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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

SOIL – I Dig it! BC Institute of Agrologists, November 16, 2019

SOIL – I Dig it! BC Institute of Agrologists, November 16, 2019

Vancouver and Fraser Valley Branches present: “Soil – I Dig it!” November 16th, 2019 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Location: SFU (Simon Fraser University) Surrey Campus, 250 – 13450 – 102 Avenue, Surrey, Room 5240 http://www.sfu.ca/campuses/maps-and-directions/surrey-map.html Please join us for a Professional Development event where we hear from speakers discussing all things soil. Topics may include enforcement […]

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 […]

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 […]