Share this Job

PTI Farm Intern

Date: Feb 1, 2023

Location: Pontiac, IL, US

Company: AGCO

PTI Farm Intern


Precision Planting is an innovative company that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways.  In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally.  Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world.  Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth.  We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork.  If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.  


The Precision Planting PTI Farm is a 400-acre research farm located in Pontiac, IL.  This farm showcases Precision Planting Technology, Core Principles, and Planting Fundamentals on over 120 agronomy trials.  Throughout the summer, Precision Planting invites growers from all over the world to come and learn agronomy and experience the technology first-hand.  PTI Interns will receive hands-on experience in many different areas of agronomy at the Pontiac, IL location. This internship will focus on cutting-edge agronomy and sound farming practices that are pertinent to today's farmers.  We are aggressive and work hard, but you will have fun and be challenged technically.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Operate agricultural equipment to conduct product testing.
  • Perform daily field operations as needed such as tillage, planting, spraying, mowing, cultivating, fertilizer application.
  • Coordination, execution, and measurement of field-based product trials.
  • Maintain plots in good visual condition during the growing season through mowing, weeding, and tilling.
  • Assistance with installation of field trial equipment.  


Additional Skills:

  • Ability to speak to large groups
  • Video and/or photography skills
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds.


AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Segment: Sustainable Agriculture, Summer Internship, Scientific, Agricultural, Intern, Agriculture, Entry Level, Engineering