Internship Application  03/10/20 8:05:47 AM

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns

GRETCHEN CORSON graduated from Kingsland High School in 2017 and lives in Wykoff, MN with her parents, Brett and Nancy and brother, Carleton. The family raises Boer goats, which Gretchen showed throughout her 4-H and FFA career. In the fall, Gretchen will be a junior at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, majoring in Ag Business with an accounting emphasis and an Animal Science minor.  She hopes to utilize her degree to obtain a career in the ag industry, specifically in finance.
MADALYN DOHLMAN graduated from Osage High School in 2018 and is currently at
NIACC and then will transfer to Iowa State for Vet Sciences. Madalyn is an agronomy intern for the summer and likes to show cattle and be involved with agriculture
MELODY GOSSMAN graduated from Southland High School in 2017 and from Northeast Iowa Community College in 2019 with an Ag Business degree. This fall she will attend Iowa State University majoring in Agronomy. Sarah is involved with the Soil Health Partnership and the Iowa Corn Growers Association. Her parents are Larry and Sarah.

JAYDEN HANSON graduated from Osage High School in 2018 and lives in Osage, IA. He is the son of Kevin and Stacy. This fall Jayden will be a sophomore at Iowa State University, majoring in Agricultural Systems Technology and Biosystems Management. After school he plans on using his degree to pursue a career in precision agriculture.
ADAM KOCH graduated from Osage High School in 2017 and this is his second summer interning with NCC.  He is the son of Rodney and Loretta and will be a junior at Iowa State University this fall.
MITCHELL OSWALD graduated class valedictorian from Blooming Prairie High School and attended the University of Wisconsin River Falls pursuing a degree in Agronomy. He grew up on a 450 acre farm of corn, soybeans, barley, and alfalfa at Brownsdale, MN.
KENDRA SCHULTZ graduated from United South Central in 2018 where she was an FFA officer and played basketball. She lives on an organic crop and livestock farm outside of Wells, MN.  Kendra is involved in Agricultural Business Club and the IHSA Equestrian Team at Iowa State University, where she will be a sophomore this fall in Ag Studies.

Northern Country Coop Agronomy Internship
An agronomy internship with Northern Country Coop will provide you with a wide range of hands-on experiences in the agronomy department. You’ll interact and work with agronomists in the areas of operations, precision ag, seed, and crop scouting.
What will I be doing?
  • Crop Scouting with electronic database
  • Weed & Insect Identification
  • Tissue Sampling
  • Maintenance on Northern Country Coop’s corn and soybean Answer Acre plots
  • Roadside field sign setup
  • Ground Truth Scouting various things
  • Chemical & Seed Delivery and customer pick ups
  • Attend in Field Training
  • Present Information in group meetings
  • Nitrate Testing
  • Individual Project with presentation on results
  • Soil sampling
  • Follow up on complete custom applied jobs
  • Identifying Xtend fields
Northern Country Coop Operations Internship
This internship is customized mainly to the spring and fall with possible summer work. Here you will learn the different operations that are needed for both grain and agronomy. These interns will learn to assist with normal day-to-day operations at Northern Country Coop and learn the skills necessary to work at the coop.
What will I be doing?
  • Obtaining your CDL
  • Dumping grain carts
  • Filling anhydrous tanks
  • Driving grain and tender trucks
  • Helping in the fertilizer plant
  • Managing the chemical shed
  • Filling chemical shuttles
  • Loading cars
Click here for an Internship Application
Please print, fill out and deliver application to:
Northern Country Coop
Attn:  Doug Frodl-Internships
P.O. Box 217
Stacyville, IA  50476-0217
Direct your questions to:
Doug Frodl at 507-402-0222
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