Internship Application  05/11/20 1:16:37 PM

Meet Our 2020 Summer Interns

KOLTON ARNDORFER from LeRoy, MN is Northern Country Coop's Precision Ag intern.  He attends the University of Wisconsin River Falls majoring in Agricultural Studies.  This summer he hopes to learn a lo about soil sampling and testing.  He also hopes to learn a lot about digital mapping of fieldsa nd their soil levels/types.  After graduating from college, he hopes to attain a full-time position possibly as a precision ag specialist or an agronomist.  Long term he would like to start farming on the side.
SHELBY BLAKE from Osage, IA is interning at Northern Country Coop's Stacyville location. Shelby was born and raised in Osage and graduated from Osage High School in 2019. She is a sophomore at Iowa State majoring in Agricultural Business with a minor in Agronomy and an option in Finance.  Upon grauation, her goal is to become an Ag Lender/Loan Officer. She hopes to gain knowlege about agronomy as a whole during her internship with NCC. Shelby's family consists of parents Tim and Kathie and brothers, Ryan and Spencer.
DEVAN HACKENMILLER from Stacyville, IA is interning at Northern Country Coop's Stacyville location. Devan graduated from NIACC with an AA degree in Ag Business Management. He enjoys fixing things and working with farmers, and wouldn't mind applicating.  He aspires to work in the ag industry or maybe a shop setting full-time.
DAKOTAH PATTERSON from Toeterville, IA is interning at Northern Country Coop's Toeterville location. Dakotah graduated from St Ansgar High School in 2020. He is attending NIACC for Ag Operation and after graduating he intends to work in the ag industry and eventually farm.  His parents are Jamie and Jill Patterson.
EMILY SNYDER from Lanesboro, MN is interning at Northern Country Coop's Adams, MN location.  Emily graduated from Lanesboro High School in 2019. She participated in basketball, cross country, and was an FFA officer. Her family includes parents, Steve and Diane and brothers, Ben and Isaac.  She will be a sophomore this fall at Iowa State University.
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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