|Position ID:||Cornell -Cornell Cooperative Extension -FIELDCROPSSPECIALIST [#13678, WDR-00018772]|
|Position Type:||Non tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map ]|
Forage Production (more...)
|Appl Deadline:||2019/06/02* (posted 2019/05/03, listed until 2019/06/02)|
Field Crops Specialist
Southwest New York Region
Cornell Cooperative Extension
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Ellicottville, New York
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program partners with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Steuben Counties, Cornell University Cooperative Extension and faculty to provide educational programs for the commercial dairy, livestock and field crops industries, using research-based information to improve the productivity and profitability of these industries in New York State.
Primarily, the objectives of the Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program are to maintain and improve the competitiveness and profitability of the New York dairy and livestock industries in a regional and national market; evaluate new technologies and management practices through applied research; assist in the adoption and implementation of appropriate technologies; improve the quality of dairy and livestock products available to consumers; and to reduce financial, legal, labor and environmental risks.
Focus of the position:
Provide commercial crop growers, producers, consultants and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices related to forage crop production that will enhance their profitability and sustain the growth of the dairy and livestock industry in the Southwestern New York region. Provide leadership for planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs that address producer identified needs and opportunities.
Focus will be on forage production and soil and nutrient management practices. Emphasis will be on field crop production including: soil, water and nutrient management, forage and grain production, variety selection, pest and disease management related to field crops, and new technologies.
The job duties include:
This position is full-time and will be located in Ellicottville, New York. This is a three-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.
Please apply via Academic Jobs On-line (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13678 ).
Qualified candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion via the website.
Applications will be reviewed as received, continuing until a suitable applicant is identified. For more information, please contact Craig Trowbridge at firstname.lastname@example.org . Additional information about Cornell Cooperative Extension and Regional Agriculture Teams can be found at http://cce.cornell.edu .
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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