| The Area Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for livestock and natural resources will conduct a multi-county based extension, education and applied research program that will focus on livestock production including nutrition, grazing management, genetic selection, reproductive efficiency, and sustainable range and pasture management and production. The natural resource component of this position will focus on developing effective solutions to issues relating to commercial livestock production systems and natural resource issues such as water quality, rangeland health, wildlife habitat, and public lands management. The primary service area for this position is Plumas and Sierra Counties but the CE advisor will also respond to clientele inquiries and deliver science-based information to clientele in Butte County. |
The CE advisor will facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders. The CE advisor will develop and implement education and applied research programs addressing important issues at the interface of livestock production systems, natural resources management, and watershed health. A thorough and practical understanding of livestock production, irrigated pasture and range management will be required in order to develop an effective program.
The CE advisor will develop and conduct applied research and demonstration projects that evaluate livestock, pasture, and range management practices and strategies that maximize production efficiency while enhancing rangeland resources, wildlife habitat, and water quality. Other research opportunities include riparian protection, livestock grazing systems, and animal nutrition to sustainably produce livestock. CE advisors disseminate appropriate, science-based information to inform clientele, using extension methods that are responsive to clientele needs and appropriate for the audience and situation.
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