Posted: January 13, 2022

Students enrolled in Plant Science, Agroecology/Agronomy, Soil Science, ERM, Horticulture, Ag Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Ag Business are invited to participate in a
Student/Industry Career Workshop.

Sponsored by: The Pennsylvania Agronomic Education Society, as part of their Annual Conference

Date: Thursday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m.

Place: 118 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building (ASI)

The workshop is an excellent opportunity for you to meet and listen to key company personnel as they describe their day-to-day activities and give their perspective on future employment in their particular professions.  The speakers will discuss available internships and full-time employment opportunities. They will also give you their perspective on what they look for in potential employees and other useful information. For those of you still undecided about your plans after college, the workshop can be very helpful in learning about various career opportunities. There will be plenty of time for questions. Speakers will be from agrochemical companies and dealerships, seed companies and others, and will describe various aspects of crop and soil management professions.

Speakers include:

  • Kaycee Stephens, Corteva
  • Kyle Love, Helena Agri – Enterprises, LLC
  • Nick Hebrock, Stutzman Crop Consulting
  • Adriana Murillo-Williams, Penn State Extension
  • and others

Please feel free to stop by for some pizza and drinks and get some good information on prospective jobs.

So we can plan for food needs (or if you have questions about the workshop), please RSVP by January 19th to Dwight Lingenfelter at or 814-574-0203 (cell text #).

Additionally, you are invited to attend any or all of the educational sessions of the conference and learn the latest information in field crop production beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 20th and continuing through 1 p.m. Friday, January 21st at Wyndham Garden Hotel at Mountain View Country Club, Boalsburg, PA. There is no registration fee for students attending the conference. For details and schedule see: (click on “2022 PAES Conference” hotlink).