Cover Crop Research and Sales Intern

Green Cover
Bladen, NE 68928
United States
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Job Description
Green Cover is seeking a Cover Crop Research and Sales Intern for our Bladen, Nebraska location.

At Green Cover, we are dedicated to innovation and experimentation as a leader in the Cover Crop industry. We are continuously trialing a diverse range of cover crop and forage options in our test plots to benefit our customers. In the upcoming 2024 growing season, we are set to plant approximately 100 individual cover crops species and numerous seed mixes. Green Cover will host our annual summer field days August 6th and 9th, where we will invite hundreds of customers and industry people to view the plots and learn from what we are doing.

As a member of the sales team, the Cover Crop Research and Sales Intern will take part in many of the job aspects that our sales representatives do everyday. You will receive training on various cover crop species, equipping you to make recommendations and answer questions about cover crop implementation. You will be a brand ambassador for Green Cover by attending several field days and conferences alongside other members of the sales team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with planting test plots.
  • Perform data collection activities including biomass samples, sap testing and soil sampling.
  • Contribute to weed management activities.
  • Learn the Green Cover sales process to assist customers with cover crop questions.
  • Assist in the preparations for the Green Cover summer field days in August.
  • Respond to customer inquiries via email and online help ticket tools.
  • Represent Green Cover while attending field days and farmer meetings.
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to capture pictures and videos of plants for both educational and promotional purposes.
  • Complete a summer internship project and present the project to the sales team.
  • All other duties as assigned



Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or authorized worker
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to Lift 50 lbs
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interests in cover crops and regenerative agriculture.
  • Pursuing a degree in agriculture-related field.
  • Able to relocate to Bladen Nebraska for the summer.



Benefits

  • Housing provided
  • Flexible schedule
  • Get paid while learning
  • Great company culture and support


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