- Author: Gale Perez
The UC ANR Academic Personnel Unit has begun recruitment for the
Area CE Advisor for Agronomic Cropping Systems/Weed Science
serving Glenn, Butte and Tehama Counties.
LOCATION HEADQUARTERS: Orland, Glenn County, California
CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 11, 2016 (open until filled)
POSITION PURPOSE: The Area Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for agronomic cropping systems/weed science will conduct a multi-county extension, education and applied research program in Glenn, Butte and Tehama Counties. Primary crops in this region include forage crops, alfalfa, corn, and wheat. Additionally, minor crops include oilseeds, dry beans and cotton. Rice cropping systems are excluded from the programmatic responsibilities in this position. Potential agronomic research may include water-use efficiency, soil fertility, plant nutrition, fertilizer efficiency, improved varieties and pest management. The weed science component of the positon will address weed management issues including herbicide evaluation, herbicide resistant crops and weeds, and general weed management in agronomic crops as well as other crops of local significance including orchard systems. This is a diverse position and the candidate is not expected to conduct an active research program in all areas, but rather focus on the most important issues as determined by a needs assessment. Key clientele include growers, farm managers, pest control advisers, allied industries and public agencies.
For more information, see attachment.