Extension Agent - ANR

Employer
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Dec 19, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) in Forsyth County is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating effective and comprehensive educational programs and training designed to solve social, economic, and environmental problems in agriculture and natural resources confronting small-scale, limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged farmers. Programs address high priority needs and issues for these farming populations that align with the mission and vision of the Cooperative Extension Program at NC A&T. The Extension Agent is responsible for non-formal education and farm demonstrations in fruit and vegetable production, specialty crops, local food marketing, sustainable agriculture, and techniques for urban agriculture. The Extension Agent organizes, communicates, and delivers course materials in formal and informal instructional settings; collaborates with county and community based organizations to deliver programs and recruit program participants; determines program needs and priorities by conducting needs assessments; and evaluates data collected from multiple sources including advisory committee members, county residents and program participants.

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