Name: Jon Jahnke
Position at Valley® Irrigation: Research and Development Technician Intern
Q: Where do you attend school and what is your major?
Jon: I am a senior at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and am majoring in Mechanized Systems Management.
Q: What have you enjoyed most about being an intern at Valley Irrigation?
Jon: The opportunities to see irrigation systems in different regions of the country. In addition, I have really enjoyed being able to spend time in the office doing data analysis, while also being able to do a lot of hands-on work in the fields.
Q: Have you learned anything new or had an experience you want to comment on?
Jon: I have learned a lot about the proper installation of soil moisture sensors and how to setup the networks that log and record the data from the sensors.
Q: What is a goal you want to achieve before graduating from college?
Jon: I want to graduate college debt free.
Q: Are you doing anything interesting this summer, besides working at your awesome job?
Jon: In my spare time I have been working on my family’s farm and feedlot by West Point, Neb. Also, in July I will be traveling to Costa Rica with my family.