Current Job Opening: Ag Extension Agent (Livestock, Equine, Field Crops, and Forages)

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 Job Title:  Extension Agent – Ag | Livestock, Equine, Field Crops, and Forages (NC State University)

**This staff member will serve as an employee of NC State University.**

Full job posting can be found at the NC State Jobs Portal

  • Job Location:  Chatham County Ag & Conference Center (1192 US Hwy 64W Business, Pittsboro, NC 27312)
  • Contact Person:  Dr. Ginger McLaurin Cunningham, County Extension Director – Chatham County
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone:  919-542-8249 

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Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities
The agent in this position will have educational responsibilities in all phases of livestock, equine, forages, and field crops. This individual will also act as the county pesticide coordinator. The successful candidate must be able to conduct educational programs that focus on the profitability and sustainability of North Carolina livestock, equine, forages, field crops, and pesticide education, utilizing best practices based on research to include the adoption of proven technology, business, and financial practices.

This position will function as county pesticide coordinator and be responsible for providing educational training opportunities for private, public, and commercial operators to obtain and maintain their licenses.

The agent will be expected to develop and market educational programs with measurable impacts and to collaborate with other agencies, groups, and organizations in order to more effectively reach intended audiences throughout the county.

This position is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position.

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NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination and harassment regardless of age, color, disability, family and marital status, genetic information, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sexual identity (including pregnancy), and veteran status. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Ginger Cunningham, County Extension Director, at 919.542.8202,, or in person at the County Extension Office at least 30 days prior to the event.