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Are agrologist salaries on the money?

This past winter the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists (SIA) released a salary survey that pegs the overall average salary of Sask­atchewan agrologists (not including bonus) at $84,629.  Salary survey also examined if a gender pay gap exists in agriculture. For the first time in agriculture, though, this survey separated out pay by gender, and showed […]

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A New and Modernized Act in Saskatchewan

The updated Act was officially gazetted by the Saskatchewan government, on Friday, January 19, 2018. View the Agrologists Act. The main amendments in the Act include: Updating the definition of “practice agrology” with new wording that encompasses environmental practice(s). Removing reference in the Act to “agricultural technologists” and the statement that they cannot practice independently. […]

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Interprovincial Transfers to Alberta

To comply with the Canadian Free Trade and the New West Partnership agreements addressing labor mobility, the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA) confirmed last August, that they will accept all professional agrologists registered from another province, who request membership in Alberta. Read the Signed Letter sent to all to Provincial Institutes. Should you have any […]

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Enthusiasm from Rene Van Acker, P.Ag and Dean of OAC.

Jobs survey finds growing demand for agriculture graduates

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A Food Policy for Canada – Agrologists have you say!

Federal government extends food policy discussions Citing a strong response from across the country, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay has extended the public consultations on a National Food Policy until August 31st 2017. Following a successful food policy summit held in Ottawa in June, the Government of Canada will be holding regional engagement sessions […]

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Agricultural Excellence Conference

Agrologists of Canada, book early! Farm Management Canada (FMC) will host the Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) in Ottawa, November 21-23, 2017. The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada, focusing on bringing diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, advice, […]

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Agrology – A contemporary and evolving profession

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From soil and seed to water and weeds, Professional Agrologists (P.Ags) work collectively to ensure that Canadians continue to have a healthy environment to grow healthy food and build our economy. The following two articles on agrology practice demonstrate how agrology is a trendy and promising profession, that offers diverse opportunities. In Alberta and western […]

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Annual General Meetings – Coast to Coast

It is Annual General Meeting (AGM) Season for most provincial agrologists institutes. View the Calendar and visit provincial websites for more details.

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February 16, 2017 – Canada’s Agriculture Day

P.Ags are invited to celebrate this day with Agrologists Canada. If you are involved in celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day on February 16, 2017 , we would be delighted if you would consider sharing photos with AAC by sending them to: generalmanager@agrologistscanada.ca.  We are looking for “action” photos that represent agrology activity. We need pictures to create our photo […]

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Goodbye to Mr. René Mongeau, agr.

At the 2016 Annual General Meeting in Montreal was our last opportunity to hear René Mongeau at the AAC Board table. René has been representing OAQ for the past seven years. In 2014, he became the Chair of AAC. Upon leaving, he transferred his passionate commitment to the group: “I leave the national table but […]

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