Sky High Farm hiring Livestock Coorindator

Pine Plains, New York

Livestock Coordinator Job Posting
Application period ends November 20, 2015

Dates:  Starting December 1st, 2015 (flexible)
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 8:00AM – 4:00 PM (40 hrs./week) Supervisor: Samuel Rose, Farm Manager

Sky High Farm is a non-­‐profit organization that is committed to addressing food security and
nutrition by improving access to nutritious food for New Yorkers living in underserved communities.
The farm sustainably grows organic fruits and vegetables and raises livestock exclusively for the
purpose of donation. For more information visit us at

Job Summary:
Sky High Farm is looking for a highly motivated individual who will carry out the day-­‐to-­‐day
responsibilities and assist in the long-­‐term strategic planning for a diversified, grass based
livestock operation.  The candidate will coordinate the raising of grass-­‐fed steer and sheep, hog
broiler chickens and layers.  The candidate will also participate in other farm activities such as
vegetable production, educational initiatives for visitors with a focus on sustainable livestock
production methods, and the training/mentoring of farm interns during the summer season.

To view the full job description and for information on how to apply, click here: Livestock Coordinator Job Posting


Grass Run Farms hiring Farm Operations Manager

Dorchester, Iowa

Seeking: Farm Operations Manager

The Job: Grass Run Farms, producer and wholesaler of 100% grass fed beef, seeks a farm operations manager for the coordination and execution of its established grass-fed beef finishing and custom grazing operations, based in/near Dorchester, Iowa.

This position is an opportunity to manage and build many enterprises within our grass-fed beef production company. We’re looking for someone with foundational expertise in cattle farming and a desire to be accountable for the growth of a business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Ration preparation and cattle feeding on pasture

Cattle receiving, sorting and routine handling

Rotational grazing system management

Permanent and temporary fencing

Daily record-keeping and data management

Qualifications: Must have proven skill in all forms of communication, large animal husbandry, machinery operation, fencing, data management, and general farm maintenance. Ability to work independently, ask questions, handle challenging situations, and solve practical problems required. Previous employment in the cattle industry, animal nutrition, and/or business management preferred.

Specific Skills Required:

Cattle handling and care experience

Proficiency in digital communications, including e-mail, mobile phone and text communication

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