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    Summary

    This position is located with the Agricultural Research Service, Field Organization, Plains Area, Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory in Agricultural Systems Research Unit, Sidney, MT.

    In this position you will be responsible for assisting in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of technical duties, in a laboratory, field, or greenhouse environment. Performs routine and recurring techniques and studies using a variety of specialized equipment.

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    Responsibilities

    • Collects, prepares, evaluates, and verifies crop samples and supporting records.
    • Identifies common crop species (seeds, plant growth stages , etc.) supporting records. Scouts field and identifies yield-limiting problems.
    • Assists in the implantation of different phases of the research process by performing a variety of technical duties in a field setting.
    • Collects plant, soil and grain samples and prepares them for laboratory analysis by weighing, grinding and cleaning.Insert Major Duty/Responsibility Here
    • Identifies weed and insect pests and disease that affect common crops.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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