Research Orchards and Fruit Lab Summer Positions

Hiring Organization: MSU Department of Horticulture
Employment type: Seasonal
Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Job Location: East Lansing, MI

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Summer Work

College students needed to work in research orchards and fruit lab May through July or August. Work will include preparation for harvest, harvest (primarily cherries), and laboratory tests on fruit. Will need to climb tall ladders, lifting and carrying heavy loads, exposure to sunny, hot, possibly muggy conditions typical of the outdoor environment.

Research projects include the evaluation of orchard covering systems, tree canopy design, canopy spray systems for products for pests, nutrition, etc.

Orchard sites will be primarily at the Clarksville Research Center, but may also include sites closer to campus and in other parts of the state.

Lynnell E. Sage
Research Assistant, Dept. of Horticulture, Michigan State University Address: 1066 Bogue St. Rm A147, East Lansing, MI 48824
Office: 517-355-5191 x 1434 Fax: 517-355-0249 Cell: 269-325- 7108 e-mail: sagel@msu.edu 

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