“Growing Failure into Success” with Abra Lee on April 12
Club participation is a great way to network with fellow students, learn more about bout the industry, and hear the inspiring stories of our alumni. The Crop Soils and Environmental Science club invites students to a “Growing Failure into Success” seminar with Horticulture Alum Abra Lee. Come listen to a story of failure, persistence, and how taking her mama’s advice to “don’t be no educated fool” led Abra to uncover Black “love stories” in ornamental horticulture. The seminar will take place in ACLC Room 108 at 5 pm. Contact Lili Tucker for more information.
Huntsville Botanical Gardens seeking Conservation Horticulturalist
Williamson County, TN seeking Design Reviewer
Williamson County Government Community Development Department seeks a qualified individual for a full-time Design Reviewer. This position will report to the Department of Sewage Disposal Management Director, and the successful candidate will review and assist in the review of engineered on-site waste water systems (e.g. septic systems). For the full position announcement and to apply click here.
Farm Manager position with Vieux Carre Farms in Gettysburg, PA
Vieux Carre Farms is a large standardbred farm (approximately 200 horses) in Gettysburg, PA. They have an opening for a farm manager. This is a mare and foal operation. This position could possibly offer housing and retirement. Interested candidates contact Dr. John Egloff, DVM, Vieux Carre Farms.
Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Job Openings
- Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests Regionals Extension Agent ( Talladega County). Closes April 16
- Farm & Agribusiness Management Regional Extension Agent (Coosa, Tallapoosa, or Chambers County). Closes on April 16
FoodCorps Georgia is currently selecting their next class of AmeriCorps service members.
Through our partnerships with leaders in School Nutrition and Farm to School education across the state, members are serving in elementary schools throughout the school year, connecting students to nourishing foods through hands-on cooking demonstrations, taste tests, gardening, and nutrition education. Students looking for an entry point into fields related to nutrition, agriculture, health and human sciences, social justice, public health and K-12 education stand to gain relatable experience in this position. The commitment is for 11 months (August to July). You will recieve a living stipend, an education award, health insurance, and more. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Foundations seeking Coordinator
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Foundation is seeking a new team member to join the team who is passionate about American agriculture. The Coordinator, NASDA Foundation position will support a variety of programs and grants within the Foundation and for our members, with an emphasis on programs involving community enhancement and student engagement. Learn more and apply here.
Alabama Cattlemen’s Association seeking Director of Consumer Outreach
The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Consumer Outreach is a position that fulfills a variety of roles within the beef checkoff program for the association. This position requires a highly motivated, self-starter who is energetic and knowledgeable about the beef industry. Overall, this position is responsible for increasing consumer demand for beef through education, marketing and promotion in Alabama. Apply here.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab seeking Summer Interns
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Discovery Hall Programs has two paid summer internship positions available for undergraduates (junior, senior) or recent graduates from groups currently underrepresented in marine science and environmental education who are interested in informal or outdoor education. Learn more here.
Precision Ag Field Internship in Alabama available at FMC
At FMC, they are embarking on a new journey as they build their Precision Agriculture team. Precision Agriculture offerings give farmers and customers novel insights into protecting their crops against various pest pressures. The Precision Agriculture Field Specialist Intern will have the opportunity to work with the region Commercial Team, Precision Ag Market Development Lead, Precision Ag Field Managers, and cross functional teams to deliver on the ground insights as it relates to various pests (weeds, diseases and insects) by leveraging drone scouting and smart insect traps. To learn more and apply click here.
Bashaw Land and Seed offering Summer Internship
Bashaw Land and Seed based out of Harrisburg, OR is seeking a summer intern. Bashaw is a grass seed farm. They offer Annual Tetraploid Ryegrass, Perennial Tetraploid Ryegrass, Fawn Tall Fescue, Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue and more. From soil to final sale, trust the high quality seed product from Bashaw. Learn more about them here. Email Eric Bowers to inquire more about the internship.
Corn Refiners Association (CRA) seeking summer intern
CRA is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, ethanol, starch, bioproducts, corn oil, and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein, and fiber.
There are four intern positions. Additionally, they offer internship programs that extend into the fall and spring seasons, with postings for these periods becoming available later in the year. The current available positions for this summer include a Government Relations Intern, Environmental/Food Policy Intern, Economics/Trade Policy Intern, and a Communications Intern. These internships are paid and will follow a hybrid work model, where interns will work in our D.C. office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and virtually on Monday and Friday. Learn more here. Questions about the internship can be directed to Summer Parker (Recent Auburn Ag Graduate)
Field to Market Summer Internship
Field to Market is a leading nonprofit organization that brings together a diverse alliance of grower groups, agribusiness companies, food, beverage, restaurant and retail companies, conservation groups, universities and public sector partners to focus on defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of food, feed, fiber and fuel production in the United States. Check out the opportunity here.
Undergraduate Researcher positions in water quality, aquatic ecology, and limnology are available
Current lab research projects revolve around understanding the factors leading to harmful algal blooms in recreational and drinking water reservoirs and aquaculture ponds. Visit the lab website to learn more. The undergraduate students will assist current lab members (including graduate and undergraduate students) with existing lab projects, including field experiments, large-scale lake surveys, laboratory-based mechanistic studies, and analytical analyses. Preference will be given to freshman and sophomore applicants, available 10-20 hours per week and available this summer. Starting dates and expected hours worked are flexible. Starting pay for these positions is $10/hr. Interested students are encouraged to email (1) a brief letter of interest, (2) a resume including contact information for two references, (3) an unofficial copy of your transcripts, and (4) available work hours during the current semester to Alan Wilson for full consideration. The soft deadline for these positions is 15 April 2023.