Agriculture Extension Associate
Location: Lexington, KY
The Cultivate KY Assistant will help provide third-party food-safety audit assistance to growers throughout KY. They will work with the Cultivate KY Senior Associate to help onboard new growers interested in the audit process and help them to evaluate and mitigate their unique risks. This will entail travel throughout KY to meet growers on-farm to tour their operation. They will work with existing growers to ensure proper access to resources, other technical assistance professionals, and value-chain coordinators. They will also assist in development of appropriate programming, surveys, and resources to help small and medium size growers have fair and equitably access to wholesale markets.
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