The Illinois Organic Program is accepting applications for summer 2021 undergraduate internships. Interns will learn about and participate in research in modern organic food production, soil health, and corn breeding techniques for regenerative systems. Internships may be extended for 1 to 2 years and continuing students will have the opportunity to conduct independent projects. For […]
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meets twice per year listen to public comments, discusses agenda items, and vote on recommendations. This year the meeting will be virtual! OSB Fall Meeting 2020 agenda and dates: The draft agenda is here https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Agenda2020OctNOSBAgenda.pdf Public Comment Webinar Day 1: Tuesday, October 20 from Noon – 5:00 pm Eastern […]
Unites States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service California Positions Position Series and Grade Location Student Trainee (Agricultural Engineer) GS-899-03 Elk Grove Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Auburn Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Bakersfield Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Indio Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Oxnard Student Trainee (Public Affairs) GS-499-03 Davis Student Trainee (Soil […]
Virt Watch a virtual farm tour with southeast Iowa cover croppers Mike and Mark Jackson. ual Cover Crop Field Day Watch the recording of this virtual field day.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 —– 3:00 to 4:00 pm (EDT) As food system educators, are we making progress in reaching equity goals in our organizations? What is limiting us from using an equity lens in our work? What are we most interested in learning more about, and where and what are the examples that illustrate […]
American Farmland Trust‘s Mission (www.farmland.org) To save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land Duties and Responsibilities The Water Resources Specialist position offers an exciting opportunity to help build AFT’s water-related programs across the country. This early career- to mid-level professional will work with […]
Student Input Session Hey.. members of Illinois student body are needed to help draft the 2020 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP). Please go share your thoughts about how to achieve campus sustainability and carbon neutrality goals by 2050. iSEE is looking for input from creative and collaborative students from all disciplines who have a passion […]
Teachers and high school students who want to lead are invited to accept the “30 by 2030” challenge on January 30, 2020 at Pontiac High School 1100 East Indiana Ave. | Pontiac, IL 61764 . Participants will take action through a “hack-a-thon” ! The 30 by 30 goal is to develop and pass legislation to […]
Don’t miss the Savanna Institute’s gathering http://www.savannainstitute.org/2019-perennial-farm-gathering.html The meeting takes place in beautiful Sinsinawa Mound Center in Iowa Dec 6 and 7. Their program looks great!