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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 […]

IX International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops, Israel

IX International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops, Israel

The IX International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops will be held June 7-11, 2020 at the Yearim Hotel, Kibbutz Ma’ale HaHamisha, Israel, under the aegis of the ISHS. A link to the symposium website and other information can be found at: www.ortra.com/events/mnutrition2020 The objective of the symposium is to share interdisciplinary, fundamental and […]

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 […]

Grant Opportunity: The Innovation Awards Roullier

Grant Opportunity: The Innovation Awards Roullier

This international contest in Plant and Animal Nutrition, organized by the Groupe Roullier (French Company), will reward the two best projects with a grant of €75,000 each. The competition is open to all universities and research laboratories worldwide. Apply by February 29, 2020 For this edition, the soil will be at the center of the plant […]

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: Senior Research Scientist – Soil Carbon, Adelaide, AU

Job Posting: Senior Research Scientist – Soil Carbon, Adelaide, AU

The Opportunity Are you interested in soil carbon research? Apply your skills to a dynamic role with world class analytical facilities! Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation. CSIRO’s Agriculture and Food is seeking to appoint a senior research scientist to lead the soil carbon research portfolio. In this position you will deliver […]