The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at
Oklahoma State University invites applications for a full-time,
eleven-month, non-tenure track position as Assistant Extension
Specialist. The successful candidate is expected to establish an
effective statewide extension program in viticulture. Review of
applicants will begin on October 1 with a potential starting date
in December 2020. For more information about our department,
please visit: http://www.hortla.okstate.edu/
The incumbent will coordinate an annual Oklahoma Grape Management
Extension Course including teaching classes, scheduling speakers,
updating materials, and organizing field trips. The incumbent
will create online grape management class, advanced training or
wine making -focused courses. The incumbent will submit grant
applications to assist with grape classes, research vineyard and
The Incumbent will assist with Market Gardening School,
Horticulture Industries Show and other grower groups. The
Incumbent will update, revise or create extension fact sheets and
revise extension educator handbook sections pertaining to grapes.
The Incumbent will provide expertise to county extension
educators and the public via phone calls, emails, letters,
virtual sessions, and in-person, assist growers and winemakers
with site visits as needed. The Incumbent will coordinate grape
workshops and field days. The Incumbent will appear as a guest on
the Oklahoma Gardening television show covering grape topics. The
Incumbent will be responsible for content of Oklahoma Grape
Management web page and Facebook page. The Incumbent will write
information for Hort. Tips and In-service Horticulture training.
The incumbent will facilitate the use of fruit demonstration &
research vineyards at Cimarron Valley Research station to support
research, field days and classes and plan updates/improvements as
needed. The Incumbent will work with Field and Research Service
Unit (FRSU) personnel as needed for spray and maintenance needs.
The Incumbent will cooperate with Plant Pathologist and
Entomologist on needed projects. The Incumbent will provide
educational opportunities for winemaking and collaborate with
wine lab in the Food and Agricultural Products Center (FAPC).
The Incumbent will help coordinate the Oklahoma State Grape and
Wine Industry Conference. The Incumbent will interact with
Oklahoma Grape Industries Council (OGIC) as appropriate. The
Incumbent will participate in Forum of Oklahoma Wines. The
Incumbent will submit articles to OGIC newsletter. The Incumbent
will be responsible for certifying participation in the Oklahoma
Vineyard Management Workbook assessment program.
Applicants must have the following: a Master’s degree in
Horticulture, Crop Science, Plant Science or closely related
discipline. As well as one-year related experience to include
Cooperative Extension experience, preferably in grape and wine
extension programming; program management and/or leadership
experience, formal or informal teaching experience, and
experience working with other extension professionals,
scientists, or industry partners.
Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) detailed letter
of interest and fit for the position, 3) curriculum vitae or
resume, 4) contact information for three references. Review of
applications will begin October 1 with a potential starting date
in December 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
19500 SW Mountain Home Rd
Sherwood, OR 97140
Ponzi Vineyards, one of Oregon’s founding wineries, is seeking an
experienced cellar-hand to join us for the 2020 harvest (our 50th
anniversary!). PV specializes in the production of premium Pinot
noir and Chardonnay, along with other varietals such as
Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Arneis and Dolcetto.
Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Develops viticulture management strategies and tools tailored to
plant responses that conserve water, make efficient use of
nutrients, and produce high quality fruit.
Adapts viticulture production practices that incorporate new,
site-specific management using a systems approach.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual to
assist in berry sampling for the duration of the 2020
harvest. You will be responsible for daily sampling of multiple
vineyard sites, including recording observations regarding
fruit development and juice preparation.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
•Operation of a standard propane or electric sit-down
•Performing daily equipment checks
•Moving goods packed on pallets
•Operating pallet wrapper
•Ability to work safely in a fast-paced environment
•Adheres to all safety practices and company policies
Dakota Shy Wine
771 Sage Canyon Road
St. Helena, CA 94574
Dakota Shy Wine is seeking 2020 Harvest Interns!
Selected interns will have an opportunity to thrive at one of Napa Valley’s newest, state-of-the-art wineries during its fourth harvest. Interns will learn production processes from our winemaker, assistant winemaker, and cellar master.
Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science (Lubbock, Texas), is seeking an MS Graduate Research Assistant. Focus of this research will primarily be on improving vineyard irrigation scheduling for enhanced water use efficiency.
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