March 15, 2017 from 8:30am – 4:00pm
PCO Office Building
106 School Street, Suite 201
Spring Mills, PA 16875
PCO, in collaboration with Penn State Extension, will host a day of workshops to assist agricultural educators in serving transitioning and certified organic producers.
Course topics and outcomes include:
- Overview of organic concepts and practices
- Organic Certification and Transition requirements
- Results and lessons learned on reducing tillage in organic feed and forage cropping systems based on Penn State on-going research-station and on-farm research
- Action Plan development: Participants will develop an action plan with PCO staff and the trainers that they will use to work with farmers and producers who are interested in transitioning.
We encourage agricultural professionals, including extension, government agency, and public or private sector educators and consultants, who work with crop and forage producers in the Northeast Region to attend.
This is a free event and lunch will be provided. Registration
required. Attendees will receive Penn State’s Organic Crop Production Guide
CCA/Pesticide credits available. Public sector educators may apply for mileage reimbursement.
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Job Opening: Director of Marketing and Development
Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces an opening for Director of Marketing and Development. This director will lead the Education and Outreach Team and oversee PCO’s resource development, education and outreach, marketing and public relations programs. The ideal candidate will have education and experience in the following areas: writing proposals and securing funding, conducting community education and outreach, and leading marketing initiatives. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team. This position is based in our Spring Mills, PA, office. Remote work locations will be considered.
This is a full-time, exempt position.
Salary: $55,000 – $70,000, depending on experience.
Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, vacation and paid time off.
Position will remain open until filled. A full job description is available here.
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