Pinnacle Foods

Agricultural Field Intern

Location US-MN-Waseca
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At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.



Support the Agriculturalist with his/her job requirements


  • Support pea planting sub-contractors with field location, seed, instructions, etc.
  • Transport sweet corn seed to/from controlled climate storage location
  • Pass DOT health physical and complete Fleet Driving training course
  • Complete Background Check (effective 1/1/2015)
  • Complete all required company safety training
  • Move empty pea seed bulk bags from sub-contractors to Waseca and/or disposal location
  • Transport empty seed pallets back to Waseca
  • Deliver sweet corn seed to growers and satellite storage locations
  • Instruct growers on sweet corn planting procedures including, population, seed depth, etc
  • Stake field entrances with corresponding field marker
  • Mark field entrance with GPS coordinate
  • Scout pea and sweet corn fields for weed issues
  • Scout pea and sweet corn fields for pest issues (per IPM program guidelines)
  • Complete stand counts on pea and sweet corn fields
  • Sample pea and sweet corn fields for harvest maturity tracking
  • Instruct harvest crews about specific field conditions, entrances, special needs, etc
  • Transport equipment/personnel/paperwork as needed
  • Take germination samples on sweet corn carryover seed
  • Involved in various record keeping, paperwork, etc
  • Be trained and prepared to operate all inbound/outbound scale procedures
  • Ensure field stake and all other items are removed from field upon harvest
  • Count/confirm pea and sweet corn inventories
  • Ensure all company vehicle maintenance is current; notify supervisor of any issues



  • Good communication skills
  • Good interacting skills with growers, vendors and other Company plant and shop personnel 




  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Hold a valid driver’s license ( With a clean driving record)
  • Able to operate a forklift
  • Able to work weekends and overtimeEXPERIENCE:
  • Preferred experience in Agriculture a plus.  


Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.


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