Application deadline: April 10, 2020
The Extension Specialist I Farm Business Management Specialist serves as a recognized statewide resource in commercial agriculture production to help improve business profitability through informed decision-making Working closely with the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Agriculture team, the Specialist will identify and address important business management issues for farmers and the agriculture industry.
Some potential areas the Specialist could work on include strategic business planning and financial management, crop, poultry, and livestock enterprise analysis, farm machinery/precision ag technology and sustainable agriculture methods, crop insurance and grain marketing, and economics of alternative agricultural enterprises.
This will include in-person visits, development and delivery of agricultural workshops, presenting at annual educational meetings such as Delaware Ag Week and Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School, and working together with external partners.
This position will be located at the University of Delaware Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown, Delaware.