Job Opportunities: UBC Farm

Job Opportunities: UBC Farm

The UBC Farm is hiring a Field Worker and Urban Farmers Volunteer Assistant The Field Worker supports the UBC Farm and CSFS by assisting with day-to-day crop production and land stewardship activities. The Urban Farmers Volunteer Assistant works with the Volunteer Coordinator, the Perennials and Biodiversity Coordinator and other UBC Farm staff to provide daily […]

Job opportunity: Research Associate in Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities, University of British Columbia

Job opportunity: Research Associate in Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities, University of British Columbia

The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, UBC-Vancouver campus, seeks a Research Associate to undertake research on mycorrhizal fungal communities and forest ecosystem resilience. This research associate will be responsible for undertaking research under the supervision of Dr. Suzanne Simard. Responsibilities include: 1) design research projects to elucidate the role of mycorrhizal […]

PostDoc Opportunity: Climate/agriculture/natural resource decision support, Washington State University

PostDoc Opportunity: Climate/agriculture/natural resource decision support, Washington State University

Washington State University’s Agricultural, Natural, and Human Systems Modeling group seeks applications for a post-doctoral associate (or a qualified post-masters research associate) with broad interests in facilitating decision support at the intersection of climate, agriculture and natural resources issues in the Pacific Northwest U.S. The position will be based in Pullman, WA with the Department of Biological […]

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 […]

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

The Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science in collaboration with the Fraser Valley branch of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologist Spring Workshop was held on Saturday March 7, 2020 at the University of the Fraser Valley. For details about the day, click here.

3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, 2021

3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, 2021

The 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference is scheduled for November 1-3, 2021 in Dublin, Ireland. The conference theme is Science as a basis for the sustainable use and conservation of soil biodiversity. For more information visit their website at http://gsb2021.ie

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 […]

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 […]