Risk management, including the use of plant health biosecurity practices, protects growers’ farms and profits. How do you protect your crops against plant pests? Complete this short survey to help Canadian growers like you! This survey is being distributed on behalf of the Canadian Plant Health Council. The Council is made up of industry, academic, […]
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Floods, carbon, ducks and trails: Quantifying and communicating wetland ecosystem services in Atlantic Canada March 23, 2021 – 11:00am(PDT/PST) Location: online webinar Presented by Emma Bocking, Ducks Unlimited Canada Rapid functional assessment tools like WESP (Wetland Ecosystem Services Protocol) give the ability to quantify several wetland functions and benefits, such as water storage, carbon sequestration […]
The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced proposed regulations for the Federal Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset System on March 5, 2021. At completion, the Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset System will stimulate demand for projects across Canada that reduce greenhouse gases and generate federal offset credits. The ability to generate […]
The Dairy Farmers of Canada have requested that farmers consider reducing or eliminating the amount of palm oil being added to dairy feed in the wake of controversy about changes in butter consistency. Members of the public have noted that butter has not been softening as normal, with changes in consistency. Read more in this […]
The Ontario government is supporting greenhouse growers by investing over $3.6 million in 12 innovative projects to help develop new technologies, recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and enhance competitiveness and innovation. Read more at this link.
British Columbia’s provincial government has announced that the Professional Governance Act will be fully implemented on Friday, February 5, 2021. The current legislation, the BC Agrologists Act (2003) governing the designated professions, including BCIA, will be officially repealed at that time. Read the news release HERE.
The Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists’ 2019 Agrologist Salary Survey for your reading leisure!
Are you considering becoming an agrologist and found our site on the web? This article, along with the information contained in the Agrologists Agronomes Canada site will give you more information about what services an agrologist may be called on to provide and where an agrologist might work. Don’t forget to visit our provincial regulators […]
Have you ever thought about the difference between agrology and agronomy, and agrologist versus agronomist? A document provided by the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists can help distinguish between the two: Agrologist vs Agronomist.
Best wishes for a safe and pleasant New Year from Agrologists Agronomes Canada!