The University of Kentucky is seeking a Grain Crops Agronomic Extension Associate that will be stationed at the Research and Education Center in Princeton, KY. This position will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative educational programs to producers, county agents, industry professional and any other interested parties on profitable and sustainable wheat, soybean, and corn production in KY. The Grain Crops Agronomic Extension Associate will also assist with applied research projects to allow high-level understanding of agronomic principles of wheat, soybean, and corn production in KY, which includes experimental design, data collection and analyses, & summarizing results of research projects. This position will also be responsible for coordinating and summarizing the results of the annual wheat, soybean, and corn yield contests that are jointly sponsored by University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service, KY Small Grain Growers Association, KY Soybean Promotion Board, & KY Corn Growers Association.
Applicant must be able to lift, carry, and handle objects of at least 50 pounds. Applicant must also be able to work outdoors throughout the year to assist with field work, this includes the heat of the summer and occasionally during the cold months of winter.
For job-related questions you may contact Dr. Carrie Knott firstname.lastname@example.org.
An M.S. in Agronomy is preferred. A B.S. in Agronomy with a minimum of 5 years experience with corn, soybean and wheat production is acceptable.