If you’re in agriculture and haven’t yet discovered podcasts, let me just say “you’re welcome” in advance. Podcasting is basically radio on steroids. Choose what shows you’re interested in and subscribe to them. This downloads the show to your phone when you’re connected to wifi...

Salary is not everything. When considering career options you of course want to consider factors such as benefits, career advancement, company culture, etc. Often the most mysterious part of compensation is what we call “incentives”. Typically, this refers to either commission (earning money every time...

Have an internship this summer? Chances are you’re at least a month in. How's it going? By now, you know where the bathroom is, who your co-workers are, and how to make the coffee. But what CONTRIBUTION have you made? An internship is not simply a job shadow...

Is the “American Dream” dead?Before you answer, maybe we should define the term “American Dream”. According to dictionary.com, there are two definitions:The ideals of freedom, equality, and opportunity traditionally held to be available to every American.A life of personal happiness and material comfort as traditionally...

“Be patient. These things just take time. You’ll get there”“I think what you need is more of a sense of urgency”I found myself making both of these statements on the same phone call recently. These two pieces of advice directly contradict themselves, don’t they? Out...

This week we released the AgGrad Podcast Episode 009 with Vance Crowe of Monsanto. I really enjoyed interviewing Vance, and he drops some major nuggets of wisdom and career advice. When Vance was telling the story of how he ended up in his current career...