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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Land O'Lakes - Marketing Communications Intern

Winfield Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes Inc., is an industry leader in crop protection and farm seed products, providing insights and expertise in this area. Our brands include AgriSolutions™ crop protection products and CROPLAN GENETICS® seed.

The intern will assist marketing and sales staff with the promotion of the CROPLAN
GENETICS Seed and AgriSolutions Crop Protection Product brands. Projects will include websites, advertising, direct mail,communications and developing support
materials. Will also assist marketing and sales staff with the promotion of the
Answer Plot Program.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education
Candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to think creatively and handle multiple projects; and desire to learn and gain marketing experience. Candidates should have a strong interest to work in Agriculture marketing after graduation. This internship will be a fulltime summer intern; May – Mid-August. This position will be located at the Land O’Lakes, Inc. office in Shoreview,MN.

The candidate should be working towards a 4 year degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Advertising, Agricultural Journalism/Communications or
a related degree. Must have already completed a previous internship and have
a strong desire to pursue a career in Agriculture or Agronomy.

Required Competencies & Other Skills
Strong computer skills a must (Word, Excel,PowerPoint); strong verbal and written
communication skills; presentation skills in front of groups; able to think creatively; able to handle multiple projects; desire to learn and gain experience; attention to detail. In addition, must be able to travel frequently; lift 50 lb bags of seed; and work with chemicals and applications in a safe
manner.

Preferred Experience & Education
College degree in progress (Junior year).Applicants should possess a farm/agricultural background with preference to crop production.

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