Job Opportunities

Ag Research Intern

Buckeye Ag is currently seeking candidates for our 2021 Internship Program!

  • Who: Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in agriculture

  • When: Spring/Summer 2021

  • Where: Based out of Troy, Ohio (housing options available if necessary)

About Our Internship Program:

We offer a hands-on, educational experience conducting field research. Interns are involved in nearly every step of executing field trials. They are given opportunities to learn about agronomy, current products being used and tested for crop production, research equipment, and research trial execution. Our interns also get the opportunity to meet and interact with industry leaders. On a daily basis, interns may be involved with planting, spraying, seed treatment, soil and plant sampling, data collection, and aerial imaging.

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to interns@buckeyeagtesting.com

Research Associate I

Research Associate I

Buckeye Ag Testing is a family owned contract research organization specializing in small plot field research in corn, soybeans, and wheat. We are currently seeking a research associate to assist in executing field trials. This position will participate in every aspect of field trial activities, including: 1) Research protocol planning; 2) Field operations involved in planting, maintaining, and harvesting trials; 3) Trial applications (in-furrow/2x2, sidedress, top dress, spraying, dry fertility, etc.); 4) Leading junior field crews for data collection and sampling; 5) Communicating with leadership and clients on trial status and observations; 6) Managing inventory.

 

Location: Troy, Ohio

Job Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's

Experience: 0-5 of experience in related field

Overnight Travel Required: No

 

Job Description/Primary Duties:

  • Support all trial activities

  • Operate, maintain, repair field research equipment

  • Perform trial applications

  • Collect data and samples as specified in research protocols

  • Manage activities of junior field crews as needed

  • Field scouting for crop growth stage and overall condition

  • Assist with product inventory and record keeping

  • Aid in creating improved efficiency

  • Support general farm maintenance operations

  • Buckeye Ag Testing will support acquisition of CDL and Pesticide Applicator's License

 

General Expectations:

  • Maintain high degree of ethical standard and trustworthiness

  • Strictly adhere to safety protocols and lab procedures

  • Attention to detail

  • Well organized

  • Capable of working with technology

  • Ability to be flexible and embrace change

  • Successful at communication

  • Deal with conflict in a direct, positive manner

  • Ability to solve problems

 

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to info@buckeyeagtesting.com

About Buckeye Ag Testing

Buckeye Ag Testing is a family owned contract research organization located in western Ohio. We specialize in small plot field research in corn, soybeans, winter wheat, alfalfa, and sorghum. We offer a wide selection of research services, including, 1) Variety/Yield trials; 2) Fertility trials - 2x2, In Furrow, Dry Fertilizer, Foliar, Side Dress, Top Dress; 3) Seed Treatment; 4) Pesticide Efficacy; 5) Regulated Trials.