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July: Soils are Living (IYS video from SSSA)
Summer Job Opportunity with E.S. Cropconsult Ltd.

Summer Job Opportunity with E.S. Cropconsult Ltd.

E.S. Cropconsult Ltd. Summer Job Description Position: IPM Field Technician (Vegetable and Berry Crops)            Description: Integrated pest management technicians work in a team to collect pest (insect, mite, disease, weed) information that is used to help growers achieve more effective pest control. Positions involve working outdoors in all weather in co-operation with a team of […]

PRSSS Soil of the Month: Marble Hill Soil in Abbotsford

PRSSS Soil of the Month: Marble Hill Soil in Abbotsford

PRSSS Soil of the Month (June 2015): The Marble Hill Soil in Abbotsford by Zineb Bazza, President-Elect Information contained in this post contributed by Elizabeth Kenney and Geoff Hughes-Games. Location and Extent The Marble Hill soil occurs mainly in the Abbotsford and Mission municipalities and in the Columbia Valley south of Cultus Lake. It first […]

Job Posting: Agriculture Instructor at Lethbridge College
Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Soil and Water Conservation, University of Guelph

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Soil and Water Conservation, University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is seeking a soil physicist – see their announcement below: UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH ONTARIO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE School of Environmental Science Assistant Professor in Soil and Water Conservation The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in the area of Soil and Water Conservation. […]

Do You Want a World Soils Day Google Doodle? Let Google Know!

The Soil Science Society of America is leading a campaign asking soil scientists to write to Google requesting a Google Doodle recognizing World Soils Day on December 5, 2015. Emails to Google can be sent to proposals@google.com. In your email, personalize why YOU think soils are important and deserve a special Google Doodle recognizing that. Let your […]

June 25th at UBC: Research Cafe to Celebrate the International Year of Soils!

June 25th at UBC: Research Cafe to Celebrate the International Year of Soils!

Come celebrate International Year of Soils as Professor Maja Krzic of UBC Faculty of Land and Food System’s Soil Science Group presents on Flexible Learning + Soil Science: How We Use Technology to Engage Students. Thursday, June 25 | 12 – 1 PM MacMillan 160, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Tickets are $10 ($5 for registered students) […]

Photos from the 2015 AGM are now online!
PRSSS Executive Jacynthe Masse wins AICF Ivarson Soils Scholarship

PRSSS Executive Jacynthe Masse wins AICF Ivarson Soils Scholarship

Congratulations to Jacynthe Masse, a PRSSS director,  who is the 2015 recipient of the AICF Ivarson Soils Scholarship!   Press Release from the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation: OTTAWA, 2 June, 2015 – The Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) is pleased to announce that Ms. Jacynthe Masse is the 2015 recipient of the Karl […]

June: Soil Supports Recreation (IYS video from SSSA)