Author Archives: Laurie Vial

Xerces Society seeks Pollinator Conservation Specialist / Agronomist

Pollinator Conservation Specialist / Agronomist Location: Preference is to locate this position at a home office in Minnesota or North Dakota. For the right candidate, we may consider additional location options. Start Date: Hiring preference will go to candidates available to start … Continue reading

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FDA, USDA, and EPA to Hold Public Sessions on Agricultural Biotechnology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in coordination with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs will be holding two public meetings to discuss FDA’s Agricultural Biotechnology Education … Continue reading

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USAID’s Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research

NIFA has participated in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Program since 2014. PEER is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries, partnered with U.S. government-supported collaborators, to apply … Continue reading

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USDA Strengthens Agricultural Sciences at Hispanic-Serving Institutions to Cultivate Future Scientists and Leaders

USDA Strengthens Agricultural Sciences at Hispanic-Serving Institutions to Cultivate Future Scientists and Leaders The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). These grants … Continue reading

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Scientists seek public assistance in tackling rose rosette disease

 From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg by Kathleen Phillips, Texas A&M AgriLife Halfway through a five-year, $4.6 million grant to combat rose rosette disease in the U.S., the national research team studying it is encouraged by the amount … Continue reading

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NCR-SARE Seeks Nominations for Administrative Council Members

The North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) is seeking nominees* for the following seats on its Administrative Council as follows: • At-large representative of an agriculture college or university** • Non-profit organization representative from a … Continue reading

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USDA Invests in a More Diverse Agricultural Science Workforce

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to increase women and minority representation in the agricultural science workforce. Funding is made through NIFA’s Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens seeks Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Technician

Full Time Integrated Pest Management Technician  Longwood Gardens is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic individual for the position of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Technician in the Horticulture Department. Primary responsibilities include assisting the IPM Specialist by scouting, diagnosing, treating, and training staff … Continue reading

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APS webinars announced

Fieldside Manner: Serving Plant Pathology’s Stakeholders—Part 2 Oct. 25, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. CDT Tapping into Growers’ Expertise: Engaging in Extension Dr. Lindsey du Toit Washington State University, Mount Vernon NWREC Have I told You About the Time…: Communicating “Plant … Continue reading

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Texas A&M seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor of Entomology

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure Track) in ACAROLOGY  Texas A&M, Department of Entomology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Entomology with a specialization in tick biology and tick-borne diseases.  This is a campus-based, tenure-track, 10-month appointment in College Station, TX … Continue reading

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