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Soil Health and Grazing Manager
Otter Creek Farm
Soil Health and Grazing Manager- This is a live on the farm part-time position with the opportunity to start your own enterprise.

Responsible for all aspects of soil health and grazing:
Daily operations- setting up daily (or more) moves with temporary fence, water (when needed) and moving cattle
Planning/Record keeping of grazing chart and eventually implementing Pasture Map (grazing App)
Conducting and analysis (with assistance) biological soil samples
Pasture management including clipping, seeding etc.
Regular Farm/grounds maintenance
Assist with:
Cattle production including calving, sorting and weighing
Hay production- Large Squares
Farm/infrastructure Projects
Requirements and Skill Sets:
Understanding and practical experience with grazing animals (if not, please still apply as we are willing to train)
Self motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset
Ability to work independently as well as with a team
Ability to lift, bend and transfer items up to 50lbs
Desire to work efficiently, openly communicate and maintain a positive attitude
Prefer tractor/ equipments skills (willing to train)
Great attention to detail
Passion for farming, animals and especially grazing!
Here is a link to the full description: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRE-k6rTqITxrTQhPfsTa9YbUiS8o5ZrRwQb2ohthh2MFvEBD2GA4OPJ0zMpsQgotAMKRzrW0-BiEXZ/pub
Link: https://ottercreek.eatfromfarms.com/
Work on Agroforestry, Grazing, and Mushroom Farm
Wellspring Forest Farm LLC
Join us and participate in a production, education, and agritourism enterprise that invites the larger community to connect via our products, educational events, and short stays in our two farm rentals.



We seek individuals that identify as self-driven, detail-oriented, and skilled at honest and open communication. We support your learning and development on the farm and in agroforestry systems.

See full job post on our website!
Link: http://jobs.wellspringforestfarm.com/
Senior Livestock and Grazing Specialist
American Farmland Trust
Sr. Livestock and Grazing Specialist will coordinate emerging projects on grazing and agrivoltaics, support existing research and outreach programs focused on soil health, and explore new partnerships. Central to this role is providing technical expertise to ongoing research trials, providing content expertise on forage production and grazing to local and regional audiences, traveling to farms in Central and Northern New England and growing relationships with dairy producers, livestock farmers and poultry operations. The Sr. Research Specialist will bring their experience in the design and management of on-farm research trials, and a background in agronomy, soil science, horticulture, animal science or natural resources to the inform the growth of programs that serve farmers in New England.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1479492/American-Farmland-Trust/Senior-Livestock-Grazing-Specialist
Apprentice Farm Conservation Planner
American Farmland Trust
The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide technical assistance to livestock farmers, produce natural resource conservation plans, conduct outreach, and assist farmers in navigating financial assistance opportunities.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1479427/American-Farmland-Trust/Apprentice-Farm-Conservation-Planner
Manager
Long Table Farm
LTF is accepting applications for management positions on a small scale, diversified, regenerative farm in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. We are seeking a team of two or one person with a diverse array of skills & experience. Our farm team is queer, POC and neurodivergent. Historically underserved people are encouraged to apply. We will accept applications (with a letter of intent) through 2/7/2023. Interviews through 2/22.
Expected (between 2 people):
• 3 full seasons on a farms producing food & driver’s license
• Ability to crouch and lift 40 pounds repetitively
• Capacity to work with a diverse array of folks
• Agricultural training or deep self-education
• Ability to learn, lead and execute detailed instructions in an efficient manner
• Strong interest in innovations in sustainable agriculture& our farm system
• Curious, reliable, punctual, productive and responsible
• Capacity to care deeply for our land, plants, animals and community
Desired:
• Experience with pigs, cattle and fowl and low till/no till vegetable production system, especially an intensive market garden style
• Experience installing, operating and maintaining irrigation and facilities
• Strong executive functioning skills, especially organization, cleanliness
• Familiarity and interest in operating BCSs and other small engine machines
• Interest in attending some farmers markets, CSA and farmstands
Day to day responsibilities:
Lead small team of fellow farmers in bed prep, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing vegetables, farmers markets, food distributions and greenhouse work. Independent work expected, observing and responding to ever changing farm conditions. Work with Farmer Baylee in setting the weekly and daily farm goals. Work with Farmer Quinn on facilities and irrigation installation, operation, and maintenance.
Compensation includes a private, lovely apartment on farm, food, salary and sick leave. 1 week paid vacation will become available. Total comp $17-22.
Link: http://www.longtablefarmct.com/
Livestock Assistant
Philo Ridge Farm
This position offers full exposure to almost every aspect of livestock farming. The Livestock Assistant will work closely with the Livestock Team to gain experience in: the planning and execution of a management-intensive grazing operation for our steer herd, cow herd, and sheep flock; raising broiler chickens from brooder to mobile range coop to the processing unit; and finishing pigs in a pasture-based system. The Livestock Assistant will also assist in on-farm hay production, cattle and sheep corralling and sorting. This position is ideally suited for a candidate who wants to see what it’s like to work in a diversified livestock operation.

This position will begin in April 2023 and end in fall 2023 depending on organizational needs and candidate availability. The Livestock Assistant role requires a time commitment of 40 hours per week, and occasionally more depending on seasonal needs.

Responsibilities
· Assisting morning and afternoon livestock chore routine
· Executing the grazing plan by using temporary electric fencing to move cattle, sheep, broilers and pigs
· Assisting with lambing and calving
· Supporting general husbandry duties for all livestock
· Helping collect and record data for on-farm research projects
· Mucking and cleaning out livestock barns
· Collecting, washing, and sorting eggs
· Assisting with on-farm chicken and turkey slaughter Qualifications
· A strong desire to learn about agricultural systems is essential. We expect the Livestock Assistant to have a genuine passion for raising livestock as part of a larger farm operation.
· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships across teams
· Interest in supporting research activities related to soil health and ecosystem services
Organic Certification Specialist
NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC
NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC is hiring a full-time Certification Specialist to start in February. Be a part of a growing not-for-profit, USDA-accredited organic certification agency, whose primary purpose is to provide high integrity certification services to 1,100 organic farmers and processors throughout New York State and surrounding areas.

Certification Specialist works to accomplish a smooth and efficient implementation of the USDA National Organic Standards throughout the organic certification process while maintaining integrity and offering producers a friendly and helpful service. Must uphold confidentiality of our certified producers. Primary responsibilities include evaluating organic system plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards and collaborating as a team with other certification staff. We require excellent communication skills, verbal and written; strong computer skills; and the ability to do fast-paced, detail-oriented work.

Learn more at https://nofany.org/about-us/careers/
Link: https://nofany.org/about-us/careers/
Dairy Grazing Intern or Apprentice
Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment
Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment accepts applications for Interns and Apprentices through the DGA on a rolling basis, and we hire year-round. We are an organic dairy transitioning to grass-fed production with many opportunities to learn more about the daily operations of a working farm, decision-making and planning, research, integration of other livestock, genetics and breeding, and value-added processing.
Link: https://www.wolfesneck.org/learn/dairy-program/
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