Seeking Dairy Herd Management Educator
The UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture seeks a Dairy Herd Management Educator to deliver dairy management outreach education and manage complex technical assistance projects. The educator will work directly with dairy farm business owners and managers in the areas of milk quality, dairy nutrition, animal husbandry, animal housing and facilities, and personnel management. This position will deliver individualized dairy herd management advising and prepare solutions–based management reports for small. This position will initiate and oversee dairy management teams to identify, evaluate and recommend implementation plans related to solving operational problems for grass-based, small ruminant, organic, transitional and small-herd cow dairies.
Bachelor's degree in agriculture, dairy science or related field, and one to three years' pasture-based experience required, as well as having basic knowledge of a wide range of dairy herd management practices, challenges, and benefits. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.