Farmers Edge Summer Students - Precision Ag Research Fields in Lincoln, Nebraska

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 20 million acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making. Summer Student Precision Ag Research Fields Location:Term: 3 - 4 months with the possibility of extensionLooking for a summer internship in the Ag industry where you can learn how to be on the cutting edge of precision agriculture? Interns with Farmers Edge will have the opportunity to learn.Advanced precision agriculture platformsResearch setupsMonitor sensorsAg data processing skillsField navigating tools and softwareAgronomic knowledge Duties may include the following:Visiting agricultural research fields to monitor:Crops growth stageCrop disease, pests and weedsSoil moisture sensors and data loggersSoil parametersOther duties may include:Installation and maintenance of field lapse cameras, weather stations, soil moisture sensors, and data loggersPlant harvesting and processingData capture using different appsData processingOther related activities as needed Education and Experience:Students currently engaged in a BSc study program (min of 2nd year) or recently graduated with a BSc in Agriculture, natural science, or engineering.Grade "B" or "B-" or aboveMust be available for 14 to 16 consecutive weeksAble to travel throughout region, potentially overnightSuccessful candidates are detail oriented, have a research background and experience with agronomyValid driver's license with a reasonably clear driving record Note: Dependent on location, candidates may not need to fulfill the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Experience Award Requirements. Farmers Edge Story: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.