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Join the NCAT Team as an Agriculture Specialist/Outreach Coordinator

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) seeks a motivated, enthusiastic sustainable agriculture specialist/outreach coordinator to serve our Gulf States and Southeast regions. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a combination of education and experience in agriculture, communications, marketing, and food policy. The specialist will provide technical assistance to farmers and growers, conduct NCAT outreach activities, and strengthen relationships with current partners and build new partnerships. Continue reading

Farm to Community Coordinator Needed

Are you interested in promoting sustainable agriculture practices and local and regional food systems?  Then NCAT has a great opportunity for you: We are seeking a coordinator for our farm to community work in San Antonio, Texas.  You will work directly with farmers, retailers, community health and non-profit organizations, and government agencies to expand an existing Farm to Work program.

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Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Needed

National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)  has another opening for a sustainable agriculture specialist, this one in our Davis, California, office.  If you are interested in promoting sustainable agriculture practices and working with family farmers, small producers and limited-resource farmers, this is a wonderful opportunity.  You will work directly with farmers and ranchers on crop and livestock production, soil health, water quality, organic certification, and other issues.

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National Center for Appropriate Technology Seeks Sustainable Agriculture Specialist

NCAT has an opening in our Southwest Regional Office for a sustainable agriculture specialist.  The specialist will work directly with farmers and ranchers on crop and livestock production, soil health, water quality, organic certification, and other topics.

Join our team and take advantage of this great opportunity to promote sustainable farming and ranching and strengthen local and regional food systems in Texas, New Mexico, and the Southwest.

A minimum of a bachelors degree is required, along with hands-on farm-based experience. The position will be located at NCAT’s San Antonio, TX office.

Click here for a complete list of qualifications needed and job responsibilities, and to start your application.

Applications only accepted until August 24th!

Webinar July 26 on Pest Management for Organic Production

July 26 webinar on ecologically friendly practices is second in a series

Organic production requires diversity both above ground and below ground in order to be sustainable.

A July 26 webinar, “Pest Management for Organic Production Systems II” – which will be broadcast by the National Center for Appropriate Technology – will discuss ecologically friendly practices that support organic pest management, including trap cropping, perimeter trap cropping, crop rotations, pheromone use, and other techniques, as well as their impacts on pests and beneficials.

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