Author Archives: Susan Ratcliffe

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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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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Postdoctoral Position in Microbiology and Immunology

Postdoctoral Position in Microbiology and Immunology  Institution: University of Maryland School of Medicine  Location: Baltimore, Maryland  The Pedra Laboratory at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to study the molecular interactions between the immune … Continue reading

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Biologist II/Entomologist

State of Alabama Personnel Department 64 North Union Street P. O. Box 304100 Montgomery, AL 36130-4100 Phone: (334) 242-3389  Fax: (334) 242-1110  www.personnel.alabama.gov Continuous Announcement BIOLOGIST II – 70722  ENTOMOLOGY OPTION – 327  Salary: $39,290.40 – $62,529.60 Announcement Date: December … Continue reading

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Visiting Research Specialist Crop Sciences

Visiting Research Specialist Crop Sciences College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating … Continue reading

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EPA Releases Neonicotinoid Assessments for Public Comment

EPA Releases Neonicotinoid Assessments for Public Comment The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing preliminary ecological and human health risk assessments for these neonicotinoid insecticides — clothianidin, thiamethoxam, and dinotefuran — and a preliminary ecological risk assessment for imidacloprid, … Continue reading

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