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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/13/2019
Job Category:
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry
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Agricultural Intern
Seneca Foods | Montgomery, Minnesota
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Job Description

Seneca Foods Corporation of Montgomery, MN, a food production and distribution center located approximately 35 miles southwest of the Twin Cities metro, is seeking an Agricultural Intern for its 2019 season.

This internship is geared toward current or recent undergraduate students. Internships typically run from June-September but are flexible with school schedules.

Qualifications:

* Good attention to detail and accuracy.
* Willingness and ability to function in a team environment.
* Strong communication skills.
* Current or recent undergraduate student status.
* Background in Ag Business, Farm Management, or related experience preferred.

Job Duties:

* Exposure to crop management, weed control, and record keeping.
* Procurement of raw product from a grower base to meet plant production goals.
* Look for opportunities to reduce costs and enhance overall operations. Study procedures and make recommendations for improvement.
* Assist Field Representative with day-to-day management of field operations.
* Communicate with land owners, growers, equipment dealers, and material suppliers.
* Other duties as assigned.

About Seneca Foods

Seneca Foods Corporation is principally engaged in food processing operations. The Company manages its business on the basis of two reportable segments-the primary segment is the processing and sale of fruits and vegetables and secondarily the processing and sale of fruit chip products. These two segments constitute the food operation. The food operation constitutes 99% of total sales, of which approximately 80% is vegetable processing, 19% is fruit processing and 1% is fruit chip processing. The non-food operation is mostly trade sales of cans and ends, which represents 1% of the Company's total sales. The Company's principal branded products are its Libby's canned fruit and vegetable products. The principal products include canned fruits and vegetables, frozen vegetables and other food products. The products are sold to retail and institutional markets. (Source: 10-K)

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