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*NEW JOB* District Manager Marquette County Conservation District
The Marquette County Conservation District is located at 780 Commerce Dr. in Marquette, MI. The District Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Marquette County Conservation District (MCCD) including organization and supervision of office operations, coordinating programs and activities, and aiding the Board of Directors (Board). The District Manager shall be under the direct supervision of the Board. While the majority of the workload is administrative and performed in an office setting, some fieldwork and event attendance may be required. Read the full position description and apply here.
*NEW JOB* Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS) Field Organizer
Application deadline: July 31, 2022
MIFFS is seeking a passionate, organized, and self-directed individual to fill the Field Organizer position. This person will have a combination of experience and knowledge in community organizing, food systems, and/or sustainable agriculture policy, and is motivated to learn more. This position is responsible for establishing a grassroots and grasstops action network across Michigan leading up to the 2023 Farm Bill. The Organizer will lead critical strategies in Michigan using an environmental and equity lens to advance policy priorities that can impact climate change mitigation, foster racial equity, and shape more resilient food systems. Read the full position description & apply here.
FOR SALE: Black Wagyu Bulls, forage fed. For more information contact Paul Naasz, MSU UPREC, Chatham (906)439-5114 Ext 2.
FOR SALE: Hay, 5x6 round bales legume grass hay, stored inside. Call Jon and Donna Ahlberg, Iron River (906)265-9333.
Looking for animals to custom graze on 120 acres. Henry Miller 2351 W 6 Mile Rd, Sault Ste Marie, 49783
FOR SALE: High moisture corn, approximately 5,000 bushels in harvester already rolled. $8/per 100; $160/ton. (906)424- 0225.
FOR SALE: Simmental Bulls, mature and young, registered and non-registered. Call Duane Kolpack (906) 362-6862.
FOR SALE: Hay, large square bales 3x3x7.75 Timothy grass, 4,000 to sell. Former dairy farm doing all big square bales hay. Call Dave Bell in the EUP 906-440-6455 or email Bellsdairy@yahoo.com. Also a realtor in the UP so contact me for real estate here. Dave@smith-company.com
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