by Keystone Cooperative to make timely, informed, and economical decisions.


Essential Job Functions

  • Create scouting reports that identify weeds, insects, diseases, growth stages, stand counts, and any field anomalies
  • Report observations to coordinators and region enablement leads
  • Utilize drones to make observations and collect data (select individuals)
  • Collect tissue samples and data from in-field trials
  • Create region scouting summaries from data collected each week



  • 100% travel in territory
  • 75% in fields, 25% in training/tours/events
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Weekly region meetings for scouting updates, summaries, and training
  • Required Experience/Skills
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time and under all weather conditions
  • Above average organizational skills, ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly
  • Complete work with little or no supervision in a timely manner; self-motivated
  • Education includes (but not limited to) students or graduates from a university or college agricultural programs, or other educations who are genuinely interested in working in the agricultural community
  • An agronomy background is advantageous but not necessary
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to use an iPad, GPS software, and field scouting equipment
  • Build Your Agronomy Career with Co-Alliance
  • Learn and develop agronomic knowledge that will provide a solid foundation in the ag industry
  • Gain experience using ag technology through reporting agronomic insights with Data On Touch Apps
  • Build your professional network by interacting directly with the Co-Alliance Team



  • Hourly (Competitive wage)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Earn your drone license through Co-Alliance
  • Incentives/Awards for interns who complete internship