CFAES Give Today

Department of Animal Sciences


AGCO Livestock and Forage Internship Opportunity

The Agronomy and Farm Solutions team at AGCO is driven to enhance farm value through science and engineering by connecting sensors and machines to plants and soils. This will more effectively manage genetics, crop protection products, fertilizers, and other machine-centric farm operations thereby increasing yield and reducing waste. The primary focus of this internship opportunity is to assist the North American Agronomy and Farm Solutions team execute and collect data from field research trials. The successful candidate will support research trials that are a part of the development process of new technology to ensure agronomic challenges are identified, along with trials that evaluate customer ROI and best management practices using existing products. The intern will gain valuable experience in, but not limited to, new hay machine technology, soil compaction and management, best practices for hay harvest and management, and forage quality and its relation to livestock nutrition. Focus product lines include mowing, raking, and baling equipment. Although the position may at times require additional travel, most work will be spent in the Midwest (central Kansas area). The ideal candidate would be based remotely in the central Kansas region in order to frequently visit research trials in neighboring states. Field work will be primarily held in the Hesston, Kansas and surrounding area and housing is not included.
More information and the application can be found here