Now Hiring: Agriculture Extension Associate for Nursery Crops

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With support from the Kentucky Horticulture Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund, the Horticulture Department at the University of Kentucky is hiring an Agriculture Extension Associate to support the ornamental nursery industry across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Extension Associate will: consult with nursery growers to address production challenges; convey relevant research-based information; assist farmers wishing to diversify into nursery crops; plan and conduct on-nursery workshops or demonstrate production techniques during industry tours; produce educational resource materials in support of the industry; and conduct trials at commercial nurseries and/or on the UK Horticulture Research Farm for high priority research topics and production issues. This position is funded through a long-term grant from the Kentucky Horticulture Council. The deadline to apply is October 5. The job posting is available at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/352419.