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New Board Chair and Vice Chair Elected for 2020-21

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New Board Chair and Vice Chair Elected for 2020-21

  The Board of Directors of Agrologists Agronomes Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of two key positions following the October 1, 2020 AGM:  JP Ellson, Executive Director and Registrar,  British Columbia Institute of Agrologists as the new Chair  for 2020-2021.     2. Valerie Pearson, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, as the […]

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Step up to the plate — Help feed Canadians

Many Canadians have seen their jobs affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Now is the time to take advantage of the many employment opportunities available in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Search agriculture and food production job websites and employee resources by clicking HERE.

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October 2020 Newsletter

  Please read our most recent publication:  AAC Newsletter_October 2020  !    

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BCIA Introduces Digital Seals, Signatures via Notarius

  BCIA has entered into a partnership agreement with ‘Notarius’, a trusted digital signature provider, to provide safe, legally secure and reliable options for digital signatures and seals. This will ensure reliability of the document author and increase the efficacy of transfer of documents, especially those requiring multiple professional stamps. For further information, please visit BCIA’s digital seal and signature page. […]

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Percy Schmeiser, who fought against Monsanto, is dead at 89

Percy Schmeiser, whose name became synonymous with the legal fight against patent rights centred around Monsanto’s genetically modified canola, has died. John Schmeiser told CBC his father died Tuesday at the age of 89. Schmeiser had Parkinson’s disease. The Saskatchewan farmer became famous in the late 1990s after agrochemical giant Monsanto took him to court. The company had […]

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Influential Women in Agriculture Virtual Summit

October 20, 2020 at 12:00pm ET Influential Women in Agriculture Summit JOIN THE CONVERSATION Register for a virtual mentorship event with some of the most influential leaders in Canadian agriculture. Earlier this year, we launched the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) program to recognize women across Canada’s diverse agriculture industry. The applications we received […]

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Farm Cash Receipt Data Shows Early Effects of Pandemic

New from the Ontario Institute of Agrologists: New data on farm cash receipts for the second quarter of 2020 sheds some light on the early impact the pandemic has had on farm income across the Canadian provinces and across different commodities. Please visit https://www.realagriculture.com/2020/08/farm-cash-receipt-data-shows-early-effects-of-pandemic/ for more information.  

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SIA Shares Recent Agrology Webinars

This past month, the Saskatoon, South West, and Regina Branches of the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists (SIA) have hosted several webinars. For those interested in the presentations, the facilitators have graciously shared their PowerPoint files. Saskatchewan Energy Industry:  Acknowledgement of Reclamation Process Presenter: Jaime Cobler TechAg, Deeproots Environmental Ltd.    Click here to connect to […]

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Virtual Conference – Compost Council of Canada

Event Dates: Monday Sept 28 – Friday Oct. 2, 2020 • Presentations held throughout the week • Virtual tours and Equipment demonstrations • Interactive Exhibit area • Networking For more information, and to register, go to the Compost Council of Canada website at http://www.compost.org/national-conference-2020/

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Call for Research Projects: Environmental Sciences Capstone

The Ontario Institute of Agrologists has highlighted that the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, has issued a Call for Research Projects, for their  capstone project.  You can contribute by providing an environmental problem/issue for the students to investigate. Logistically, the issues are typically addressed by teams of 5-8 students, representing the several majors […]

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