Author Archives: Susan Ratcliffe

New Site Gives Midwest Farmers Easy Access to Crop Management Resources

    New Site Gives Midwest Farmers Easy Access to Crop Management Resources     By Daren  Mueller To learn more about the new crop management website, visit:     https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/daren-mueller/new-site-gives-midwest-farmers-easy-access-crop-management-resources     More information on integrated crop management and upcoming events can be     found here:          News Releases: http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/ … Continue reading

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Horticultural Crops Research Farm Manager

The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center (OARDC), Wooster, Ohio is accepting applications for a full time Horticultural Crops Research Farm Manager. This position manages field operations to implement, maintain and meet objectives for specialty crops research. Production systems include … Continue reading

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BIOLOGIST II – Entomology Option

  BIOLOGIST II – 70722  ENTOMOLOGY OPTION – 327  Salary: $39,290.40 – $62,529.60 Announcement Date: December 20, 2017 JOB INFORMATION  The Biologist II – Entomology Option is a permanent, full-time position with the Alabama Department of Public Health. Positions are … Continue reading

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Lecturer Position available at Cornell University Department of Entomology

The Cornell Department of Entomology is seeking a full-time Lecturer to start on June 1, 2018. The Lecturer will join Cornell’s mosquito biology program team and the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) to deliver a Master … Continue reading

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Organic Crop and Conservation Specialist

Located in rural Waldo County, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is seeking an Organic Crop and Conservation Specialist. MOFGA, a leader in the organic agriculture movement, is looking for a dynamic individual interested in working with Maine’s … Continue reading

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2018 Organic Transitions (ORG) Request for Application (RFA)

The 2018 Organic Transitions (ORG) Request for Application (RFA) has been released with the deadline of March 29, 2018.  The announcement is available at: https://nifa.usda.gov/announcement/usdas-national-institute-food-and-agriculture-announces-support-organic-agricultural The Funding Opportunity can be accessed at: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/organic-transitions-org You may also want to visit NIFA’s organic … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY IPM PROJECT MANAGER

COMMUNITY IPM PROJECT MANAGER New manager position available with an independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM).  Primary responsibilities will be providing leadership for and oversight of the organization’s community IPM … Continue reading

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BEGINNING FARMER AND RANCHER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BFRDP) APPLICANT WEBINAR RECORDING

BEGINNING FARMER AND RANCHER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BFRDP) APPLICANT WEBINAR RECORDING The Request for Applications is now available for public viewing. Deadline for submissions is February 8 at 5 pm Eastern time. The applicant webinar for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program was … Continue reading

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EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessments for Glyphosate

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing for public comment the draft human health and ecological risk assessments for glyphosate, one of the most widely used agricultural pesticides in the United States. The draft human health risk assessment concludes that … Continue reading

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Entomology Postdoctoral Position

Postdoctoral Position Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University Vector-borne and zoonotic disease ecology A postdoctoral position is available in Gabriel Hamer’s Lab in the Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University. The successful candidate will contribute to research studying multiple aspects … Continue reading

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