Learn by Doing! Pasture Livestock Production at NCSU / CEFS, Goldsboro, NC

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Check out the  Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ (CEFS) 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Apprenticeship Program. Several different apprenticeships will be offered including a PASTURED LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIP based at CEFS’ Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC. This paid 40 hour/week apprenticeship will last 6-9 months with an ideal start date of March 2020.

This apprenticeship will provide an individual with skills in pastured dairy, pork, and beef production. It will build a solid foundation for the following career paths: research assistant, research technician, farm manager assistant, and a variety of higher education or graduate programs in related fields. Many apprentices at the animal units have gone on to veterinary school.

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For more information about each of the apprenticeships and to apply, please visit the website. Applications will be open until all positions are filled. 

For any additional questions or information about the program, contact Dallas Goodnight, Program Assistant at dlgoodni@ncsu.edu or Dr. Angel Cruz, CEFS Academic and Extension Initiatives Manager at 919-513-0954 or aecruz@ncsu.edu