General Ag Internship

Green Cover
Iola, KS 66749
United States
Job Description

Do you want to learn the “behind the scenes” operations of a seed company and execute the processes of how the seed gets through the seed facility, put on a truck, and sent to growers all across the states? At Green Cover, we will provide you with a flexible opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a seed company while also giving you hands-on experience that will create opportunities for your future. Our General Ag Internship is focused, primarily, on the operations of our seed company and is dedicated to giving you real-life experience while you explore career opportunities in the Agriculture Field. 

What winning looks like: 

  • Learn and Execute the Order Fulfillment Process 

  • Follow all safety, health, and other company rules

  • Communicate and collaborate with your mentor and managers. 

  • Operate Seed handling and mixing equipment conveyors, augers, etc

  • Understand the logistics process behind shipping seed

  • Help our team fill 50 lb bags with seed and stack them manually on pallets

  • Help Plant and maintain cover crop demonstration plots with 100 varieties

  • All other duties as assigned

Skills needed to win: 

  • Flexibility to work overtime when possible, 

  • Ability to bend repetitively, kneel and walk long distances while working in a non-climate controlled environment and outside in inclement weather 

  • Valid Driver’s License 

  • Ability to work in confined spaces or at heights above ground level 

  • Ability to learn technology associated with each business unit

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Must be collaborative, results-oriented and possess strong critical thinking skills

  •  Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and constant change 

  • Analytical problem-solving skills