Agreliant Genetics, LLC

Plant Breeding Internship

US-IN-Lebanon
1 month ago

Overview

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest field seeds company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

 

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

 

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, Golden Acres, and Pride.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

Responsibilities

The internship is for students focusing on Plant Breeding and Genetics or Plant Pathology. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with planting.
  • Flowering note taking.
  • Disease inoculations.
  • Pollinating the corn nursery.
  • Training will be provided as well as exposure to on-site molecular marker lab used in our research.  

Hours will be M-F 8:00am-5:00pm with some Saturday work during peak season (early July to early August). A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and professionalism are required.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain firsthand experience and training in many facets of crop research. All interns benefit from frequent discussions with research associates and the PhD lead. Special projects for credit may be possible following discussions with your advisor.

 

 

 

Qualifications

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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