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CEFS is recruiting an experienced communications professional to develop, execute, and manage a comprehensive communications strategy with the goals of broadening awareness of CEFS’ programs and initiatives, communicating our impact, and increasing engagement among diverse audiences.
This position will be based at the Small Farm Unit at CEFS' Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro. The primary purpose of this position is to support the PI to conduct a long-term mixed vegetable farm budget and financial analysis for small farmers. Tasks include mixed vegetable production, management of the mixed vegetable plot, and data collection and recording using EXCEL.
The NC Choices Carolina Meat Conference is holding its annual conference downtown at the Millennium Center. The conference draws about 300 farmers, meat processors, chefs and others interested in meat production in North Carolina.
This position provides leadership to Cooperative Extension program efforts, managing and coordinating on-site projects at the Small Farm Unit (SFU) at CEFS' Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC.
CEFS has an opening for an Interim Communications Manager. This person must be able to take direction, learn quickly, and hit the ground running, with the ability to work independently and also collaborate with a variety of faculty, staff, and stakeholders.
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems Announces Recipients of 2019-2020 NC State Graduate Student Fellowships
August 7, 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dr. Angel Cruz, CEFS Academic and Extension Initiatives Manager: 919-513-0954 or firstname.lastname@example.org Raleigh, NC: The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) has announced the 2019-2020 recipients of [...]
CEFS' Tropical Spiderwort eradication program is seeking a highly-motivated individual to help us scout and remove tropical spiderwort from CEFS’ Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC.
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems Celebrates 25 Years of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Work in North Carolina
Twenty-five years ago in North Carolina, amid rising concern about the impact of agriculture on the environment, a groundbreaking partnership was established.
Stepping into CEFS’ early days, it was clear right away what made this new initiative different: it was an innovative, interdisciplinary, collaborative effort between different departments at multiple universities, and included voices from non-profit organizations, farmers, and the general public.
July 25 @ 9:00am - 4:45pm | $25 Silvopasture, the intentional practice of integrating forages, animals and trees, is one type of agroforestry with potential to improve ecosystem responses and provide multiple sources of farm [...]