Overview Since 1973, CCOF has been widely recognized as one of the nation’s top organic certifiers. Today CCOF is the only full service organic certification and trade association supporting the growth of organic food and agriculture through its mission: certifying, educating, advocating and promoting organic. CCOF provides premier organic certification programs and trade association benefits to farms, processors, private labelers, retailers, restaurants, brokers, and supporting members including individuals, suppliers and service providers. As a proponent of organic agriculture and... read more »
Herd Manager needed to build a new dairy operation of grass fed, organic registered Jersey cows in Alabama. Location is near Marion, about an hour south of Tuscaloosa, home of the U. of Alabama. The individual will be responsible for all facets of day-to-day operations, including: Milk production and milking facility management Hands-on management of herd health and reproduction protocols Overseeing animal care and housing Scheduling veterinary visits and equipment maintenance Buying and selling animals Maintaining accurate and detailed animal identification and herd records... read more »
Overview: Since 1973, CCOF has been widely recognized as one of the nation’s top organic certifiers. Today CCOF is the only full service organic certification and trade association supporting the growth of organic food and agriculture through its mission: certifying, educating, advocating and promoting organic. CCOF provides premier organic certification programs and trade association benefits to farms, processors, private labelers, retailers, restaurants, brokers, and supporting members including individuals, suppliers and service providers. For more information about CCOF, please... read more »
Background: The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition NSAC, a membership-based alliance of grassroots organizations across the country that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources and rural communities, seeks an exceptional individual to manage the coalition, lead its foundation and other fundraising efforts, and facilitate the coalitions mission and vision. Learn more about NSAC. Responsibilities: The Managing Director will be accountable to the Organizational Council, working in partnership with NSAC’... read more »
Job Summary The Agricultural Extension Communications Specialist will assist Driscoll’s Global Research, Breeding, and Agronomy departments in developing a strategy for agronomic extension and global knowledge transfer. This position will be responsible for leading the communication strategy that ensures global information exchange within our breeding, research and production departments, as well as effective extension to our our growers internationally. This position will be responsible for identifying creative, effective, and user-friendlyconveyance of agronomic best practices and... read more »
Person with vegetable growing experience in commercial greenhouses required for a certified organic farm on the Big Island of Hawaii, near Pahoa town. Crops grown in our greenhouses include tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, and assorted herbs and companion plants. Other certified organic vegetables are being grown in outdoor gardens as well. Knowledge and experience with vegetable growing in commercial sized greenhouses, and starting and transplanting seedlings, would be needed for this position. Experience with growing vegetables in outdoor garden beds would also be an... read more »
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) has an immediate opening for two Certification Specialists for positions conducting organic certification. One Certification Specialist will be in the Handler department conducting certification of processors /handlers and retailers. The other Certification Specialist will be in the Grower department conducting certification of farmers. Both positions will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally accredited organic certification program. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced office... read more »
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking an academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program to optimize agricultural sustainability and diversification, regional food systems land use and public policy. The assignment area has a $1.3 billion annual agricultural production value, with Napa and Sonoma wine grape production accounting for $1 billion of this value currently. CLOSING DATE: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by May... read more »
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking an academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program to lead and expand agriculture as an integral part of urban growth and population change and land use and public policies that enable productive use of urban land. The Area Urban Ag Advisor will address critical urban issues of sprawl, vacant city lots, and public desire for safe local food, food insecurity and community livability. CLOSING DATE: To assure full... read more »
We have a large currently non-commercial organic garden and small cabin available for possible work/trade for an experienced organic gardener. Located in the Santa Cruz mountains between Santa Cruz and Watsonville, CA. There is currently about an acre of developed beds, and several acres of mature and new trees. Another acre is available for development, and additional property nearby is being terraced, and planted with trees, ponds, produce, etc... Woofers provide seasonal labor, and a tractor and several utility vehicles are available for heavy work. Property is 20 acres total surrounded by... read more »
Round Pond Estate, a premium Napa Valley winery, is seeking a Head Gardener to oversee the care and maintenance of an extensive organic estate landscape. This unique estate includes organic vegetable gardens, flower cutting gardens and 5 acres of California/ Mediterranean landscaping. Position includes participation in garden design and layout, daily landscape maintenance, supervision of garden personnel and outside contractors. Experience Required 5 years of hands on estate gardening experience Organic & Biodynamic growing techniques Irrigation installation & maintenance,... read more »
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest crops for the Farm Stand and Organic Kitchen. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops and landscaping; cleaning, packaging, and loading products. May repair fences and buildings, participate in irrigation activities and miscellaneous maintenance of the Farm Stand and Organic Kitchen. Also, set-up for and help with special events and tours. Set up and operate irrigation... read more »
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Deadline Extended: USDA/NRCS extended the deadline for the filing of the initial application form to participate in CSP for 2013 until June 14, 2013. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced an extension of the deadline for farmers and ranchers to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) until June 14. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack originally announced that applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 sign up of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) would be due by May 31, but a congressional delay... read more »
The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCDSCC) is offering technical and financial assistance to improve efficiency of crop irrigation systems and nutrient applications. Growers throughout the Pajaro River Watershed (Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara) are eligible for one or all of the following services and reports: Evaluation of existing irrigation system efficiency Assessment of water and nutrient management practices Development or modification of crop specific irrigation and fertilization management strategies Implemention of improved irrigation... read more »
Location: 21400 Avenue 10, Madera, CA 93637 - East of Road 21 on Avenue 10. Reason for Sale: Seller would like to use 1031 exchange to relocate to northern California near family. Total of ±58 acres: AP# 044-141-004-000 - ±38 acres organic almonds. 50% NP, 25% Carmel, 25% Fitz. 24'x14' spacing. AP# 044-141-003-000 - ±20 acres organic almonds. 50% NP, 25% Carmel, 25% Monterey. 24'x16' spacing. Irrigation: Deep well 20 hp orchard valves flood. Madera Irrigation District lift pump 5 hp. Madera Irrigation District lift pump 7.5 hp... read more »
Year around certified greenhouse/outside organic operation at the Arizona/Utah border. Includes 3,300 sq. ft. of greenhouse space, 960 sq. ft. of outside beds, 3 BR/2 Bath house on 1/2 acre with city water and sewer. Near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce National Parks, and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Asking $225K/best offer. Inquiries: email@example.com.
USDA Organic olive orchard with 3,000 trees planted high density. 10 acres with new home,includes certified organic processing room for bottling olive oil with label trademark.110 gpm well with spectacular panoramic views in Paso Robles.
I have organic forage mix hay (oats, barley and beardless wheat) for sale; about 400 bales (first cut). $17.50 per bale; great quality, low weed pressure. Contact: Welten Farms LLC / Ronald Welten (831) 710-7407; cash or cashiers check only.
Our trees have been certified organic by CCOF over 2 decades. Looking to sell organic White Sapote and organic Cherimoya when in season. The White Sapote is currently in season. Farmer also looking to work with an existing CSA program.
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