Current Opportunities within the Forest Resource Management Program
The master's degree program in Sustainable Agriculture is designed to produce graduates with the skills needed to succeed and be leaders in a century that will bring significant changes to agriculture. This program will produce graduates with production, consultancy, research and service skills adaptable to addressing a variety of issues in modern agriculture: fuel efficiency; nutrition retention and cycling; sustainable, organic and low-input crop/livestock production; water, energy and soil conservation; local and direct marketing; etc. Graduates will be able to effectively work and communicate with professionals in a wide variety of disciplines.
Summer (May - August)
The Student Agroforestry Intern will primarily support research on forest management practices for forest farming and silvopasture in Missouri. Duties include preparing research plots, planting, harvesting nontimber forest products, and recording data. The intern will also assist with additional new and ongoing projects at the research farms (Busby and Carver farm) and other field locations.
We are also looking for a Student Agroforestry Intern interested in continuing research activities throughout the academic year.
This position will involve coordinating and facilitating activities for several agroforestry and climate-smart commodities projects. Duties include project planning, fieldwork, training and mentoring students and interacting with community members during programming. For more information and to apply click HERE.
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