Eurosoil 2020 Conference – Geneva, August 24-28

Eurosoil 2020 Conference – Geneva, August 24-28

The EUROSOIL 2020 Conference is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland August 24-28, 2020. The call for abstracts is open until February 20, 2020.  The tropical soils session is looking for presenters.    Here is the session description:   4.19 Understanding tropical soils biogeochemistry to tackle food production and environmental challenges. Tropical soils have on average sustained a […]

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference – March 23-24, Calgary, AB

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference – March 23-24, Calgary, AB

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university student studying agriculture, producer, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. AWC is for women who want to enhance their family life, community, career, and industry through: —communications and coaching —mentoring […]

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

The Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science 2020 Spring Workshop and Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday March 7, 2020 at the University of the Fraser Valley. Registration will open in late January. For more details, click here.

Job Posting: Professor of Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood, Dalhousie University

Job Posting: Professor of Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood, Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured position in Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2020. (Exceptional candidates will be considered at the Full Professor rank depending upon qualifications and experience). The successful applicant will be expected […]

Job Posting: Sales Assistant and Field Assistant, UBC Farm

Job Posting: Sales Assistant and Field Assistant, UBC Farm

Click the links below for more information UBC Farm Field Assistant. Deadline: January 12, 2020 The Field Assistant supports the UBC Farm and CSFS by coordinating and performing day-to-day crop production and land stewardship activities for a defined range of crops at the UBC Farm. Plans are subject to change, but we anticipate that in […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Agronomy, U of Manitoba

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Agronomy, U of Manitoba

University of Manitoba Department of Soil Science Position Start Date: April 1, 2020 Application Deadline: January 31, 2020. Title: Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Agronomy (Tenure Track) Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Posting End Date: January 31, 2020 Job Description The Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University […]

Graduate student opportunities: Cover Crops and Vineyard Management at UBC-O

Graduate student opportunities: Cover Crops and Vineyard Management at UBC-O

Two graduate opportunities are available at UBC Okanagan Campus. For more information click the links below: MSc – Water and nutrient management strategies for Okanagan Valley vineyards PhD – In-Row and Inter-Row Cover Crops Screening and Effects on Soil Ecology in Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Vineyards

Job Posting: ES Cropconsult Field Technicians and IPM Supervisors

Job Posting: ES Cropconsult Field Technicians and IPM Supervisors

E.S. Cropconsult employs up to 20 summer staff from April, May to August each year. Practicum and co-op students are welcome! Summer staff are trained as field technicians to recognize insect and disease pests of potato, berry, vegetable or nursery crops. Field Technician positions – These are for our seasonal field crews. Positions provide good […]

Job Posting: Vegetation Ecologist/ Soil Scientist, Integral Ecology Group

Job Posting: Vegetation Ecologist/ Soil Scientist, Integral Ecology Group

The position primarily entails ecological assessments of reclaimed and natural areas. Though significant learning can happen on the job, the applicant is expected to arrive with the ability to either identify vascular plants to the species level, and record covers and characteristics and/or independently conduct formal soil surveys. The applicant will be expected to manage, […]

Job Posting: Soil Fertility Specialists, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Job Posting: Soil Fertility Specialists, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

The Agriculture Development Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario, is seeking two Soil Fertility Specialists, one permanent position in the area of Horticulture and one temporary position in the area of Field Crops, to coordinate projects designed to assess the applicability of new or existing practices, products, technology, research, programs and policies […]