Nancy Kammerer Resume
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nancy A Kammerer
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA 16801
My career goals are to work with plants and soil, whether it be agronomic or horticultural. I also have a passion for
working with people, especially producers. I would like to work with producers and help guide them in the best
direction to improve their operation. In pursuit of this goal I find education and environmental stewardship to be
Student at Penn State University (AgroEcology Major) 3.97 GPA
I have had classes in fields including; soil science, agronomy, sustainable agriculture, international agriculture, pest
management, GIS mapping, floral arranging, and other related fields.
I am pursing minors in Environmental Soil Science and Horticulture.
Intern to Farm Manager (May 2014 – August 2014)
Bear Mountain Orchards (1415 Potato Rd, Aspers, PA 17304)
I worked with the Farm Manager to write spray schedules and keep an inventory of pesticide materials. I also was
responsible for general record keeping and tree maintenance. I was able to observe many aspects of the commercial
fruit packing and production process.
Farmers Market Employee (June 2014 – August 2014)
Three Springs Fruit Farm (1606 Bendersville Wenksville Road, Aspers, PA 17304)
I traveled to Philadelphia PA with Three Springs Fruit Farm to help them sell produce at a farmers market. I was
responsible for general set up, organization, public education, cashier tasks and interacting with customers every
Research Assistant (May 7, 2012 – August 22, 2012)
Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (290 University Drive Biglerville PA 17307)
I was responsible for helping with the care of the orchards including pruning, thinning, irrigation, and other tasks. I was
also responsible for assisting in the collection and organization of the data.
Research Assistant (September 2012 – December 2012)
Dr. Jonathan Lynch’s Root Biology Lab (Horticulture Department, Pennsylvania State University)
I worked under Jimmy Burridge, a graduate student of Dr. Lynch in this laboratory internship. We worked on a project
genotyping a population of beans for their root traits. I performed data collection and did some basic data analysis. I
completed a report to finalize my experience and show the findings I had from the semester’s experiments.
Cashier/General Worker (May 2009 – August 2011)
Countryside Gardens (2440 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg PA 17325)
I was responsible for helping to take care of the annuals, perennials, and trees at this garden center. I was also
responsible for the register and helping customers.
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Awards and Activities
At the 2013 National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest I placed 3rd
as an individual and was chosen to represent the
US at the International Soil Judging Competition in Jeju, South Korea.
I received the President’s Freshman and Sparks Awards for my academic achievement
I am a member of the Penn State Ag Advocates, a group of undergraduate student leaders chosen to represent the
College of Agricultural Sciences.
I received Keystone FFA Degree in 2011 and American Degree in 2014
I have gained hands on knowledge in the soil competitions by analyzing and describing soils. I have skills required
to assess the soil’s physical properties and suitability for different uses.
I have experience working with greenhouse perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs.
I’ve had scouting responsibilities for both diseases and pests of tree fruit.
I feel confident in working with pesticide calculations and writing spray schedules for applicators.
I have experience with general tree maintenance and care of apple and peach trees in orchards.
I have worked in a lab setting and learned how data needs to be collected, analyzed, and made into a useful
I have worked planting gardens, flower beds and potted flower arrangements.
Soil Nutrient Management
Soil Taxonomy and Genesis
GIS Soils Mapping
Integrated Pest Management
Environmental Effects on Horticultural Crops
Small Fruits Production
Forage Crop Management
Corn and Soybean Production
Introduction to International Agriculture
Computer Science- Excel and Access
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