BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

To support future agrologists in achieving their career in agrology, the BC Institute of Agrologists awards up to two $1500 scholarships annually. Scholarship applicants must be: enrolled in a degree program in a recognized British Columbia post-secondary institute enrolled in 3rd or 4th undergraduate degree program or a post-graduate (Masters) program full-time or part-time (no fewer […]

PhD Opportunity: Agricultural Soil Structural Stability, University of Guelph

PhD Opportunity: Agricultural Soil Structural Stability, University of Guelph

Two funded PhD positions: Structural stability of agricultural soils in Ontario Project: Surface and subsurface compaction, due to traffic, and surface crusting, due to rain-induced disaggregation, continue to be major problems facing agriculture in Ontario and elsewhere. With the trend towards larger farms, more massive equipment and increasing unpredictability of climate, the risk of soil […]

2019 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

2019 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

Deadline for applications is October 18, 2019.   This scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a bequest to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation, now CFFAE. In establishing this award, Dr. Ivarson wished to support students from his home province of Alberta in their pursuit of studies in agricultural sciences. The first […]

Lecture: Mega-companies in the Global Food System

Lecture: Mega-companies in the Global Food System

Join the UBC Farm and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 for a talk: Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability. Dr. Jennifer Clapp is a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability, and a Wall Institute International Visiting Research Scholar from the School […]

Job Opportunity: Project Manager for the College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University

Job Opportunity: Project Manager for the College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University

The Project Manager position assists the lead PI, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, manage the logistics, reporting, communication, outreach, organization, and budget oversight for the 4-year onion USDA NIFA SCRI project (~$4M in funding plus $4M in cost-share to be tracked) with 24 people from 12 states and one other country. This position is responsible for […]

Job Opportunity: 40 Research Scientist Positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Job Opportunity: 40 Research Scientist Positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Growing Agricultural Innovation Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Science and Technology Branch (STB) Various STB Research and Development Centre locations across Canada $55,870 to $144,413 (The classification level and salary will be determined by the qualifications of the candidate).   The specific expertise sought will contribute to attaining the following goals: Goal #1: Increase agro-ecosystem […]

Job Opportunity: Farm Manager

Job Opportunity: Farm Manager

Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is seeking a full-time Farm Manager. The Farm Manager, under the direction of the Director of Agroecology, will oversee all aspects of operating the Merry Lea Sustainable Farm and maintain a regular physical presence at the farm. The farm manager will collaborate with other staff, faculty, students, […]

Job Opportunity: Forest Carbon Project Manager

Job Opportunity: Forest Carbon Project Manager

Forest Carbon Project Manager Company Description NatureBank is a global leader in the design, development, and implementation of GHG reduction programs at all scales. Our international Land Use division focuses on avoided deforestation, sustainable forest management, and sustainable agriculture. We have developed some of the world’s largest carbon projects including the Great Bear Forest Carbon […]

Job Opportunity: Regional Agrologist

Job Opportunity: Regional Agrologist

Regional Agrologist- Abbotsford (LSO AGRL 3) BC Ministry of Agriculture- Sector Development Branch (salary range $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually) Another great opportunity to join the Coastal Regional Agrologist team in Abbotsford. 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 […]

Job Opportunity: Farm to School BC Regional Animator, Surrey (Part Time)

Job Opportunity: Farm to School BC Regional Animator, Surrey (Part Time)

Position Summary Farm to School BC (F2SBC) and Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) seeks a dynamic, creative, and inspiring individual to coordinate, strengthen and expand the Farm to School Surrey Regional Hub. Reporting to the Provincial Manager of F2SBC, the Animator provides students with access to healthy, local food and hands-on learning opportunities that […]