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PhD Opening: Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems

PhD Opening: Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems

PhD Position with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) One Ph.D. position is immediately available at the Quebec Research and Development Centre of AAFC in collaboration with the Department of Soil Science and agri-food engineering at Laval University (Quebec), Bordeaux University (France) and INRA Bordeaux(France). The position is a part of a cross-Canada project entitled “Linking Nutrient Cycling […]

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Take the next step in your agricultural management career Salary $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually  The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. The Branch leads the Ministry’s agriculture business and industry development including initiatives […]

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually Abbotsford Crop Risk Specialist This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 61968. A great opportunity to take the next step in your career The Business Risk Management Branch (BRMB) provides agricultural risk management services to help farmers and farm organizations proactively manage […]

Job Posting: Project Manager – Soil Health Institute

Job Posting: Project Manager – Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, is seeking a Project Manager for an initial 1-year appointment, with the possibility of extension. The individual selected will be responsible for managing a project whose goal is to provide quantitative […]

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative and the European Commission are pleased to launch a call for experts for the establishment of a Working Group to develop a global and regional […]

CSSS/CSAFM Annual Meeting and Rhizosphere5 Conference – July 10-12, 2019

CSSS/CSAFM Annual Meeting and Rhizosphere5 Conference – July 10-12, 2019

2019 Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) and the Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) is happening July 10 to 12, 2019 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. More information can be found here. Registration for the CSSS/CSAFM 2019 meeting closes July 1st. You can register here. This joint annual meeting […]

Thank you for attending the 2019 Summer Soil ID Course!

Thank you for attending the 2019 Summer Soil ID Course!

August 6 – 8, Osoyoos, BC. For more information click here  

Job Posting: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

Job Posting: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) has openings for anyone passionate about farmers’ markets and local food systems. They are looking for a full-time contract communications manager and a full-time hourly communications coordinator. Learn more and apply here    

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil Carbon Sequestration Impacts on Global Climate Change and Food Security

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil Carbon Sequestration Impacts on Global Climate Change and Food Security

The University of Guelph is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on scaling up large datasets on soil processes and greenhouse gas emissions to identify climate-smart soil management practices. Research will involve the use of data from long-term micrometeorological CO2 and N2O flux and soil weighing lysimeter experiments designed to identify practices that […]

MSc and PhD Opportunity: Carbon Storage in Canadian Forests and Agricultural Soils

MSc and PhD Opportunity: Carbon Storage in Canadian Forests and Agricultural Soils

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Forest Service We seek MSc students and PhD students to work on projects addressing agricultural and forest carbon cycle, and how land-uses and land-use change can impact the different soil carbon pools. Many agricultural and forestry management practices may affect soil carbon storage through increased leaf-litter inputs, reduced […]