Agronomy Intern US - Arts Ranch, Oxnard/en-US/driscolls/job/US---Arts-Ranch-Oxnard/Agronomy-Intern_R0002206/apply About the Opportunity This Agronomy Internship will be a part-time (20h/week), 6-month internship, with a very strong training and educational component. Participants will work with other Global Ramp;D and Regional Senior Agronomists in Driscolls Research Testplots and Grower commercial fields, learning how to grow berry crops in substrate. The internship educational component includes attending several technical trainings and workshops and developing production research proposals. The experiential, hands-on, component of this internship includes collecting observations and records of plant nutrition and irrigation parameters, supporting the agronomy and research teams establishing research trials and demonstration plots and other responsibilities related to farming berry crops in innovative and advanced production systems nbsp; Responsibilities 1. Collecting data and observations on strawberry, raspberry and blackberry substrate crops 2. Regular interaction with applied research, plant physiology, pathology and entomology teams to learn crop cycles and growth measurements, and critical pests and diseases. 3. Scouts crops for disease and pest pressure. 4. Submit weather reports for assigned test plots. 5. Seasonal data analysis and final report submitted at end of internship. 6. Regularly and timely communicates with supervisor of any key actionable observations 7. Follows Company policies and practices while representing Driscolls in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions with employees, growers, etc. 8. Ensures the safe-keeping of Driscolls-owned varieties and confidential information. 9. Performs other duties as instructed by supervisor. nbsp; nbsp; Candidate Profile Recently graduated or soon to be graduated students from Horticulture or Plant Sciences degrees. Relevant college coursework in horticulture, botany and agronomy preferred. Internet and Microsoft Office computer experience, self-starter, independent, able to lift 40 pounds, ability to work in field conditions, ability to travel to production sites independently. Posted 4 Days AgoFull timeR0002206 Driscolls is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.nbsp; With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscolls is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries.nbsp; Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world. Driscolls exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners. Driscolls is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries. Please click here to get to the job listings page. __________________________________________________________ Driscollsnbsp;es el proveedor l�der en la comercializaci�n de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Ar�ndanos Azules en el mundo. Con m�s de 100 a�os de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll�s es una compa��a apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasi�n y confianza han guiado nuestra misi�n de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.nbsp;Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll�s han sido desarrolladas a trav�s de a�os de investigaci�n usando s�lo m�todos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro. Driscoll�s es la marca de confianza de s�lo las mejores Berries. Por favor haga clic aqu�nbsp;para ir al listado de las vacantes.