Radical Mycology 3-day Course

Three-day Mushroom Cultivation & Application Course will be offered in Minneapolis on the weekend of August 21-23. 2015. Designed for the beginner as well the experienced cultivator, this course covers everything you need to know to start producing high quality mushroom spawn, fruit mushrooms indoors all year, construct a mushroom farm, and establish productive and regenerative outdoor mycoscapes. Apply by August 1, 2015. Continue reading ‘Radical Mycology 3-day Course’

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Small Grains Breeding, Purdue University

A motivated, postdoctoral scientist is envisioned to assist in all facets of the small grains breeding program at Purdue. The primary role is to oversee the agronomic operations, sample handling for the genotyping experiments, and to conduct scientific research within the context of breeding program. Apply by July 15, 2015. Continue reading ‘Postdoctoral Research Associate in Small Grains Breeding, Purdue University’

Review Program Specialist Position Available with Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)

The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) is a leading nonprofit organization working to strengthen the organic industry. OMRI operates an internationally recognized evaluation program that reviews and lists inputs products for use in producing, processing, and handling organic foods and fiber. OMRI Listed® products are deemed appropriate to be used in operations that are certified organic under the USDA National Organic Program or the Canadian Organic Standards. Continue reading ‘Review Program Specialist Position Available with Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)’

SNAP-Ed Research Association Position with University of Minnesota Extension

The Extension Center for Family Development is seeking a Research Associate position to work within the Applied Research and Evaluation Team on SNAP-Ed programming and other health and nutrition initiatives. This Research Associate will design and conduct qualitative and quantitative applied research and evaluation for SNAP-Ed programs, and write and disseminate reports of findings. Additionally, the person in this position will support, conduct, analyze and report on research that explores the current food environments across Minnesota. Apply by July 18, 2015. Continue reading ‘SNAP-Ed Research Association Position with University of Minnesota Extension’

AgCentric Project Coordinator Position Available at Central Lakes College, Brainerd & Staples, MN

The Coordinator is responsible for the execution and implementation of the projects and work plans related to the agricultural needs of the AgCentric (COE) work themes and as directed by the AgCentric (COE) Director.  The AgCentric (COE) workplan includes developing cross-campus curriculum within the Northern region that includes Ridgewater, Northland, and CLC service areas. Apply by June 26, 2015. Continue reading ‘AgCentric Project Coordinator Position Available at Central Lakes College, Brainerd & Staples, MN’

Call for Presentations for 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference

Organic Seed Alliance invites you to help shape the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference by providing proposals for content. This is your opportunity to share important research and ask timely questions related to organic seed. The conference will be held February 4-6, 2016, in Corvallis, OR, and is the only event that brings together diverse members of the organic seed community in two days of presentations and networking events focused solely on organic seed. We welcome your proposals for presentations, workshops, posters, panels, and roundtables. Submit proposals by July 15, 2015. Continue reading ‘Call for Presentations for 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference’

National Wildlife Federation Seeks Agriculture Program Specialist for Great Lakes Region

The National Wildlife Federation is seeking an Agriculture Program Specialist to join our staff in our Great Lakes Regional Office (Ann Arbor), or remotely in MN or WI. This position will take the lead in several aspects of NWF’s cover crop program and will take the lead in training and educating NWF’s cover crop champions who conduct outreach to farmers across the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Continue reading ‘National Wildlife Federation Seeks Agriculture Program Specialist for Great Lakes Region’



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