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BC Institute of Agrologists AGM – May 8, 2019

BC Institute of Agrologists AGM – May 8, 2019

Date:  Wednesday May 8, 2019 Location:  The Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Drive in Vancouver – Ballroom Time:  2:00pm – 4:00pm Registration for the BCIA AGM is NO CHARGE.    Login to register below.  (Be sure to confirm your registration by selecting REGISTER FOR EVENT twice.) The business conducted at the annual general meeting shall include: adoption of […]

Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science

Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science

The Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Soil Science Scholarship provides financial support to a student entering the second or subsequent year of graduate studies in soil science (agriculture, environment, geology, agro-ecology or other related disciplines) at a Canadian university. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate […]

CSSS Alaska and Arctic Soils Field Tour

CSSS Alaska and Arctic Soils Field Tour

There are still three spots available for the CSSS 2019 Alaska and Artic Soils summer field tour. Spots will be assigned on a first come basis. The trip is July 11-23, 2019. The base trip should cost $1,735 plus airfare for undergraduates. There are no funds for scholarships or discounts for students this year. Airfare […]

Job Posting: UBC Applied Biology Education/Research Support Technician

Job Posting: UBC Applied Biology Education/Research Support Technician

Job Posting: Education / Research Support Technician Position The Education/Research Support Technician oversees all Applied Biology (APBI) labs within the HR MacMillan building and provides technical support to laboratories/PBL courses and teaching activities including managing and delivering lab training and orientation, equipment set/clean up, troubleshooting and developing methodologies for both laboratory and field experiments and […]

2019 Alberta Soils Tour

2019 Alberta Soils Tour

May 30-31, 2019 Central Alberta Region Red Deer – Drumheller – Red Deer The Alberta Soils Tour is an excellent training opportunity for those working with soils, whether the focus is on soil conservation, land reclamation, or agronomy. Experts will provide background on soil formation and the various soil profiles for each of the landscapes […]

As above, so below: An introduction to soils, ecosystems and livelihoods in the Tropics

As above, so below: An introduction to soils, ecosystems and livelihoods in the Tropics

The tropics are as beautiful and diverse below-ground as they are above-ground. Learn how to use knowledge about the natural variability in soil properties for the sustainable management of ecosystems and farms.   This free, 7-week, edX course starts May 13, 2019. Learn more and view the course syllabus here.   Instructors: Karen Vancampenhout, Professor […]

Job posting: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science

Job posting: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science (Soil/Plant Sci), School of Science and Mathematics Position: The Department of Agricultural Science at Truman State University is seeking applicants for one non-tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. This is a full-time appointment on a nine-month contract, beginning August 2019 […]

Job Posting: Provincial Soil Specialist

Job Posting: Provincial Soil Specialist

Provincial Soil Specialist   Apply your knowledge of soil science and BC’s agricultural industry in this key role   Salary $64,086.02 – $80,042.76 annually   The Provincial Soil Specialist provides senior professional advisory services, including direction to others, within an agri-environmental resource program, particularly in relation to agricultural soil management in B.C. The Provincial Soil […]

Job Posting: UBC 3 Assistant Professor Positions in Plant and Soil Science

Job Posting: UBC 3 Assistant Professor Positions in Plant and Soil Science

Assistant Professors in Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment (Cluster Hire) The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) is seeking outstanding candidates for three full-time, tenure-track positions in Plant or Soil Science, as part of the Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment group, the Applied Biology program and […]

Job Posting: Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Job Posting: Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Outreach and Communications Coordinator School of Environmental Science, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph Temporary full-time from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2024 Hiring #: 2019-0088 Please read the Application Instructions before applying Reporting to the Soils@Guelph Executive Director, the Outreach and Communications Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing traditional and digital communications, […]