Overview

The Extension Associate will provide technical assistance, develop educational materials, and facilitate collaboration nationally and internationally to address PSR implementation challenges in partnership with the KDA. Responsible for planning, organizing, instructing and evaluating PSA training programs for produce growers, extension educators, and regulatory personnel in the state. In partnership with the KDA, initiate and Participate in On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRR’s) across Kentucky. Prepare periodic reports to KDA and the Southern Center and participate in regular team meetings with Kentucky’s produce safety team. Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and have dependable transportation that allows for travel within Kentucky for Education and outreach and regionally and nationally for annual produce safety-related conferences.

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