Welcome our new research agronomist!
Dr. Reza Keshavarz Afshar has joined the Western Colorado Research Center-Fruita as the Research Scientist for Agronomy. He brings a wealth of experience in sustainable agriculture, alternative crops and soil management practices.
The WCRC-Fruita is currently seeking to fill a Research Associate position. Primary responsibilities are to assist research scientists in the planning and execution of on-site and off-station applied research in agronomic crops and cropping systems (variety trials, water resources, irrigation systems, pest and salinity management, soil management, new and alternative crops, etc.). Specific expectations are to: assist with the collection of research data according to protocols provided by professional staff; assist with outreach activities such as field days and workshops; assist in the general operations of the canter including, but not limited to, general farm and research plot operations and maintaining facilities and repairing equipment. Some heavy lifting (50 lbs) Is required. To apply for this position please view the job posting at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/51717.