U of MN Festival & Event Management Course

The University of Minnesota’s Tourism Center will offer the Festival and Event Management Online Course in September, 2014.  More information:
http://www.tourism.umn.edu/EducationTraining/FestivalEventManagement/AbouttheProgram/index.htm Continue reading ‘U of MN Festival & Event Management Course’

Two Grant Specialist Positions, MN Dept. of Agriculture

Minnesota Department of Agriculture has posted two more grants specialist positions.  They are open to all job seekers. Application deadline is midnight Friday, July 18. Continue reading ‘Two Grant Specialist Positions, MN Dept. of Agriculture’

Position Available: Dean of College of Agriculture, Chico, CA

California State University, Chico is hiring a new Dean of the College of Agriculture. Find out more: http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=40987

Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Seeks Vendors

Once again I’m coming to the experts. The Linden Hills Farmers’ Market has taken off and our community in South Minneapolis is proving itself committed. Given our market’s popularity, we are now seeking new vendors! Specifically, we are seeking businesses that supply meat, fish, oil, grain and/or dairy. Continue reading ‘Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Seeks Vendors’

Census of Agriculture Input Sought

Public comment is open on the USDA Census of Agriculture; here’s your opportunity to help shape the census. Deadline to comment is August 4th.  http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Contact_Us/Census_Program_Input_Form/

Researcher Seeking Women Farmland Owners for Focus Group

If you are a woman landowner who leases land and would like to participate in the focus group please RSVP to Jan Joannides at jan@rtcinfo.org or 612-251-7304.

The focus group will take place at: Zumbrota Public Library, 100 West Ave, Zumbrota, MN 55992; Friday, July 25, 2014, 10 am to 1 pm Continue reading ‘Researcher Seeking Women Farmland Owners for Focus Group’

Seeking grower collaboration on organic soils research

I am working as part of a team to study the role of beneficial soil microbes and their contribution to resistance of vegetable crops to insect damage in organic systems. We are looking for certified organic growers who may be interested in collaborating in this research project.

Continue reading ‘Seeking grower collaboration on organic soils research’



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