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Farm Energy Specialist

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a non-profit org. working to promote
sustainable technologies and systems, esp. for the benefit of economically disadvantaged
individuals and communities, seeks a Farm Energy Specialist to help farmers develop renewal
energy potential on their farms and make their farms more energy efficient. The position requires
farm-based exp. w/a background in engineering, energy efficiency, or rel. field in agriculture. A
BS or MS degree or equiv. in a rel. field is also required. The ideal candidate will have a
combination of education and exp. in engineering as it relates to agriculture. The position will be
based in an NCAT regional office in IA, PA, or AR, and will include work on NCAT’s ATTRA
– National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service project. Closing date is 3/1/08 or until a
suitable candidate is identified. For more info. about NCAT, a detailed job description & online
app., visit www.ncat.org/jobs.php.



Forage and Pasture Specialist

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a non-profit org. working to promote
sustainable technologies and systems, esp. for the benefit of eco nomically disadvantaged
individuals and communities, seeks a Forage and Pasture Specialist to work directly with farmers
and ranchers to address their questions on pasture & forage mgmt., livestock mgmt. & health,
grassfed livestock production, agronomy, and the economics of farming sustainably. Farm-based
exp. and a BS or MS degree in agronomy, animal science, soils, pastures, or rel. field in
agriculture is required. The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and exp. in
soils, forages, and pasture mgmt. The position will be based in Butte, MT, and will include work
on NCAT’s ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service project. Closing
date is 3/1/08 or until a suitable candidate is identified. For more info. about NCAT, a de tailed
job description & online app., visit www.ncat.org/jobs.php.



Organic Specialist

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a non-profit org. working to promote
sustainable technologies and systems, esp. for the benefit of economically disadvantaged
individuals and communities, seeks an Organic Specialist to work directly with farmers to
address their questions on crop production, transitioning to organics, and adding value to and
marketing their products. Position requires a BS or MS degree or equiv. in horticulture, pest
mgmt. or soils mgmt. w/special attention to sustainable or organic vegetable production. The
ideal candidate will have understanding and exp. working with USDA organic regulations. The
position will be based in either Fayetteville, AR, or Butte, MT, and will include work on
NCAT’s ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service project. Closing date is
3/1/08 or until a suitable candidate is identified. For more info. about NCAT, a detailed job
description & online app., visit www.ncat.org/jobs.php.



Sustainable Agriculture Marketing Specialist

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a non-profit org. working to promote
sustainable technologies and systems, esp. for the benefit of economically disadvantaged
individuals and communities, seeks a Sustainable Agriculture Marketing Specialist to help
farmers develop marketing and business plans for sustainable and organic products, add value to
farm products, and transition to organic production and certification. Position requires farm-
based experience and a BS or MS degree or equiv. in agricultural business development
w/emphasis on farm economics, marketing, finance, business planning, or value-added enterprise
development. The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and exp. in agriculture
and marketing, business mgmt., or business development. The position will be based in Butte,
MT, and will include work on NCAT’s ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information
Service project. Closing date is 3/1/08 or until a suitable candidate is identified. For more info.
about NCAT, a detailed job description & online app., visit www.ncat.org/jobs.php.

								
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