Job/Scholarship Opportunities


  • Job Title: Pasture Plan & Outreach Specialist
    The South Carolina Forage and Grazing Lands Coalition is planning to hire a Pasture Plan and Outreach Specialist. The job is part-time, contractual position, funded by a three-year NRCS grant.
    ⇒ To find more information, Click Here.

  • Job Title: Ph.D Assistantship-Native Grass Systems
    Ph.D. research assistantship available for graduate student studying the impact of a complementary native warm-season grass/tall fescue production system.
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  •  Job Title: Assistant Professor of Practice
    Oregon State University Extension Service is pleased to announce an Extension faculty position—Professor of Practice—focused on organic and regenerative pasture and forages. The position provides educational programing and applied research for certified organic and other ecological and regenerative based pasture and forage growers of all scales (small, medium, large) and their supply chains in Oregon. The full position description and application procedures are here: Closing date is December 31 2020. 

  • Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Ruminant Nutrition (Forage Systems)
    The Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University ( is seeking applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor – Ruminant Nutrition (Forage Systems). This is a nine-month, tenure-track position with 60% research and 40% teaching responsibilities, jointly appointed in the Department of Animal Sciences and Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences. Projected start date is August 1, 2021.
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  • Title: Grants Available for Livestock & Poultry Farmers 
    Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is accepting grant applications for livestock and poultry farmers who wish to expand animal welfare, build capacity, and/or improve pasture for their animals. Grants of up to $2,500 are available for projects such as building mobile housing, constructing fences, laying water lines on pasture, and much more. Farmers located in the U.S. who raise beef cattle, bison, broiler chickens, dairy cows, goats, laying hens, pigs, turkeys, and/or sheep may be eligible to apply. For more information about FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants and to apply online, please visit Applications are due by December 1, 2020

  • Job Title: Farm Manager
    Actively looking for a manager to return this farm to glory as a grazing paradise.  The property is 1,100 acres with about 400 in woods, rest in pasture with about 300 on flat ground that could be tilled.  The farm is located in Owen County, Kentucky.  The manager would be responsible for implementing the grazing activity including but not limited to procurement of livestock, daily management and reaching profit goals. 
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  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Supervisory Research Molecular Biologist/Agronomist/Animal Scientist
    This position will be the Research Leader in the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center (USDFRC), Cell Wall Biology and Utilization Research Unit (CWBURU). The mission of CWBURU is to develop innovations in ruminant nutrition, animal and rumen microbial genomics, plant molecular biology/biochemistry and microbiology to improve the nutritional value of forages and efficiency of dairy cows for enhanced production leading to more environmentally and economically sustainable dairy forage production systems.
    Location: Madison, WI, USA
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  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Supervisory Research Agronomist/Animal Scientist
    This position will be the Research Leader in the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Dairy Forage Research Unit (DFRU). The mission of DFRU is to use an agro-ecological approach to the production and management of forages as part of an integrated soils-forage-animal system to improve farm-scale forage and dairy animal productivity, nutrient use efficiency, soil health, landscape management and environmental impact.
    Location: Madison, WI, USA
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  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Forage Agronomist 
    This position is a Forage Agronomist at the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit (PSWMRU), University Park, PA. The mission of the Unit is to support environmentally and economically sustainable farming in the northeastern U.S. by improving agroecosystem management.
    Location: University Park, PA, USA
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  • Job Title:  Ecosystem Design Engineer 
    Company Name:  SWCA Environmental Consultants
    Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States 
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.

  • Title: John E. Baylor Memorial Forage & Livestock Scholarship
    The Forage & Grassland Foundation is offering scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for college students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year with a major related to the growing and/or feeding of forage to livestock.
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.
    Application Form 
    ⇒ Applications are due April 1, 2020.

  • Title: Travel Grant for Joint International Grassland Congress/International Rangeland Congress (IGC/IRC) in Nairobi, Kenya - October 24-30, 2020
    Forage and Grassland Foundation Board (FGF) is offering Travel Grant for IGC/IRC 2020 Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. 
    Applications are due April 30, 2020
     Forage and Grassland Foundation Travel Grants
    Forage and Grassland Foundation Grant Proposals
     Send applications or questions to FGF President Brett Rushing, and copy FGF Secretary Ray Smith,

  • Job Title: Natural Resources Project Manager
    Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
    Location: Pasadena, California, United States, 91105
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  • Job Title: Montana State University Extension Forage Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor of Forage Science)
    Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA
    Tenure-track, 12-month, full-time, can be hired at assistant professor or associate professor level depending upon qualifications. Position is 50% Extension teaching, 13% academic teaching, 27% scholarship (i.e., research/scholarly activity), and 10% service. Earned PhD in Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science, Range Science, Animal Science or related discipline required at the time of hire. Incumbent will provide educational leadership related to forage crop production and utilization, primarily focused on alfalfa and other hay, but also including haylage, silage, and other forage crops. Target audiences will include county/reservation Extension agents; ranchers, farmers and other landowners; state and federal resource management agency personnel; university students; and youth. On-campus teaching responsibilities will include one undergraduate course in forage crop production and utilization. Screening of applications will begin January 3, 2020, but applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate pool is established.
    ⇒ For complete job description, list of required and preferred qualifications, and application procedures visit: 

    The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / University of Georgia invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Dean for the Tifton Campus.The position is a fiscal year (12 month) tenured/tenure track appointment located in Tifton, Georgia. 
    This position is available February 1, 2020
    ⇒ The URL for this position is:
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  • Job Title: County Agent III
    The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Rutgers Cooperative Extension at Rutgers University invites applications for a full-time, 12 month calendar year, tenure track faculty position at the rank of County Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor). There is currently one County Agent III position available in Salem County, NJ.
     Applications will be accepted through July 6, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. This and all other NJAES open positions can also be found online at
     The URL for this position is:
     Questions?  Please contact Nick Polanin, Chair, ANR at  

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