This position is located in the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Central National Technology Support Center, in Fort Worth, Texas.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Central Region Conservation Agronomist to provide statewide authoritative technical support to interdisciplinary program staff teams.
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- Provides overall leadership for agronomic program direction to State Conservationists within the NTSC area.
- Facilitate agronomy activities in the National Technology Support Center (NTSC) and responds accordingly to requests from State Conservationists, and other NTSC senior-level staff specialist.
- Develop agronomic policies, procedures, and technical standards for the States within; a) the assigned program area; b) broad guidelines established by national policy; and c) within the NTSC assigned areas.
- Serves as the technical authority on Agricultural Research Service (ARS) work groups involved in analyzing, updating, and improving erosion prediction technology.
- Develops and revises all aspects of Field Office Technical Guides and practice standards related to agronomics.
- Collaborates with representatives of other agencies in the gathering and analyzing of data from field trials and research projects
Occasional travel – You will be expected to travel for this position.