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The Specialty Crops Program at CSU empowers growers and producers throughout Colorado by supplying them with science based information to inspire innovation, competitiveness and success. The program collaborates with researchers both in Colorado and nationally to address the needs of specialty crops producers.

The CSU Specialty Crops Program is supported by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Specialty Crops are defined by the USDA as fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and nursery crops (including floriculture and sod).

POSITION OPENING: Specialty Crops Research Associate

CSU’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture seeks a Specialty Crops Program Research Associate based in Fort Collins, CO

Minimum requirements: B.S./B.A. degree + 5 OR M.S. + 2 years, experience OR Ph.D. in horticulture, agronomy, or closely related field.

Read full job description/how to apply at the job listing.

Apply by 2/9/20 for full consideration.

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