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Program Contact: Angie Freeman Shephard, Ag Program Coordinator

* Job Opening: Field Research Assistant *

Washington State University Extension-San Juan County is hiring a temporary, part-time
staff member to assist with applied agricultural research projects. WSU Extension has
initiated several on-farm research projects seeking to address priority questions for San
Juan County farmers. Research projects include management of wireworms in vegetable
crop production; impact of aeration, over-seeding and organic fertilizer amendment on
forage quality and productivity; crop variety evaluation and more.

Click here for the complete job description for the Field Research Assistant

What We Do

The Washington State University San Juan County Extension Ag Program supports a vibrant farm community and food system in San Juan County. We provide education on issues and topics important to agriculture in San Juan County.  We emphasize practical, research-based information from WSU and other educational institutions and authorities. Priorities are identified through listening sessions, surveys, program evaluations and direct contacts. We are conducting applied on-farm research programs in the areas of pasture management, crop variety evaluation and organic pest management.

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