Rourke Farm in Minto, Manitoba is seeking a Research Assistant- Cover crop research for Net Positive Farming!
ABOUT Rourke Farm
6000 acre grain farm some organic but moving to Zero Till Plus and Net Positive Carbon Grain Farming
Family is first priority. I zero tilled for 35 years, then organic for 5. I am moving to Zero Till plus using regenerative principles, except livestock. Plus agroecological practises, sustainable intensification, Green N, Green fuel and a Green attitude. Continuous learning. I started a PhD last September on how to move Western Canadian ag from being part of the global warming problem to a solution.
Honest, hard working, punctual, inquisitive, drivers license, self starter
Helping with on farm research plots– about 3000. When time– help on grain farm, garden, yard and equipment maintenance and building up keep.
Term: end of April until end of August or October. We have had summer help turn into full time research people
Hours per week: usually 40, maybe more in busy season
Wage: Manitoba minimum wage or negotiable if needing a house.
Please submit your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to apply: April 15th , however if I find a good person it will close sooner
When applying, please mention you saw this posting at youngagrarians.org