St. Croix County Agriculture Extension Educator (50%)
02.02.2018
02.27.2018
St. Croix County, UW-Extension Office, 1960 8th Ave., Suite 140, Baldwin, WI 54002

The Agriculture Extension Educator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support:

  • Thriving individuals and families;
  • Effective organizations;
  • Healthy and vibrant communities; and
  • Strong economies.

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve St. Croix County.

The Agriculture Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include: (add bullet list of 3-5 priority program topics)

  • Responding to commercial and homeowner questions, including plant problem diagnosis, weed identification, pest and disease management for a diverse audience.
  • Provide commercial horticulture educational programming addressing existing and emerging needs for fruit and vegetable production, which may include production for farmers markets, CSA’s, direct marketing, cooperatives, and other venues.
  • Provide commercial horticultural programming addressing existing and emerging needs for the green industry, which may include nurseries, greenhouses, landscapers, garden centers, landscape maintenance firms and others.
  • Collaborate with the UW-Extension Pierce County Horticulture Educator

This individual will apply the University of Wisconsin’s research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.