The Virginia Tech Department of Crop and Environmental Sciences is looking for a nutrient management intern. This individual will work with staff from the Division of Soil and Water Conservation of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) in its Staunton Regional office. The purpose of the project is to help farmers better gauge application of fertilizer and to help them to better target commercial and manure nutrient applications to meet crop needs. The resulting improved management of fertilizer application will increase farm profitability while also improving water quality. Job duties will include soil sampling and testing, GPS location of samples and other field and office work.
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