Small Farm Specialist, Farm Outreach Workers

Lincoln University   Jefferson City, MO   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
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Posted on August 23, 2020

LINCOLN University is now accepting applications for the following positions.  
• Small Farm Specialist KC Area
• Farm Outreach Workers

Small Farm Specialist- KC Area

The Candidate will assist the Innovative Small Farmers' Outreach Program (ISFOP) Leader with all activities for accomplishing the Program Goal and Objectives. These include, and not limited to
making farm visits and providing research-based information, write educational materials, grant
proposals, and reports. Organize/conduct ISFOP Workshops. Provide assistance to Urban
Agriculture and Community Gardens. Work primarily in Jackson and Platte Counties.Person should reside in Jackson County, Missouri.

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or in closely related field, and 3

Farm Outreach Workers

Conduct Farm visits and provide research-based education. Information and training. Organize workshops and deliver programs. Analyze data and write publications and grant programs. Encourage and assist area farmers to promote LUCE and develop collegial relationships with other service providers in their work area. Attend In-service education, training and conferences. Keep farmers informed of latest innovations in Agriculture. Keep clients information updated. Monthly reports as needed. Must live In one of the above mentioned counties.

A High School Diploma and at least 2 years of farming experience are required.
A Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or in a related field and 2 years farming experience desired.

Lincoln University is “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.”