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Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference
December 9, 2014This year’s conference takes place Tuesday, December 9th at Cornell University in Warren Hall.
For details, visit dyson.cornell.edu/outreach/ag_outlook_conference.php.
Registration information is forthcoming.
2015 Empire State Producers EXPO
January 20 - January 22, 2015
Mark your calendars and check back later for details.This show combines the major fruit, flower, vegetable, and direct marketing associations of New York State in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for the fruit and vegetable growers of this state, as well as the surrounding states and Eastern Canada.
Production Economics/Business Management PositionWe are seeking candidates for the Fruit Production Economics and Business Management Specialist for the Lake Ontario Fruit Program (LOF) of Cornell Cooperative Extension. LOF serves commercial fruit producers in 5 NY counties along the shore of Lake Ontario where producers continue to invest in modern technology to compete in world markets. There are 26,446 acres of apples in the LOF region, 63% of the acreage in NY. Peaches, sweet cherries, tart cherries, apricots and many berry crops are also produced in the region. LOF is among the most respected extension programs in the fruit industry.
This Extension Support Specialist II will work as a member of the LOF team, and closely with Cornell faculty and industry leaders to provide commercial growers and industry representatives with the educational resources in economics of production and business management necessary to assess if practices will enhance profitability.
We are seeking candidates with BS or MS Degree in Agriculture from an accredited institution with a major in Agricultural Economics, Business Management or closely associated fields and three years of relevant work experience in Agribusiness, Horticultural Crop Production, Cooperative Extension, or closely related fields. For a complete job description, click here.
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