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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 […]

8th International Crop Science Congress – June 21-25, 2020

8th International Crop Science Congress – June 21-25, 2020

Under the auspices of the International Crop Science Society and the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan, the 8th Internaional Crop Science Congress will be held at the Prairieland Park Convention Centre in Saskatoon from June 21 – 25, 2020. The theme of the congress will be Food Security & […]

Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity – March 10-12, 2020

Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity – March 10-12, 2020

The FAO is hosting a Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity (GSOBI20) at its Headquarters in Rome, Italy on 10 – 12 March 2020. This Symposium, will be jointly organized by the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the Global Soil Biodiversity Ini[a[ve (GSBI) and the UN Conven[on on Biological Diversity […]

Soil Science Society of America  Annual Meeting – November 10-13, 2019

Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting – November 10-13, 2019

The American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America will host approximately 4,000 scientists, professionals, educators, and students at the 2019 International Annual Meeting, “Embracing the Digital Environment,” on November 10-13, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas. This premier scientific meeting provides unlimited networking opportunities, scientific abstracts, oral and […]

Summit on Canadian Soil Health – October 1-2, 2019

Summit on Canadian Soil Health – October 1-2, 2019

TheSummit on Canadian Soil Health 2019: Setting the Course for the Future will be held on October 1st and 2nd 2019 in Winnipeg and Oak Hammock Marsh, Manitoba. Early bird pricing is in effect until August 15, 2019 and space is limited so book early! Please go to www.soilcc.ca for more information, to register or […]