AGR 109 Week 4 and Week 5 Notes
AGR 109 Week 4 and Week 5 Notes AGR 109
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Date Created: 10/04/16
Week 4 & 5 Week 4: 9/15 GROWMARK PRESENTATION – Amie Hasselbring, University Relations Recruiter, GROWMARK Our mission To improve the long term profitability of our members – owners (customer owned) Our vision To be the best agricultural cooperative system in North America Cooperative System: Owned by those who use our products and services (stock holders that have say in how the company runs) GROWMARK Facts Sales Volume - $8.8 million Over 7,000 employee system wide (about 500 in Bloomington, IL) Headquarters in Bloomington, IL Over 7,000 employee system wide (about 500 in Bloomington, IL) o Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Canada, and new Pennsylvania Products are unique to their territory Company Name 1980 GROWMARK o Help customers grow and market GROWMARK Agronomy Provides: o Custom App o Seed o Marketing o Crop Nutrition o Crop Protection o Precision Planting GROWMARK Energy Fourth largest propane provider (Residential) Refined and renewable fuel Lubricants Fleets Commercial Grain Drying Electronic Payment Systems (credit card processing) GROWMARK Facility Planning Grain Systems Equipment (bought in bulk to sell cheaper to customers) GROWMARK Grain Systems Merchandising Risk Management GROWMARK Logistics Truck Rail Barge Internships 1. Exploring Agriculture Program (IL & IW) Community college 2. GROWMARK Internship Program Junior through senior year (credit wise and before graduation) Paid, 12 weeks long Business focused project Three meetings o Orientation – Bloomington (6 weeks) o Mid-Summer – Wrigley Field o Conclusion – Present Project Networking Scholarships (5 are awarded to a range of 40 interns) Goal: to provide hands on experience and fill full-time positions GROWMARK Opportunities Controller, Communications, Agronomy, IT, Supply Chain, Finance, Salesperson, Accounting, Energy, Human Resources, Customer Services, Representative How to Apply? www.growmark.com/careers For More Information www.growmark.com www.fssystem.com OR Contact Amie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (309)557-6069 Week 5: 9/22 ADM Presentation – Ashley Wall Paid Internship (includes paid housing) Some of their workers have no agriculture background experience There’s ADM locations everywhere ADM makes food, feed, and fuel
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