Sustainable Agriculture Jobs
Sustainable Agriculture Overview
In today’s day and age, there is more of a demand for crops and cattle with fewer resources such as land and feed. Sustainable Agriculture is a sub-sector that has been developed out of need. There are various Sustainable Agriculture jobs where people are involved with the day to day growing of crops and such with fewer resources to be able to meet the needs of society. The jobs can include working on farms, focusing on community programs as well as consulting with larger companies that offer crops and agricultural products to farmers.
Sustainable Agriculture Job Education Requirements
Sustainable Agriculture is a growing trend and there are more schools that offer degrees in agriculture as well as sustainability. Many companies require such degrees for managers and consultants. Many of the positions that are open also require candidates possess three to five years of experience in the agricultural industry to be considered. Those who have experience farming and actually growing crops can also be considered. Anyone who is passionate about sustainability and has innovative ideas on how to reduce a dependency on resources can be an asset within this field.
Sustainable Agriculture Job Market
There is an array of Sustainability jobs in agriculture and research shows that the number is growing. A recent shift in farming has shown that more Farmers desire to utilize their land in economic ways. Sustainability is the key to doing so. The market is growing rapidly for those who know how to use sustainability in agriculture to produce more using fewer resources. Certain parts of the U.S. are better for such jobs than others, including the Midwest.
Salary of Sustainable Agriculture Jobs
Studies have shown that salaries vary dramatically for Sustainable Agriculture jobs. Those who are on the farms and actively growing their own crops can earn salaries of around $69,000 while those who are in consulting positions can earn salaries that range from $35,000 up to $80,000 a year. Much of the salary depends on market and experience.
Sustainable Agriculture Faculty River Grove, IL Triton College, a comprehensive two year institution located in a near western suburb of Chicago, is seeking a Sustainable Agriculture Faculty member to join our team. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Directly responsible to the Department Chairperson or appropriate administrator. 2. Instructs students in the facts, skills, and appreciations pertaining to t...
College of Lake County Grayslake, IL, 60030
Posting Detail Information Job Title Temporary Sustainable Agriculture Internship Posting Number S00126 Position Title Temporary Sustainable Agriculture Internship Department Biological and Health Sciences Division Position Type Temporary Job Summary The Temporary Sustainable Agriculture Internship positions are temporary summer internships that will be assisting the Local Foods Coordi...
SCS Global Services Emeryville, CA, 94608
Job Overview The position of Associate, Sustainability, in the Food and Agriculture division involves working directly with client specific Sustainable Sourcing programs and other programs on an as needed basis. The primary responsibilities of the Associate relate to auditing, report review, and providing guidance and training to auditors. The Associate is also responsible for development and con...
Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL, 60602
Loyola University Chicago's, Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor and expertise in Applied Plant Biology/Sustainable Agriculture/Entomology, beginning fall 2015, pending final approval of funding. The IES is housed within a state-of-the-art geo-thermally heated/cooled building complex cont...
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Facilities Management Admin Program Manager I with work title of Campus Sustainability Coordinator The University of Wisconsin River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Year-round arts, cultural and r...
Duties and Responsibilities Develop and provide leadership for a collaborative, interdepartmental research program on integrated sustainable cropping systems with emphasis on fruit and nut production. Develop an interdisciplinary program that integrates plant nutrition, soil fertility, soil biology, pest and weed management, and environmental concerns. Research areas may include: novel cropping...
Clemson University Clemson, SC, 29632
The School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences at Clemson University is seeking to fill a full-time, 9-month, non tenure track Lecturer position. The primary responsibility of this position is to teach classes for the degree programs in Forest Resources Management and the Forest Products minor. Other responsibilities may include: advise undergraduate students, serve as a general me...
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Required Qualifications Applicants must have a Ph.D. in industrial ecology, agricultural or environmental science, economics, engineering, or a related field. Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills are essential, as are the ability to travel and desire to work in an interdisciplinary team setting. Proven proficiency in statistical analysis is also required. Preferred Qualifica...
Mars Annapolis, MD, 21401
Position Title: Sustainability Manager Reports to the VP Supply Chain for cocoa sustainability sourcing initiatives. Works closely with President of MSS on marine sustainability initiatives. Purpose of Role: Background - Today cocoa farming is neither an economically viable long-term livelihood, nor one that is attractive to the next generation of potential farmers. Unless we radically cha...
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Waterbury, VT, 05676
The purpose of the Supply Chain Outreach (SCO) function at Keurig Green Mountain is to improve livelihoods in our agricultural supply chains in order to promote the long-term supply of quality agricultural inputs. The Supply Chain Outreach Sustainability Associate is responsible for supporting the Supply Chain Outreach and Procurement functions to execute on our shared supply chain strategy which ...
Do you have a passion for agriculture? Are you interested in helping farms improve crop yields with the use of recycled and innovative products? As the world shifts from "consumption" to "sustainability", Casella Organics has been preparing by investing in technology that creates value by transforming traditional organic and mineral resources. Our company operates composting, anaerobic digestion,...
Put your education and experience to work! The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is seeking an Agriculture Specialist/Outreach Coordinator who can also create and distribute outreach communications for communities in the Gulf States region to assist them to be healthier and profitable by adopting sustainable agricultural practices, while helping to improve environmental conditions ...
University of Minnesota Crookston, MN, 56716
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. degree in agriculture systems management, agriculture engineering, or agriculture industrial machinery or closely related discipline; ability to deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction in areas such as remote sensing applications in precision agriculture, precision farming data interpretation, introduction to agriculture systems management, introduction to renew...
Xylem Inc Dallas, TX, 75201
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong...
California State University Turlock, CA, 95381
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: Stanislaus Job ID: Asst Prof Ag Studies, Plant Science Discipline: Agriculture Appointment Type: Tenure-Track Time Base: Full-Time Date Posted: November 13, 2014 Closing Date: Open until filled Link to Apply Online: https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Faculty%20Affairs/Positions/agst_position_ann...
World Bank Washington, DC, 20319
THE WORLD BANK GROUP IS COMMITTED TO ACHIEVING DIVERSITY IN TERMS OF GENDER, NATIONALITY, CULTURE AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE EQUALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE TREATED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE The vision of the World Bank Group: to eradicate extreme poverty by reducing the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day to 3 percent by 203...
International Fertilizer Development Center Muscle Shoals, AL, 35662
The Organization: Since 1974, IFDC contributes to increasing and sustaining food security and agricultural productivity in over 100 developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. The Role of the Project: IFDC enables smallholder farmers in developing countries to increase agricultural producti...
DuPont Company NEWARK, DE
Description The Crop Protection Products Group has an immediate opening for an Agricultural Engineer with a strong background in Agricultural product application, delivery and novel agricultural equipment design and development. The position involves development of novel technology including product delivery, product application and product handling both on-farm and at the distribution channel. ...
Alcoa Inc. Alcoa Center, PA
Position DescriptionAlcoa has set a very challenging environment, health, and safety (EHS) related sustainable development goals, which includes beneficial use of Alcoa’s process by-product, i.e., bauxite residue. In this regard, the main role of the Environmental Science & Sustainable Technology (ESST) Project Leader is to serve as the principal technical and program management lead for strategic...
DuPont Company CA
Description For over 30 years, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has implemented successful engagements for businesses worldwide in the oil and gas, agricultural, utilities, manufacturing, mining, chemicals, transportation, construction and aerospace industries, among others. DuPont Sustainable Solutions provides a broad array of consulting services that can help organizations improve their huma...
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Promotes farm management and soil conservation by conducting extension programs; demonstrating applications of agricultural research findings; solving agricultural problems.
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Provides farm management and soil conservation information by delivering lectures; preparing and distributing articles and pamphlets.
Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
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